The Girls (Gracie Surdej, Grace Kicinski, Laura O’Brien and Kate Mendola) and Boys (Luke Nowak, Charlie Kent, Cameron Cieslica and Anthony Rambino) 10 & Under Relay teams captured third place, Girls 12 & Under (Ali Forsythe, Evelyn Nowak, Leah Surdej and Rachel Regan) finished fourth, Boys 12 & Under (Jimmy Cycon, Matthew Schneggenburger, Zak Kent and Michael Suda) finished sixth, Girls 14 & Under (Ava Suda, Bridget Vogl, Analiese Hirsch and Jane Kent) captured fourth and the Boys 14 & Under (Colin Melligan, Kyle Schaffstall, Colin Cieslica, & Matt Shalloe) finished second. In the 800 relays the Boys (Matt Shalloe, Kyle Schaffstall, Colin Cieslica, & Matt O’Brien) team finished second, the Girls third (Ava Suda, Megan Cycon, Annaliese Hirsch and Jane Kent) and Co-Ed was sixth (Bridget Vogl, Mark Catherine Cook, Colin Melligan, Zak Kent). Patrick Healy (5th place finish) and Patrick Henshaw both competed well in the Boys Mile.
The sprinters were also able gain many ribbons with top six finishes. Mary Molly (8 & Under – 5th place), Kyle Schneggenburger (8 & Under – 6th place), Grace Kicinski (9 & Under – 2nd place), Luke Nowak (9 & Under – 2nd place), Griffin Regan (9 & Under – 6th place), Kate Mendola (10 & Under – 6th place), Rachel Regan (12 & Under – 4th place), Ava Suda (12 & Under – 4th place), Kyle Schaffstall (13 & Under – 2nd place), Jane Kent (14 & Under – 3rd place) and Matt Shalloe (14 & Under – 4th place). Nate Ramsdell, Joe Bielecki, Cassie Carden, Michael Reilly also ran well in their opening heats.
Queen of Heaven had many strong performances in the field event besides those that captured first place. The other jumpers who took home ribbons were Ryan Forsythe (9 & Under Standing Jump – 2nd place), Anna Boyd (11 & Under Standing Jump – 2nd place), Kyle Hoare (11 & Under Standing Jump – 3rd place), Charlie Kent (11 & Under Standing Jump – 5th place), Cameron Cieslica (11 & Under Standing Jump – 6th place), Bridget Vogl (13 & Under Long Jump – 3rd place), Annaliese Hirsch (15 & Under Long Jump – 2nd place), and Colin Cieslica (15 & Under Long Jump – 3rd place). Alex Packard (9 & Under Throws – 3rd place), David Vogl (9 & Under Throws – 3rd place), Laura O’Brien (11 & Under Throws – 4th place), Jimmy Cycon (11 & Under Throws – 3rd place), Jenna Shalloe (13 & Under Throws – 3rd place), Emily Schneggenburger (13 & Under Throws – 4th place) and Megan Cycon (15 & Under – 4th place) also finished in the top six in their respective throwing events. Madeline Haggerty, Nicholas Surdej, Nicholas Siler, Carlie Rambino, Avery Hoare and Brendan Reilly performed well in their individual field event.
Queen of Heaven has many individuals who qualified for the ALL-SITA meet on June 3rd which is for the top four sprint finalist and top three throwers, jumpers and relay teams from the league championship. We are expecting them to perform well at this meet. Congratulations on a wonderful season.