11/18 - NY State Champs - Bowdoin Park Junior Cody Doskocil hits 17:57 and its the #4 Islands at the state meet. A school record FOUR boys qualify for the prestigous XC meet. Juniors Robert Imparato & Matthew Brodsky as well as Frosh Jason Sarnicola qualify and run solid as well. Senior Krissy Sarnicola and Frosh Giuliana Collegio represent the girls program as SIX total Vikings compete on the day.
SIX VIKINGS QUALIFY FOR STATE MEET Jason Sarnicola breaks Frosh 2.5 Record!
11/11 - Catholic State Intersectionals - VCP SIX Vikings qualify for the NYS Championships next weekend at Bowdoin Park. Cody Doskocil (14:00), Robert Imparato (14:16), Jason Sarnicola (14:24) and Matthew Brodsky (15:00) all qualify for the first time in their careers. Jason Sarnicola is Sea's FIRST freshmen boy to qualify for the meet and he did so while demolishing the Frosh 2.5 record by 31 seconds with a 14:24. Note: Junior Rob Imparato, sindelined with knee issues for close to 6 weeks went from no running to a 14:16, state qualifying position - Hard Work Pays Off!
Krissy Sarnicola runs 16:20 which is the #4 SEA AT and 83rd fastest in S.I. history! Frosh Giuliana Collegio (18:00) runs an 18 sec PR en route to earning an all-large bid as well. Senior Captain Jessica Longo runs a 30 second PR yet again to end her XC career on top!
FROSH GIRLS WIN FROSH SI TITLE FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE 1985! cOLLEGIO TAKES GIRLS INDIVIDUAL CROWN
11/7 - Frosh Islands - Clove Lakes Park Giuliana Collegio wins the Frosh Island title in 9:48.6 to lead the team to our first SI Frosh XC title since 1985! Kaitlyn DeSimone (4th - 10:10) and Angelina Guastamacchia (6th - 10:24) both crack the Top 10. Jason Sarnicola finishes in 4th with a time of 8:39. Olivia Farinacci wins the Frosh "B" race.
FROSH GIRLS TAKE 2ND AT CATHOLIC STATES Best Sea Finish since 1997!
11/4 - Frosh Catholic State Intersectionals - VCP The frosh girls take 2nd in the Catholic States to a strong squad from St Anthony's in LI. This is the best finish for the frosh girls in this meet since 1997! Giuliana Collegio leads the squad and Kaitlyn DeSimone and Angelina Guastamacchia break into the Top 12. Sophia Fasino wins the "B" race beating teammate Olivia Farinacci as Sea takes 3 of the top 4 places in the race. Jason Sarnicola just misses breaking 9 mins in his final 1.62 at VCP with a fine 9:01 clocking which is tied for #3 FR AT. Marco Cristino breaks 10 mins for the first time with a 9:57.
BOYS & GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY 2023
FROSH GIRLS WIN NYC CHAMPIONSHIP The Girls also take the sectional title!
10/28 - NY/BQ Sectional Champs - VCP The Frosh girls get things kicked off by winning the first Frosh NYC title in Sea history by topping St Francis Prep by a score of 35 pts to 60 pts. In the NY Archiocesan Championships, the girls ran away with the title by scoring an almost perfect 19 points. Giuliana Collegio takes 2nd overall with a fine time of 10:26. Krissy Sarnicola places 3rd overall in the varsity girls race with a new PR of 16:22. Jessica Longo breaks 19 mins for the first time with a time of 18:57. Rob Imparato paces the varsity and leads the Island with a PR of 14:29. Frosh Jason Sarnicola runs 9:04 which is #7 FR ALL-TIME.
10/21 - NYC Carnival - VCP Yet another Sat that was a soaker, the Vikings battle rain storms for their 3rd race in 7 days. Cody Doskocil breaks 14 mins for the 2nd time this season. Frosh Jason Sarnicola runs 14:58 in his VCP 2.5 debut which is the 3rd fastest frosh in Sea history! Frosh Angelina Guastamacchia slips under 20 mins in her VCP 2.5 debut.
10/18 - Staten Island Champs - Ocean Breeze Major improvements from the season opener for both the boys and girls. The competition was tough as the boys place 4th and girls take 5th. Sarnicola is the first Sea girls to break 20 mins, on any 5K course in close to 20 years! Colin Bennett paces the JV boys to third place.
DOSKOCIL BREAKS 14, FROSH GIRLS TAKE 3RD
10/14 - Manhattan College Invite- VCP After two meets getting washed out and racing in close to a month the Vikings finally get to compete. Under cool and rainy skies, Cody Doskocil breaks 14 minutes for the first time for 19th place in the Varsity "A" race. Johnny Walz nails a 22 second PR with a 14:26. Rob Imparato running his first race of the season breaks 15 minutes for a career best time of 14:56. The Frosh girls take 3rd in a competitive race earning team medals paced by Giuliana Collegio's 10:14. Jason Sarnicola runs an impressive 8:41 for 10th in the Frosh "A" race.
9/16 - Regis Invitational - VCP Kristen Sarnicola leads the varsity girls with a 16:33. Her time is the 6th fastest in Sea history! The girls finish at the 4th fastest team in the CHSAA. DJ Pisapia leads the varsity and Jason Sarnicola runs a fast 9:36 to pace the freshmen. Angelina Guastamacchia (11:24) and Kaitlyn DeSimone (12:01) earn medals and lead the freshmen to 4th place overall.
9/9 - SIHST&FA Season Opener - Ocean Breeze Hot and sticky conditions make fast times tough to come by but XC '23 is off and running! Krissy Sarnicola and Cody Doskocil pace the girls and boys varsity teams.