The St. Margaret’s/Resurrection Flyers soared high yet again during the final indoor track meets of the 2014/2015 track season at the St. Anthony’s Classic on March 22 at St. Anthony’s School in Huntington, Long Island.
At the meet, several of the Flyers were the first to cross the finish line and earn gold medals.
Peewee Aileen Mitarotonda won the 55-meter race. Receiving gold medals for the 4×100-meter relay race were novice boys Josiah Boulet, Unai Higgins, Kevin Isca and Andrew Kelly. Junior girls Nina Allen, Lili Cathersal, Ainara Higgins and Zara McPartland also took home the top prize in the 4×100-meter relay race.
Senior Luc Cathersal, junior Keri Ann Koenig and novice Leana Riuz all brought home gold medals for the 300-meter race. Other gold medalists were senior Karolina Niepokoj for the 800-meter race and senior Brian Kelly for the standing long jump.
Bantam Ricky Hubert won the silver medal for the 600-meter race and junior Owen Kelly took second in the standing long jump.
Receiving bronze medals for the 55-meter race were peewees Gavin Walsh and Anthony Pedecini, as well as novice Francesca DeSantis. Bronze medal recipients for the 300-meter race were novice Olaia Higgins, bantam Mackenzie Collin, bantam Kacper Niepokoj, junior Jorge Aguilar and junior Seamus Girdusky. In the standing long jump, bantam Robert Geraci and junior John Bolger took home the bronze.
Other runners receiving medals included junior Laura Hulliahan and bantams Kevin Girdusky and Joshua Rivera for the 55-meter race, as well as bantams Luke Trinchillo, Justin Trinchillio, Victor Osling and Sean Walsh for the 4×100-meter relay.
Coaches Jeff Boger, Mark Codd, Dennis Fey, Teresa Hubert and Mike Loftus are proud of all the Flyers who participated in the meet. Any child in grades K through 8 are invited to come to a team practice if they wish to try out for the team for the upcoming season. Practices are held on Tuesdays from 4 to 5 p.m. and Saturdays from 8 to 9 a.m. at the track in Juniper Valley Park in Middle Village.