"Oh, What a Night!"
Island Trees High School came up big at the County Track and
Field Championships held on February, 7th at St. Anthony's High
School. The Lady Dawgs 4 x 800 Meter relay team earned
themselves the title of County Champions! Congratulations
to Marissa Murphy (11th grade), Cara Duffy (9th grade), Erin
Maguire (9th grade), and Gabby Cardillo (10th grade) and Coaches
Fred DeRuvo, Joe Manna, and Katie DeRuvo for their 1st place
Congratulations also go out to our Girls 4 x 400 team which
came in a close 2nd behind Wantagh in their Championship event.
Members of this team include Melissa Cunningham (8th grade),
Catherine Zamroz (12th grade), Brenna Glover (10th grade), and
Tara Donahue (11th grade).
Other performances of note included:
Tom Zamroz (10th grade) who gained All-County status by
coming in 2nd in the "Weight-Throw'" and also 4th place in
the Shot Put
Cara Duffy (9th grade) coming in 4th in the 1000 Meter run
Jake Martin (12th grade) coming in 5th in the 55 Meter
sprint with an impressive time of 6.91 seconds
The Boys 4 x 200 Meter team really shined with their 5th
place finish. This team consisted of : Jake Martin (12th
grade), Matt Lardi (10th grade), Rich Imbro (10th grade) and
Rob Ragusa (10th grade)
As one can see, many of our competitors are underclassmen which
should mean many more productive years and accomplishments lie
ahead for Island Trees Track.