Friday, 27 April 2012 00:00
Manhasset’s Varsity and Novice high school crew teams opened their spring “sprint racing” season at the Manny Flick/Horvat Regatta in early April. As part of the Philadelphia Classic Regatta Series, the annual series of Manny Flick races brings in schools from Maryland, Virginia, New Jersey, and Connecticut, among other states in the region.
Head Coach Hugo Guardado-Henriquez reported that, “Eight of Manhasset’s 16 boats that competed in the 1,500-meter races on the Schuylkill River had first-place finishes to win their races, and the team also posted six second-place finishes.” He added that, “Needless to say, our coaching staff is very pleased with the team’s racing results overall and with continued hard work we are on our way to a competitive spring season.”
Competing for Manhasset in boats that won their races were:
Girls Novice 8+, Flight 3: Nikki Brown, Kelly Kenlon, Caroline O’Connor, Janna Winchester, Kendall Glynn, Chloe Kang, Maddie Diskin, Hannah Press, Angelica Cramer (coxswain);
Girls JV 4+, Flight 2: Keagan Hanley, Mari Catherine Gillis, Dagmara Lapins, Juliet Paterek, Jessica Kelly (coxswain);
Girls Lightweight 4+, Flight 2: Katharine Frost, Clare McIntee, Olivia Henry, Sarah Henry, Justine Yunakov (coxswain);
Girls Varsity 4+, Flight 4: Katharine Frost, Clare McIntee, Olivia Henry, Sarah Henry, Justine Yunakov (coxswain);
Boys Freshman 8+, Flight 3: Danny McGorry, William Morea, William Delaney, Tommy Panetta, Michael Kennedy, Marc Soyak, John Knox, Declan DePietro, John Amorosana (coxswain);
Boys JV 8+, Flight 3: Damien Quinn, Kosta Baktidy, JP Schiefele, Mark Andriotis, John Luke Mantikas, Tommy Kuehn, Raffi Khatchadourian, Connor Lee, Matt Harris (coxswain);
Boys Lightweight 4+, Flight 3: Stefan Hummel, Paris Thatos, Max Johnson, Christian Voto, Jordan Kostoulas (coxswain);
Girls Varsity 4+, B Boat, Flight 3: Keagan Hanley, Mari Catherine Gillis, Dagmara Lapins, Gabriela Piatek, Hannah Press (coxswain);
The team will be back in action at month-end at the Saratoga Invitational in Saratoga Springs, NY.
For more information about Manhasset’s crew team and to join their summer camp, please visit www.manhassetcrew.org.