Monday, December 22, 2014

Holiday Schedule

Dear athletes and parents - 

I’d like to take this opportunity to wish you all a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Our indoor track season is in full swing and shaping up to be a most successful season. We couldn’t be in such wonderful shape without the support of our family who make sure everyone has the gear they need and gets to practice. 

The holidays are followed closely by mid-term week and presents several scheduling challenges. In order to keep us all on the same page, please review the holiday/mid-term schedule below:

Fri 12/29
1/2 day of school
No Practice
Sat 12/30
Meet @RIT VAR/MOD
Bus leaves BK at 8:00am
Mon 12/22
Practice 9:00am-10:30am
VAR & MOD
Tues 12/23
Practice 9:00am-10:30am
Meet entry/event selections due for 12/30 meet
Wed/Thurs 12/24, 12/5
Christmas Eve/Day
No Practice
Fri/Sat 12/26, 12/27
No Practice

Mon 12/29
No Practice

Tues 12/30
Meet @ Houghton VAR ONLY
Bus Leaves BK at 7:00am
NO MODIFIED practice 
Meet entry/event selection due for meet on 1/3/15
Wed, Thur, Fri 12/31, 1/1/15, 1/2/15
No Practice

Sat 1/3/15
Meet at RIT 4:30-10:30 pm
Bus leaves BK at 2:30PM
Mon 1/5/15
Regular practice resumes
3:13-5:15
Mon, Tue, Wed 1/26, 1/27, 1/28
No Practice
Mid-term week
Thur 1/29
Practice 3:15-5:15pm

Fri 1/30
Meet at Brockport 6-11PM VAR only
NO MODIFIED practice
Sat 1/31
JV/MOD Championships @RIT 10:00am-5:00pm
No VAR practice 

BK Track & Field site - I will post changes updates here www.bkxctf.blogspot.com
LINKS:
Section Five Track http://www.sectionvtrack.com
Full schedule (we don’t participate in all these meets) http://www.sectionvtrack.com/indoor-track/schedule
Coaches contact: russotti.rick@gmail.com and 585-503-7058


Note: Water bottles, foam rollers, and massage sticks make great gifts for your student-athlete!

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Brockport December 12, 2014

The BK Varsity Indoor Track team put up a strong showing in Brockport over the weekend. The Girls 4x200 meter relay of Carleigh Wallace, Alex LaPietra, Zoe Ferraro, and Diamond Moorhead finished third in their heat with a time of 2 minutes 16 seconds. The boys 4x800 meter relay of Ian Pawluckie, Ian Sikora, Matt Giacovelli, and anchored by Sean Carroll completed the race with a fantastic come-from-behind finish to third place in their heat with a time of 10 minutes. Dante` Greene ran to a sectional qualifying time of 39 seconds in the boys 300 meter race - Dante` is the third BK student athlete to qualify for sectionals already this season!

The Girls Modified team ran their first races of the season at Brockport. With Lillianna Hanning competing solo in her first ever track meet for BK in the modified hurdles. Alicia Opett crushed the girls 1000 meter race, finishing second overall with a time 4 minutes 44 seconds.

Special thanks to all the family and fans that came to the meet! Our next meet is December 20 at RIT. 

Monday, December 8, 2014

Meet Report: December 6, 2014 at Houghton




The BK Indoor Track team had a big night at Houghton College with two athletes earning their way to sectionals in the first meet of the season.

On the boys team - Junior Chris Jackson qualified for sectionals with a personal best shot put of 43 feet 6 inches - finishing second overall in the meet. 

Junior Sean Carroll made his debut with the team by qualifying for sectionals in the 1000 meter race with a time 2 minutes 57 seconds to finish eighth overall. In the 60 meter sprint it was Junior Josh Jackson and Sophomore Matt DeRoller running to strong finishes in their first race with the team. 


The girls team was led by Sophomore Carleigh Wallace in her first track meet as she pushed to strong finishes in the 1000 meter and 600 meter races while Freshman Jyl Russotti cleared the 60 meter hurdles in 12.9 seconds and had a strong finish in the 300 meter race. 

BK travels to Brockport this week for more Section 5 races. Spectators are welcome!

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

First Track Meet

Practice schedule for the week of December 1-6, 2014:
Monday 12/1 to Friday 12/5: Practice 3:15-5:15

Saturday 12/6 Track Meet at Houghton 10am-4pm Bus leaves BK at 7:30 am This is a Varsity/JV only meet