GARDEN STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS
Senior Single - Conor Donnelly – rowed a solid heat
Junior Single - Richie Sunden - NJ STATE CHAMPION!!! - Richie won the championship in his single with a nice lead of 12 seconds ahead of the silver medalist!
Junior Double - Nick Ruiz, Skyler Olsen - Placed 6th in the Final - Nick and Skyler were able to qualify into the final from a heat rowed earlier in the day.
Freshmen Quad - Hunter McGovern, Kevin Lee, Collin Tsui, Alex Ferrari - Placed 5th –
Novice Quad - Griffin Hill, Luke Filletti, Alek Engstrom, Andrew Fajardo - Placed 4th –
Junior Quad - Andrew Rapella, J.P. Reis, Gianni Paladino, Aidan O’Toole - BRONZE medal!!! -.
Varsity Double - Connor Labozzetta, Thomas Murray - BRONZE medal!!!
GARDEN STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS SCHEDULE
Our Entries and Schedule:
9:06 AM — Mens Senior 1x, Heat 1 (Donnelly) — Boat: Feisty Falcon
9:12 AM — Mens Junior 2x, Heat 1 (Metzger, Benderly) — Boat: Lawrence Murphy
9:18 AM — Mens Junior 2x, Heat 2 (Olsen, Ruiz) — Boat: Ron Kistner
9:42 AM — Mens Varsity 2x, Heat 2 (Labozzetta, Murray) — Boat: Brian Walsh
1:33 PM — Mens Junior 1x, Final (Sunden) — Boat: Marlies
(Hoshida) — Boat: Empacher (Gregorious Goose ?)
(D’Iorio) — Boat: Red Admiral
1:45 PM — Mens Junior 2x, Final (Olsen, Ruiz) — Boat: Ron Kistner (if qualified)
2:33 PM — Mens Freshmen 4x, Final (McGovern, Lee, Tsui, Ferrari) — Boat: Ltwt WinTech 4x
2:39 PM — Mens Novice 4x, Final (Hill, Engstrom, Filletti, Fajardo) — Boat: Hudson 4x
2:51 PM — Mens Junior 4x, Final (Rapella, Reis, Paladino, O’Toole) — Boat: VHP39
3:21 PM — Mens Senior 1x, Final (Donnelly) — Boat: Feisty Falcon (if qualified)
3:45 PM — Mens Varsity 2x, Final (Labozzetta, Murray) — Boat: Brian Walsh (if qualified)
April 23 - Philadelphia - 5th Manny Flick
Frosh/Novice Double – 1st
in Heat: Alex Ferrari & Collin Tsui (Freshmen)
Novice Quad - Blake Dixon, Branden Francesco, Griffin Hill, Luke Filletti -
Varsity Single - Conor Donnelly -
Varsity Double 1 - Connor Labozzetta, Thomas Murray - 3rd Place -
Freshmen Quad - Hunter McGovern, Mossimo Tampol, Kevin Lee, Christian O’Rourke - Placed
JV Single - Richie Sunden - 2nd in a time trial against 15 boats.
JV Double - Nick Ruiz, Skyler Olsen - Placed 12th in a time trial of 14 boats.
JV Quad - Andrew Rapella, J.P. Reis, Gianni Paladino, Aidan O’Toole - placed 6th in a time trial of 17 boats -
Aside from the racing, our parents are doing a teriffic job in supporting the team! At each regatta our tent is set up with delicious food for the entire team. Thank you Al and Kim Rapella for being the leaders of the parent tent. And thank you to all other parents who are actively supporting their efforts!
April 9 - Philadelphia - 4th Manny Flick
Frosh/Novice Double - Alex Ferrari & Collin Tsui (Freshmen), Andrew Fajardo, Alek Engstrom (Novice) - They came in 4th and 5th respectively in the same heat!
JV Single - Richie Sunden - Won his flight again!
JV Double - Nick Ruiz, Skyler Olsen - 4th Place this week!
JV Quad - Andrew Rapella, J.P. Reis, Gianni Paladino, Aidan O’Toole - this time, 3rd Place - This Quad has not yet been beaten by any New Jersey team.
Varsity Double 1 - Connor Labozzetta, Thomas Murray - 3rd Place, one up from last week.
Varsity Double 2 - Gary Rodriguez, Brandon Galione - 3rd Place, and improvement over last week.
April 2 - Philadelphia - 3rd Manny Flick
JV Single - Richie Sunden - Won his flight!