Friday, 18 June 2010 00:00
The Carle Place Women’s Track and Field team recently earned their second consecutive division championship. The team had outstanding performances on the track, in the jumping pits and in the throwing circle. The women beat out seven competing schools with the closest being Locust Valley, who scored a 101 compared to Carle Place’s 139.
The field events brought in 80 of the 139 total points earned by the team. Joanna Koronios placed first in both shot put (34’, 0.75”) and discus (131’, 5”). Emily Mullin placed fifth in shot put (26’, 10.5”) and Michelle Langan earned fourth place in discus (77’, 11”). Nicole Scicolone placed first in long jump (16’, 8”), followed by Stephanie Madey (14’, 9”) and Victoria White (13’, 10”) to sweep the event.
The track event featured accomplishments shared by many. Scicolone placed first in the 400m (61.3s) and broke the school record. Sprints were led by Patricia Cruz who placed fourth in the 100m (13.4s) and second in the 200m (27.5s). Christina Turigiano placed fourth in the 200m (27.7s). In the 400 intermediate hurdles, Samantha DeRidder placed third (72.3s). The distance events were led by Danielle Turigiano, who placed second (2:29.8) in the 800m.
The team had outstanding performances and displayed a strong sense of support for one another during the meet as well as the entire season. All of the athletes efforts contributed to the team’s division championship, an extremely successful year and for placing fifth overall in the Nassau County Championships.