12/8 - CHSAA Relay Carnival - Armory - CLICK TO SEE THE RACE VIDEOS
The Varsity 4x200 and Varsity 4x800 take first place amongst the CHSAA teams at the Relay Carnival. The Varsity 4x200, still running without leadoff man Hudson Scanni, wins out of the 2nd heat with a time of 1:34.70 FAT. The relay is currently in the top 10 in NY State. The Varsity 4x800 nearly led wire to wire en route to a 8:14.53 FAT which should secure a slot in the seeded section of the USATF Time Trials. The relay is currently #2 in the USA!! The weightmen lock down sets of medals in all weight 4x200 relays and the Soph 4x800 take 4th place bronze medals. The Varsity SMR, in the final event of the day, strikes gold to close it out.
12/1 - SIHST&FA Relays - Ocean Breeze
The indoor season kicks off in spectacular fashion. The Vikings win 3 events and set a meet record in the Varsity 4x400. The Jake Panzella, Tom Napoli, Stephen Siracusa and Vincent Masters take 2nd place in the Frosh/Soph DMR. They would later come back and win the Soph 4x400 relay. Steven Anzalone, Kenneth Dias, Nick Masters and Dom Palermo win the Varsity 4x400 in a meet record time of 3:29.68 FAT. Masters scorches the track in his first race in months with a 50.0 relay split to bust the race open. Later in the day, Masters would team with Anzalone, Jason Marchese and Vincent Siracusa to win the Varsity SMR in 3:39.98 FAT. Big PR's by Marchese and Siracusa. The Varsity 4x400 just misses the school record and the Top 10 Staten Island All-Time list.
Sun 12/9 - Mid-Dist - 45-60 mins
Sprints - 30 mins
Mon 12/10 - Practice @ 2:45
Tues 12/11 - Practice @ 2:45
Wed 12/12 - Practice @ 2:45
Thurs 12/13 - Practice @ 2:45
Fri 12/14 - Practice @ 2:45
Sat 12/15 - Loughlin Games
Assgts will be discussed Fri
Cross Country Season
SENIOR DOM PALERMO CHOSEN AS A FIRST TEAM COACHES ALL-STAR
His first time chosen for this honor
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11/19-11/20 - Staten Island Champs - Clove Lakes Park
Both the Varsity and JV take 4th place to conclude the XC season. Photo courtesy Jason Paderon/S.I. Advance
11/10 - CHSAA Catholic State Champs - VCP
Capt Dom Palermo qualifies for the NY State Federation Champs for the first time with a personal best of 13:38. His time is currently the #15 ALL-TIME. This marks the 7th consecutive year we've had at least one qualifier for the NYS Champs. Photo credit: Jason Paderone/S.I. Advance
11/6 - Frosh Islands - Clove Lakes Park
Joe Pecoraro places 19th with a 9:34 and Jason Mainolfi takes 34th with a big PR of 11:07, -1 min, 34 seconds.
11/3 - Frosh/Soph Intersectionals - VCP
11/3 - Clipper Classic - VCP
The sophs place 8th in the team title chase. In the Clipper meet, Ken Dias sets a big PR with a 16:04 time.
10/28 - NY/BQ Sectionals - VCP
Dom Palermo becomes the 20th Viking to ever break the 14 minute barrier. His 13:56 is currently #25 ALL-TIME. The Varsity team takes 4th in the NY Archdiocese and #5 in NYC. Robert Nebel throws down a HUGE PR in the JV race with a 16:13, good for a best by almost 2 minutes.
10/20 - Brown Invitational - Goodard Park
Vin Siracusa and Jason Marchese run big races for the JV to help the team earn a 2nd place plaque. Jake Panzella, Phil Peluso and Anthony Palermo all earn medals for placing in the Top 3 in the JV race. Dom Palermo earns a 17th place medal with a 16:50. His time is the #8 ALL-TIME on our Varsity Brown All-Time list. Corey Pisapia just misses a medal but his 16:58 is #11 ALL-TIME. It was an enjoyable weekend for the team to bond before we head into the championship season. BROWN COURSE HISTORY
10/13 - Manhattan College Invitational - VCP
Capt. Dom Palermo just misses breaking the 14 minute barrier with a 14:00.2. The Varsity drops their seasonal 5 man average from 14:49 to 14:27 with 5/6 setting PR's. Soph Vin Masters breaks 15 minutes decisively with a 14:49. Sophs Phil Peluso and Anthony Palermo pace the JV with huge PR's of 15:14 and 15:19, respectively. Billy Voigt sets a 35 second PR with a 15:36. 14/15 JV runners set PR's and many of them big.
10/10 - Soph Sectionals - VCP
Sophs take 5th place in a hot, hazy VCP.
9/29 - Six Flags Wild Safari - Jackson, NJ
Dom Palermo leads the varsity squad to a 2nd place finish. Vincent Masters takes 2nd in his return to racing. Colin Hunt runs a big race for 7th place overall. The varsity team finishes in 16th out of 107 teams in the merged results.
9/22 - Bob Pratt Invitational - Sunken Meadows
Capt Dom Palermo is the #1 man with a #6 ALL-TIME performance. Corey Pisapia steps up to be #2. Phil Peluso leads the JV team and earns a medal and t-shirt for his top 30 performance. Both the Varsity & JV teams take 5th place out of 29 and 26 teams, respectively.
9/15 - Regis Invitational - VCP
Captain Dom Palermo makes his return to the team and finishes in 14:32. Jake Panzella leads the sophs to 2nd place in the soph race with a 15:24. hot and hazy temps made fast times difficult.
9/9 - 5th Annual Luke Parlatore XC Invitational - Clove Lakes Park
XC '18 gets off under rainy skies at Clove Lakes Park. This year,and next year at Clove, the SIHST&FA will be running a temporary 3 mile course for the Varsity/JV as construction on the trails take place. Hudson Scanni leads the Varsity to a 3rd place finish! A strong punch by the JV team of Phil Peluso-Anthony Palermo-Vin Siracusa push the team to a 2nd place team finish. Some fine JV times were recorded as well!
CROSS COUNTRY 2018 AT INSPIRATION RUNNING CAMP!