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INDOOR TRACK AND FIELD 2016-2017
The following guys are continuing with Indoors You
will practice at BK Armory on Monday
2/4 Frosh and Soph CHSAA Championships- The results are in. Both the freshman team and the Sophomore team finish in the top 10. Some great personal best performances.
1/29 NYCHSAA Sectional and NY/BQ City Championships- What a great day at the Armory. A complete team effort is needed to win the Sectional and City Title, and that is what we got for the entire team. The day got off the right start as Dorian Ryan took the Sectional 55 title and qualified for the City final. Up next was the distance crew that saw 3 guys run 10 mins or faster as Cipri- Gwyn Rowsom and Donahue collected 8 city and Sectional points. In the sectional competion, we were out to a great start with 14 points and we never looked back. The scoring in the city meet was a little more difficult. Val Ferraro and Xavier Sweet both scored in the Sectional hurdles and Val qualified for the City final. The 4x400 of Lewis, Colter, Tria and Macdonnell picked up 2 points and the team was really rolling then. The key to the sectional title ios the back scorers, guys who work really hard everyday in practice and wait for their time to shine. They got their chance on Sunday as the A and B 4x200 teams scored big in the Sectional final, and we racked up 7 points in the 1000 meters as Oettl and Norako both scored (1st and 5th). At this point, we were ahead in the section 30-12 over Fordham and we trailed St Francis by a point in the city scoring. This is when luck was on our side, 2 Sophs (Knoff and Demetriades) tie for 2nd in the Section in the high jump and 4th in the city High bring with them need points. Pat Heaney made the Shot final and added to our total. Then we got to the 400 and 600 where Andrew Defreitas and Michael Crorkin combined to bring home 10 points for the section. With 3 events left, we trailed St. Francis Prep by 1/2 a point for the title and that is when our team depth showed. We scored 7 points in the 1600 meters, 7 points in the 4x800 (1st and 5th) 7 points in the 4x200 final. No other team could withstand the onslaught as these 21 points propelled us to our 3rd Sectional and City indoor title in a row. A greta team effort.
1/16 Frosh Soph Sectionals- Great performances by the Freshman and Sophomores as they take 5th and 4th respectively. Big time races by many of the guys. Results and an update to come soon.
1/13 Jesuits- At Fordham Some great performances at Jesuits. The 4x200 takes Gold, the Shot relay takes Bronze and the 4x400 runs agressively. Vitarelli wins the 1600 with a sub 5 performance
1/14 Stanner At NY Armory- Some great races at a crowded meet. Results are posted and we do have some ATX performances.
1/7 Freedom Games- Despite the weather we get some fast times as the guys who get to compete run some real fast times. Cipri takes on some tough compas he hits 9:34 as his openning 3200 meters. All the guys in the 1000 crush it and run super tough. The Sprinters post some hot time ins the 300
1/6 Hayes Games/ Weight Sectionals-The weight squad posts some hot times as we kick off the championship season. Lane medals in the high jump and the 4x800 takes 3rd in a tough race. In the hayes Games, Sawyer gwyn-Rowsom drops a league leading time in the 3200 meters claiming the Meet record and MVP honors. Oliver Branham Upton and Ethan Rice prove our Frosh are able to run with the varsity as they run impressive times in the 3200. Not to be outdone Gregory and Verengia take 2-3 in the 600 The jumping Sophs take 1-2 in the varsity high jump. PAt Heaney leads all the throwers with a pr of 42'
12/29 CHSAA Junior Weight Novice Champs- A good meet for us over break. Some great individual performances. The field event guys come up big with some personal bests and taking 1-2 in novice shot out. Grant Lane wins the weight high jump as the soph High jumpers medal. Ethan Rameriez pr's just shy of the 20' barrier. The Varsity DMR runs all by themselves and breaks 11 mins for the #6 time in NY State. The 4x200 posts our fastest time of the year. The Weight 4x800 records a huge victory. Overall a very positive meet.
if you are going away over break, Mr Dormer needs to have a note or email from your Parents before Tuesday. If you miss break and I have no idea where you are, then we will part company in the New Year
Workouts will be posted for all those who are traveling You are expected to do the workouts while you are away.
ANYONE WHO NEEDS TO PICK UP THEIR
UNIFORMS MUST SEE MR. DORMER ON MONDAY
12/18 Ignatian Games- A great day as so many guys get some very competitive races in. The 1000's are great as we have a 2nd and 4th in the Varsity, 2nd in the Soph and 1st in the Frosh. Some nice times in the 300 on a track that is notoriously slow for sprinters. New comers make a name for themselves. The Sophs sweep the field events as we win both the High and Shot ( Medina in Shot and Demetriades in the High) We even get some ATX performances. If you missed the meet, and I did not know where you where, you need to return to gym class.
