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A Great Day for Vikings at the Skyland Relays!

4/13/19


It was great day to be a Viking at the Skyland Conference Relays on Saturday at Hunterdon Central HS. Voorhees competed as part of the Small Valley Mountain Division.  


The Boys' and Girls' teams both had great results! 

The girls' DMR team of Lauren Wagner, Rebecca Garison, Emily Sell and Emma McGill finished first overall at the meet with a lightning time of 12:19, 7 seconds ahead of Warren Hills and 34 seconds ahead of Montgomery. 


The girls discus team of Sydney Collins, Hailey Ader and Kacie Roll finished 2nd in the small school division and 3rd overall in the conference with a combined distance of 271'11", behind Pingry and Hillsborough, but ahead of Hunterdon Central, North Hunterdon and Ridge.


Both teams won the 1600m running relay in their small school division. The boys' team of Daniel McConnell, Dylan Fritz, Luke Higgins and Josh Kinsky winning combined time of 18:29 placed them 3rd overall at the meet behind North Hunterdon and Bridgewater-Raritan and ahead of Hillsborough. The girls'  team of Sophia El-Zahr, Grace Pankuck, Julia Romero and Kate Sell had a winning time of 23:12 which earned them 6th place overall, ahead of 7th place North Hunterdon.


Kevin Sommer earned 2nd place overall at the meet in the 400m hurdles with a time of 55.48.


The girls' javelin team of  Kacie Roll, Madison Riley and Jenn Fournell  won the small school division and finished 3rd in the conference with a combined distance of 251'8".


The girls' shot put team of Sydney Collins, Trinity Tullo-McVicar and Hailey Ader finished third in their division and 5th overall with a combined distance of 82'5".


The girls' 1600m SMR team of Lauren Wagner,  Emma McGill , Toni Brezina and Rachel Rosales finished 2nd in their division and 3rd overall in the conference with a time of 4:16, four seconds behind Ridge and 1 second behind Warren Hills.


Both teams won the small school 800m relay. The boys team of Daniel McConnell, Kevin Sommer, Dylan Fritz and Luke Higgins had a time of 8:35, which placed them 6th overall in the conference. The girls' team of Emily Sell, Zoey Cassavell, Kerrigan Brennan and Lindsay Kinsky had a time of 10:28, placing them 7th overall in the conference.


The girls 4x400 Relay Novice team of Casey Zemanek, Kerrigan Brennan, Sonia Marran and Lindsay Kinsky finished 4th overall in the conference with a time of 4:39.


The girls' varsity 4x400 team of Lauren Wagner,  Sophia El-Zahr, Emily Sell, and Toni Brezina finished 3rd overall in the small school division with a time of 4:22.


Kaylee Crisitello finished 3rd overall in the small school high jump at 4'10".


The boys' pole vault team of Henry Freligh and Joe Avallone finished 3rd overall in the small school division.


In the team competition, the girls finished 3rd and the boys 6th overall in the small school division.


Wow, great job everyone!! It WAS a great day to be a Vike!!



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Boys and Girls spring T&F have strong opening meets!

4/7/19


The boys' and girls' teams opened their spring season this week with great showings.  The boys team began their season at the Opening Night Relays at Hillsborough H.S. on Wednesday.  The 4x800m team of Daniel McConnell,  Kevin Sommer, Dylan Fritz and Luke Higgins took third place with a time of  8:31.  Great job boys!!


The girls' team started the season strong at the Metuchen Relays on Saturday! Here are the top finishers:


5th place 4x100m  55.76
Rachel Rosales, Caitlin Snellen, Toni Brezina and Amy Liedner 

 

2nd place 4x800m  10:15
Lauren Wagner, Kali Torkildsen, Emma Pankuck and Emma McGill


1st place 1600m Sprint Medley  4:24
Rachel Rosales, Toni Brezina, Rebecca Garison and
Emma McGill


1st place DMR  13:09
Lauren Wagner, Emma McGill, Zoey Cassavell, and
Emily Sell


2nd place DMR  14:26
Katherine Sell, Sonia Marran, Kerrigan Brennan and
Julia Romero


7th place Shot Put . 31-01
Sydney Collins


2nd place Shot Put Team Relay  83-06
Sydney Collins, Trinity Tullo-McVicar, Elizabeth Ollerenshaw


2nd place Discus Throw  95-00
Elizabeth Ollerenshaw


1st place Discus Throw Team Relay  249-04
Elizabeth Ollerenshaw, Hailey Ader, Sydney Collins 


2nd place Javelin Team Relay 248-05
Madison Riley, Kacie Roll, Jenn Fournell


Wow, great way to start the season ladies!!!!

McGill and Wagner finish strong at the Meet of Champions!

2/24/19


Our Viking runners ran strong this weekend at the NJSIAA Meet of Champions at the Bubble in Toms River. Emma McGill and Lauren Wagner competed in the 1600m, while Kevin Sommer represented Voorhees in the 55m hurdles. Emma finished 3rd overall in the state, with a time of 5:03 and Lauren Wagner finished 5th, with a time of 5:07. Awesome job ladies! Kevin Sommer finished 20th overall, with  a time of 7.93. Way to go Kevin!

We are so proud of you all!


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Girls DMR takes 6th place at Eastern States!

2/20/19


Congratulations to the girls DMR team of Emma McGill, Rachel Rosales, Emily Sell and Lauren Wagner for taking 6th place overall at the Eastern States Indoor Championships at the New York Armory last night! With a time of 12:21, they finished  only 1 second behind Niskayuna and 3 seconds ahead of River Dell. 

