Congratulations to Olivia Kindbom and Anne Rea for qualifying to the State Finals next Saturday at Fortress Obetz in Columbus. Olivia finished 19th overall and Anne finished right behind in 20th place.
Olivia and Anne will be competing at 1:45 pm for the chance to become one of the top 20 and earn a chance to be recognized on the SVSM WALL OF HONOR in the Cosgrove building. Both have already earned Academic- All Ohio recognition.
Congratulations to both the Men’s and Women’s team for a great season. Although it ended too soon, it doesn’t take away from all of the accomplishments that all have done this year both individually and as a team.
The men’s team started the day off with an impressive 2nd place finish at the Glen Oak District. The guys team was lead by Senior Andy Thomas 17th place finish, he was followed by Sophomore Kyle Hammer (21st), Patrick Scahill (25th), Sophomore Michael Walter (34th), Sophomore Sam Robinson (37th), Senior Steven Jones (39th) and rounding out the scoring was Sophomore Luke Kindbom (60th)
The Ladies advance with an impressive finish by Senior Olivia Kindbom who took 3rd place and Junior Anne Rea who finished in 7th place and Senior Aislynn McVicker who finished in 12th place. Sophomore Maggie Pariso finished in 36th place. She was closely followed by Junior Bella Lewis (43rd). Libby Shoemaker (52nd) and Ella Weis (74th) rounded out the scoring for the Irish.
THE LADY IRISH ONCE AGAIN CONQUERED ANOTHER MOUNTAIN TOP WITH AN IMPRESSIVE WIN AT THE MCQUAID INVITATIONAL. THE IRISH WON BY OVER 100 PTS AGAINST 7 OF THE TOP 10 TEAMS IN THE STATE OF NEW YORK. THE IRISH WERE ONCE AGAIN LED BY SENIOR OLIVIA KINDBOM WHO HAS NOW WON THE LAST TWO INVITES.
ON THE GUYS SIDE, THE DAY BELONGED TO THE OPEN TEAM! THEY TOOK FIRST PLACE OVER 60 TEAMS. CONGRADULATIONS TO JOSH SKOVIRA WHO LED THE WAY FOR THE OPEN TEAM.
THE GUYS VARSITY ALSO HAD AN IMPRESSIVE 3RD PLACE SHOWING OUT OF 60 PLUS TEAMS COVERING SCHOOLS FROM NEW YORK, CANADA, PENNSYLVANIA AND OHIO.
Congratulations to both the Men’s and Women’s teams for their performance at the Tiffin Invitational. The women’s team finished in a respectable 3rd place out of 31 teams and the guys team finished 8th out 31 teams with two main runners of ours not competing.
Another shout out to the guys open race. Their team finished in 2nd place overall out of 35 teams.
Sr. Kya Epps not only captured two Gold medals, she also set TWO state records! Kya started the day off by setting her first state record in the 100 meter dash with a time of 11.57. She then anchored the ladies 4 x 200 relay team to a 5th place finish. Kya wasn’t done yet! She also anchored the ladies 4 x 100 relay team to an 8th place finish. For her grand finale, she then torched the field in the 200 meter dash by setting another state record with a time of 23.81 enroute to her 2nd Gold medal.
Kya was not alone. The Lady Irish had a great weekend. As a team they finished in 5th place. Here were the podium places:
Sophomore Nye Kimble: 8th place in the 100 m, 4th place in the 200 m, member of the 5th place 4 x 200 and 8th place as a member of the 4 x 100 m relay.
Sophomore Malaya Young was a member of both 4 x 100 and 4 x 200 relay teams.
Sophomore Annie Bame rounded out the 4 x 200 relay team. Junior Ilana Boykin was part of the 4 x 100 relay team.
The guys were involved in three events at the state finals and all three events stood tall on the podium. The guys were led by Sr Blake Sifferlin in the Pole Vault were he finished in 3rd place with a leap of 15’6″.
Sophomore Calil McCray finished in 8th place in the 400 m dash. He was also part of the 4th place 4 x 400 relay team. His teammate were: Fr Mahki Pritchett, Soph Nasir Madison and Sr Dhiren Brickman.
When the weekend was concluded, the Irish came down in 11 events and earned a medal in 9 of the events! Congratulations
All of these events will be on display on the ” WALL OF HONOR” in the Cosgrove Building.
Congratulations to track and field athletes who have qualified for the 2022 State Track and field finals on Friday and Saturday June 3rd and 4th. Here are the state qualifiers:
Sr.Kya Epps – 100 m, 200 m, 4 x 200, 4 x 100 Soph Nye Kimble – 100 m, 200 m, 4 x 200, 4 x 100 Soph Annie Bame – 4 x 200 Soph Malaya Young – 4 x 200, 4 x 100 Jr Ilana Boykin – 4 x 100 Sr Kate Saum – 4 x 800 Soph Anne Rea – 4 x 800 Jr Olivia Kindbom – 4 x 800, 3200 Jr Aislynn McVicker – 4 x 800 Soph Calil McCray 400, 4 x 400 Fr Mahki Pritchett 4 x 400 Soph Nasir Madison 4 x 400 Sr Dhiren Brickman 4 x 400 Sr Blake Sifferlin Pole Vault