12/10 CHSAA Relay Carnival- Great first meet for most of the team. The Frosh DMR ( Rice, Lane,Skoczek, Branham-Upton) take gold and come back in Novice DMR to to take 3rd. The Sophs get medals in the Shot relay (2nd), 4x400 (5th ) and 4x800 (3rd). The Midget 4x200, The varsity Shot Relay, Varsity 4x400 and two teams in the SMR all bring home hardware.
12/3 S.I. Relays- Results are posted The A 4x200 and 4x400 bring home medals
Indoor schedule is now posted.
Indoor Sign Up Sheet- Anyone who wishes to be on the Indoor team this year needs to fill out this google foem
Sprinter Thrower shirts order forms- This is reserved for the guys who are already on the team. Once you fill out the order sheet, bring you money to Mr. Dormer, (Make checks payable to Xavier High School)
11/26 NXN Regionals- The Varsity guys will race this weekend at Bowdin Park. Here is the schedule. Meet where we parked last week. Be there at 10 a.m.
NXN NEW YORK INFO
DATE & LOCATION
11/19 NY STate Federation Champs- A tough day in Bowdin park. The Varsity squad takes 11th as a team This is the 3rd best finish in school history. Sawyer Gwyn Rowsom steps up and pops a huge performance. Michael Crorkin drops a 20 second personal best. Oliver Branham Upton runs tough as a frosh and he places 4th for our team
A great finish to the season for a majority fo the team. We
represent both Xavier and Brooklyn prep so we split our strength, but they
Knights rise to the occasion. Gregpry leads the Frosh into battle
and O'Brien leads the Varsity Great to see theunderclassmen tepping
up to run tough.
Since I know you love history like I do, here is the 1931 Article from the NY times about the last time Xavier won.
11/5 CHSAA FROSH SOPH CHAMPS- Great day at the Park The Underclassmen collect 5 top 3 performances. Once again we prove that we are the top team in the city as we battle St Anthony's nd Chaminade all day for the top 3 spots. Huge races by the Frosh as 19 of them hit personal bests. The Frosh A team is pace by the fact that all 7 guys break 10 for the first time this season. Not to be outdone James Verrengia drops the hammer as he wins the B race. The C squad follows up with a huge performance that saw the entire group hit personal bests. Next up was the Sophs who step up just like they have all season. 4 guys break 15 and 6 guys on the A squad drop Pr's. Then the B team took the course and grabbed 3rd as well 5 Races % top 3 finishes the Furture looks bright indeed.
Weekend of 10/21-10/22
10/15 FP Frosh Relays- A tough race by the A team as they come from behind and almost grab 2nd place. Solid performances by all the freshmen.
10/7 All Hallows Invitational - Some great races at the afterschool meet. The freshmen take 3rd as a team as many of them ht personal bests. The Sophs step up and place 6 guys in the top 7 for our team
What to do over the weekend-
If you Race Saturday
9/29 Fordham Prep developement Meet- A great run in the park on a Thursday afternoon. The Upperclassmen claimed victory, led by Pat Norako who took 3rd as an individual. The Freshmen saw a huge number of personal bests as two guys break the magical 10 min barrier
9/24 XAVIER INVITATIONAL- A great day in the park Great races as the Freshmen take the famed Frosh course by storm. We had One break 9 mins and one run 9 flat. They take 2nd as a team. Next up were the sophomores with two guys(Anderson and O'Brien) breaking 15 mins and a 3rd (Bastionello)almost there. The Sophs take 3rd as a squad. Next up was the Varsity and what a race it was, as Cipri breaks the famed 13 min barrier and Gwyn-Rowsom moves to #4 ATX just ahead of Kevin D'Emic. All 5 scores oin the Varsity hit 13:50 or better Solid effort. Just as with the Varsity, the JV would not be denied. Vitarelli wins the race in dramatic fashion to lead the JV to the team title. We had 12 under 15 mins Not bad for the first meet
Uniform Price lists- Print out the appropriate page. Make all Checks payable to Xavier and bring payment to Mr. Hundley in the AThletic Office. Juniors and seniors will get stuff Thursday, Freshman and Sophomores on Friday. Everyone is required to get the uniform and sweats. Please see Mr. Dormer if there is any question or problem.
now have a twitter page so we can send text messages to all
athletes/parents in case of any last minute changes. You can view
our page on-line at www.twitter.com/xaviertrack
You will need to set up a twitter account first then Text FOLLOW xaviertrack to 40404. Text exactly what is in blue. If you do this on your cell phone, whenever we post something on our twitter page, you will get a text message. This will only be used for last minute changes.
Hurdlers and Jumpers:
Bring a bottle of water to practice everyday.
CROSS COUNTRY RECORDS are UPDATED by 12/4/13