Great job ladies!!!

McGill, Wagner and Sommer qualify for MOC at the Group 2 Championships!!

2/16/19


Our Viking Track & Field team had three athletes qualify today at the Group 2 Indoor Track & Field Championships at the Bubble in Toms River for next weekend's Meet of Champions. Emma McGill and Lauren Wagner finished in 2nd and 3rd place respectively in the 1600m and Kevin Sommer placed 3rd in the 55m hurdles. Great job and good luck next weekend!

Here are the results for the rest of our proud Vikings!!


Kaylee Fayth Crisitello 8th place High Jump

Sophia El-Zahr 18th place 1600m

Emily Sell 10th place 3200m

Grace Pankuck 11th place 3200m

Emma McGill, Zoe Cassavell, Rachel  Rosales & Lauren Wagner 

17th place 4x400m


Max Page 18th place 800m

Daniel McConnell 12th place 1600m

Luke Higgins 13th place 3200m

Dylan Fritz 19th place 3200m

Josh Kinsky 20th place 3200m

Daniel McConnell, Max Page, Kevin Sommer & Thomas Mahoney

13th place 4x400m


Way to go everyone!

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Vikings Make a Statement at the Sectional Championships!

2/10/19


Congratulations to the boys and girls for a great day at the Group 2 Sectional Championships at the Bubble in Toms 

River on Sunday!! Here are today's highlights:


Boys:

1600m: 1st place Daniel McConnell

3200m: 1st place Luke Higgins
3rd place Josh Kinsky
4th place Dylan Fritz

400m: 5th place Kevin Sommer

55m Hurdles: 4th place Kevin Sommer

800m: 6th place Max Page

4x400m: 5th place Daniel McConnell, Max Page, Kevin Sommer, Thomas Mahoney


Girls:

1600m: 1st place Emma McGill
2nd Lauren Wagner
6th Sophia El-Zahr

3200m: 2nd place Grace Pankuck
3rd Emily Sell
8th Emma Pankuck

High Jump: 2nd place Kaylee Crisitello

Shot Put: 9th place Trinity Tullo-McVicar

4x400m: 6th place Emma McGill, Zoe Cassavell, Rachel
Rosales, Lauren Wagner


It Was a Great Day to be a Vike!!! Nice job everyone!

Girls Step It Up at the Last Chance Meet!

2/9/19


Let's hear it for the Lady Vikings for a great night at the Jersey City Armory on Thursday! There were many strong performances at the Ed Grant Last Chance Meet.


Here are the highlights:


High Jump: 1st place Kaylee Crisitello

4x400: 1st place Lauren Wagner, Emily Sell, Emma
McGill & Sophia El-Zahr

55H Novice: 3rd place Sonia Marran

3200m Varsity: 4th place Sophia El-Zahr

1600m Novice: 1st place Zoe Cassavell, 2nd Kali
Torkildsen

1600m Varsity: 4th place Grace Pankuck, 10th Emma
Pankuck

Shot put Novice: 9th place Dana Fabiano

Shot Put Varsity: 9th place Elizabeth Ollerenshaw
10th Trinity Tullo-McVicar


Wow! Congratulations girls!!! You rock!!

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Vikings Make a Strong Showing at Skylands!

1/28/19


Congratulations to both the Boys' and Girls' track teams for a strong performance at the Skyland Conference Indoor Championships at Lehigh University on January 27!


The boys' top performers were:


Kevin Sommer 5th place 55m hurdles

Luke Higgins 9th place 3200m
Daniel McConnell 7th place 1600m


The girls' top performers were:


Emma McGill 2nd place 800m
Lauren Wagner 4th place 3200m
Kaylee Fayth Crisitello 4th place high jump


Way to go Vikings!

Our Lady Vikings take 2nd at the Bubble!!!

1/18/19


Congratulations to the girls DMR team of Emma McGill, Rachel Rosales, Emily Sell and Lauren Wagner for taking 2nd place overall at the Group 2 Relay Championships at the Bubble in Toms River on Friday!! With a time of 12:41, they finished 7 seconds behind Rumson-Fair Haven and 2 seconds ahead of Monmouth Regional. Awesome job ladies!!!

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Sommers, Higgins, McGill and Sell all take gold at the ESU Warrior Classic!!!

1/5/19


The Viking winter track teams had a very strong performance on Saturday at the East Stroudsburg Warrior Classic. 


The top Viking finishers were:


Kevin Sommers 1st place 55m hurdles
                     and 5th place 400m dash


Luke Higgins 1st place 3200m
Daniel McConnell 2nd place 3200m


Emma McGill 1st place 800m
Emily Sell 1st place 3200m
Kaylee Fayth Crisitello 3rd place high jump


Way to go Vikings!!

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Boys and Girls Open Winter Track Season at the Armory

12/29/18


The boys and girls opened indoor track season on Friday at the Marine Corps Holiday Classic at the New York Armory. 


The top Viking finishers were:


Frosh 800 m Christian Beard 20th out of 78
Soph 800 m Nik Oliver 39th out of 89
Varsity 800 Max Page 11th out of 215

Varsity 1 mile Daniel McConnell 25th out of 156
Dylan Fritz 31st
Luke Higgins 41st

Varsity 55m Hurdles Kevin Sommer 20th out of 101

Frosh/soph shot put Liam Anderson 32nd out of 59
Thomas Anderson 40th


Varsity 1 mile Emma McGill 5th place out of 107
Lauren Wagner 7th
Emily Sell 32nd

Great job Vikes!!!


Full results available at:

https://www.armorytrack.com/gprofile.php…

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