Islanders run with distinction in Boston
Marylee Schroeder, 41, of West Tisbury led a host of Vineyard runners, finishing Monday's Boston Marathon in 3:32:40.
Katrina Delgadillo, 25, of Tisbury, had the second-best Island time at 3:33:00, followed by Mark Porgozelski, 42, of Oak Bluffs at 3:35:28.
West Tisbury's Gunn twins, Elizabeth and Erin ,24, fittingly posted identical times of 3:38:25.
The rest of Martha's marathoners in order of finish were Margaret Mirko, 35, Tisbury, 3:45:58; Pamela Thomas, 41, Edgartown, 3:53:54; Kim O' Callaghan, 41, Tisbury, 3:56:11; Laurence Johnson, 54, Tisbury, 4:02:42; Neal Sullivan, 43, Edgartown, 4:36:38; Chester Bartels, 36, Chilmark, 4:36:38.
April 6, Bettencourt's Bombers were in the money after winning all eleven of their matches against O'Sullivan's Optimists.
The following week, Blanchette's Bruisers won the night, 9-2, against Tesch's Tigers.
Eric Pachico hit his second Ton-80 this half.
Mixed Triples, Thursday, May 4
Mixed Doubles, Thursday, May 11
Men's and Ladies' Singles, Thursday, May 18
Men's and Ladies' Doubles, Saturday, May 20
All events have a 7 pm sign-up and 7:30 start time. Please be prompt.
Bettencourt's Bombers 89
Wood's Warriors 77
Blanchette's Bruisers 76
Pachico's Patriots 69
Maciel's Marauders 59
Tesch's Tigers 59
Cottrill's Commandos 52
O'Sullivan's Optimists 46
The best boy gymnasts at levels 5-10 met in the New England regionals at Milford, Conn., Sunday. At level 9, Thomas Goodell, 13, was 4th all-around with a score of 47.3. He was 3rd on the parallel bars and 5th on the rings.
Spencer Booker, 11, was 25th at level 5 with 49.4. His best event was the vault with a 9.1 score. It was his first appearance at the Regionals.
Girls at Gym Hutt
Also Sunday, ten girls at levels 4-6 competed with 60 girls from five other gyms at Lakeville.
Haley Chapman, 8, finished first all around at level 4 with a score of 34.25. She scored 9.4 on the uneven bars.
Emma Caron, 8, placed 3rd with 33.5 points. With an 8.8 in the floor event. Jessica Haynes was 4th at 33.35. She scored 9.0 on the bars and qualified for the states
At level 5, Zana Ran Rooyen, 9, was second, scoring 33.3, 9.0 on the floor. Chantal Booker, 10, was 3rd (33.5) with 8.6 on the balance beam.
Jessica Haynes, 8, with a score of 33.35 (9.0 on the bars) was 4th.
Connor Rasmussen won the triple jump against Southeastern. Photo by Ralph Stewart
MVRHS track teams fly past Hawks
Southeastern was no match for the Vineyarders last Thursday, falling to the boys 112.5 to 23.5 and to the girls 103 to 17.
David Amabile won the 100 and 200 meters for the boys, who spread the wealth in a balanced effort.
On the girls side, Morgan Ibarrondo took both the 300 low and 100 high hurdles and swept the jumps, triple and long. Cassaundra Gaines won three events: the javelin, 800 meters, and the high jump.
Next up for MV is a freshman/sophomore meet at Hingham, Saturday.
Sailors string stopped
After five straight wins, the MVRHS coed sailing team suffered its first losses in the Lagoon, Saturday to Milton, 4-1, and North Kingston, R.I., by the same 4-1 margin. Both teams are highly ranked.
Sailing for the Vineyard were Elise Swartwood with Chesley Wiseman, Ellery Whitworth with D.J. Pothier, and Dylan O'Brien with Emily Reich.
Now the Islanders record is 5-2.
Oh so close
The MVRHS girls tennis team entertained Bourne, Wednesday, and came close to posting their first win, but not close enough.
Catelyn Hutchinson won at first singles, 7-6, 6-1, and Laura Kimballl dominated at third singles, 6-0, 6-1 while Catalina Flores was losing at second singles 2-6, 1-6.
The team needed a win from a doubles team. Lauren Bagnall and Haley Koorse almost delivered. They won the first set with a tie-breaker, 7-6, but lost the second, 6-0, and the third, 6-4. Megan Honey and Allie Brown also lost, 6-3, 6-0.
Menne makes it
UMass-Lowell honored 17 student-athletes on National Student-Athlete Day, April 7, including Chris Menne of Edgartown, a junior and UML's top golfer. Chris earned a 3.5 average in history and shot a team-low average of 79.83 in 12 rounds of golf.
Still looking for their first win at match play, the MVRHS boys tennis team lost their fourth in a row, this time at Bourne, 3-2.
Timo Nivala won his match at second singles, 7-5, 6-3, and Andrew McHugh continued his win streak at third singles, 6-2, 6-2.
Tim McHugh gave Mike Leone a tussle in the first set, forcing a tie-breaker before conceding, 7-6 (7-3), then lost the second, 6-1.
Still looking for their first wins of the season, the doubles teams, Daniel Han and Dylan Hutchinson and Seth Seeman and Ben Ferry - lost in straight sets.
Shown with Magic Johnson are, front row: Danielle Sedlier, Kelly Silvia, Joe Cogliano. Back row: Tim Parker, Hannah VanOsten, Stetson Nunes, and softball coach Josh Burgoyne.
MVRHS business teachers Leo Frame and Josh Burgoyne took a small group of student athletes to Babson College Founders Day Distinguished Entrepreneurs induction
ceremony at the JFK Library and Museum.
A Flanders flub
It was David Flanders, a freshman, not Josh Flanders, his brother, a junior, who completed the M.V. sweep of the 110 high hurdles in the Blue Hills meet. Josh is a starter on the Vineyard's baseball team.