Track Flyers Add to Trophy Cases

St. Margaret’s/RA Recalls Successful Season

The St. Margaret’s/ Resurrection Ascension Flyers track team from Middle Village held an awards ceremony in the Resurrection Ascension gym, last Wednesday, June 18 to celebrate the performance of the team during the 2013- 2014 season.

Members of the St. Margaret’s/Resurrection Ascension Flyers track team are pictured holding trophies earned during a successful 2013-14 season.

Altogether the team broke four CYO records. These included the girl’s junior 1200 meter relay with a 3:49.1 time by runners Alyssa Lynaugh, Ainare Higgins, Emer Sheridan, and Karolina Niepokoj, girls junior runner Karolina Niepokoj for the 800 meter with a time of 2:39.8, the novice boys 600 medley runners Evan Sheridan, Shane Rooney, Andrew Kelly, and Kevin Girdusky with a time of 1:57.9. and bantam Seamus Girdusky with a time of 2:44.3 in the 800 meter.

The Flyers also had several athletes win Diocesan Championships this season.

Two team parents were given appreciation awards for their contributions of time during the past season; they were Jeff Bolger and Teresa Hubert. Team coaches Dennis, Mark and Mike also honored each team member with distinctive participation awards.

Four special awards were given out to honor several team members. This year’s recipients of the Super Spirit Award were Brian Kelly and Nina Allen. The Terrific Teammate Award went to Kasper Niepokoj and Keri Ann Koenig. The Excellent Effort awards were given to Caira Roche and John Bolger. Finally, the Fantastic Flyer Awards were given to Alyssa Lynaugh and Ricky Hubert.

The Flyers track team will be taking the summer off and begin practicing again on Saturday, Sept. 6, at 8 a.m. at the Juniper Valley Park Track. Registration will also be taking place on that day.

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