Submitted by Eric Geitner on November 12, 2012 - 12:38pm
It was a sweet repeat for Notre Dame Senior Jeffrey Antolos at the New York State Cross-country Championships at Elma Meadows. Jeffrey won the Class C race to become only the 5th Section V cross-country runner in history to ever win more than one XC State Title.
Jeff's time of 15:41 beat out second place by 26 seconds and was the 7th fastest time of the day. Jeff will next compete at the NXN Northeast National Qualifier on November 24 at Bowdoin Park in Wappinger Falls.
The girls' team made ND history by placing 4th in Class D to become the best placing XC state team in ND's history. The Irish were led by 9th-place finisher Laurie Call who covered the course at Elma Meadows in 19:42. Anna Warner's third state meet garnered her a 20th place finish with her time of 20:09. Emily McCracken wasn't too far behind in taking 29th place with her time of 20:35.
Shelby McGinnis rose up to run her best race of the year with her time of 21:38, good for 54th place. Rose Flumerfeldt was again ND's 5th girl, running 24:33 and placing 93rd, with Madison Gluck closing out her high school cross-country career with a time of 25:28 and a 99th-place finish, while Emily Sherman took advantage of the day to run 26:16 good for 105th place.
Congratulations to all the runners and their parents on a great 2012 cross-country season, one of the best in NDXC history!
Photos by Bare Antolos.
Submitted by Eric Geitner on October 25, 2012 - 11:24pm
The Notre Dame Cross Country Teams raced in the GRAA/LCAA Cross Country Championships at Leroy High School with some strong performances in the unseasonably warm weather.
In the girls race, Anna Warner claimed the Division III individual title, covering the soggy course in 19:57. Laurie Call placed 3rd in the division with 20:20 and Shelby McGinnis took 9th in the division with 21:41. Emily McCracken placed 11th with 21:33. Madison Gluck ran 24:52, Rose Flumerfeldt 25:14, and Emily Sherman 26:09.
In the boys' race, Jeff Antolos took the D III individual title running 16:02, with Arron Carlson placing 4th in the division at 17:50. Justin Carlson place 12th in 18:47, Dennis Bleier ran 19:11, Ryan Fuller 19:52, Alec Covel 20:07, and Bryan Mosicki 21:21.
Selected Genesee Region All-Stars included Anna Warner, Laurie Call, Emily McCracken, Jeffrey Antolos, and Arron Carlson. Shelby McGinnis and Justin Carlson were honorable mention.
The team will next compete at the Section V Championships at Genesee Community College on November 3rd. Boys will race at 11:00 and the girls at 11:30.
Submitted by Eric Geitner on October 17, 2012 - 12:08am
It was a great fall day to be out at Genesee County Park for the final regular season meet for the Notre Dame Cross Country Teams. Both the boys and girls swept Alexander, Attica, Pembroke and Pavilion on 'Senior Night.' With the wins, the girls team clinched the Division III GR/LCAA title, last accomplished in 2002. Laurie Call was the race winner in 19:54 and Anna Warner was second with 20:05. Emily McCracken was fourth in 20:32, Shelby McGinnis placed 8th in 21:12 and Rose Flumerfeldt rounded out the scoring in 19th with 23:32. The rest of the Irish pack took 20th through 22nd with Hannah Pingrey (23:57), Madison Gluck (24:18) and Emily Sherman (24:36).
In the boys meet, Jeff Antolos added another course record to his name running a 15:28 to smash the old record of 16:08. Arron Carlson took 4th with 17:14, Justin Carlson 5th in 18:01 and Dennis Bleier sprinted past Alec Covel in 18:42 to take 10th and 11th respectively. Ryan Fuller placed 13th in 19:08 and Bryan Moscicki placed 23rd (21:24).
The Irish will next be in action at the GRLCAA Championships (Counties) on Thursday, October 25 at Leroy High School, with the first race going off at 4:30.
Submitted by Eric Geitner on October 14, 2012 - 12:53pm
The Notre Dame Girls Cross Country team captured second place at the Dragon Invitational at Pembroke Town Park. The ladies were led by third place finisher Laurie Call in 20:04 followed by Anna Warner in 4th place in 20:14. Shelby McGinnis moved up to the third Irish spot with her 12th place finish in 21:28. Emily McCracken placed 19th in 22:25 and Rose Flumerfeldt rounded out scoring in taking 32nd (24:02). Hannah Pingrey was 34th (24:15), Madison Gluck 35th (24:19), and Emily Sherman 39th (25:14).
The Boy's team placed third in the invite with Jeffrey Antolos smashing the course record and winning the race by 1 1/2 minutes in 15:38. Arron Carlson rebounded from Tuesday's ambulance visit to place 3rd in 17:32. Justin Carlson placed 17th in 19:00, Dennis Bleier moved up the ranks to place 20th in 19:24, Alec Covel 22nd in 19:44, Ryan Fuller 26th in 20:01 and Bryan Moscicki 33rd in 20:51.
The Irish are in action on Tuesday at Genesee County Park Course 1 at 5:00 and will recognize the senior runners in their final league meet.
Submitted by Eric Geitner on October 10, 2012 - 8:27pm
The Notre Dame girl’s cross country team took all four races yesterday at Byron Bergen High School to improve to 15 – 2. The Lady Irish dominated Leroy, Dansville, and Lima Christian and got by Byron Bergen by one point, 28-29. Shelby McGinnis was the deciding factor in the girl’s race with her 9th place overall finish in 21:36. Anna Warner broke away in the last mile to comfortably win the race in 20:32, with teammate Laurie Call taking second in 20:55. Emily McCracken placed 6th with 21:18 to help the Irish to the victory. Other ND finishers included Rose Flumerfeldt in 24:00 to take 15th place, Hannah Pingrey 24:03 to take 16th place, Madison Gluck 25:19 to place 21st and Emily Sherman 25:40 to place 23rd.
In the boy’s race, the Irish were victorious over Leroy, Lima Christian and Byron Bergen, but fell to undefeated Dansville to move to 12 - 5 on the season. Jeff Antolos won the race by almost two minutes, running 16:16. Justin Carlson picked up 7th place in 18:49, with Alec Covel taking 13th in 19:31 and Ryan Fuller and Dennis Bleier placing 18th and 19th with 19:41 and 19:42. Arron Carlson finished the race in 23rd after having an allergic reaction to Byron Bergen in the first mile and Bryan Moscicki placed 35th in 22:26.
Submitted by Eric Geitner on October 3, 2012 - 10:19am
The girl's Notre Dame cross country team had an easy time last night at Avon High School. The Irish swept the field of Avon, Mount Morris, Hornell, and Kendall. Shelby McGinnis led the Irish attack on the first loop of the course to set up her 6th place finish over the final stretch. Laurie Call and Anna Warner broke away from Shelby to finish 2nd and 3rd in the race. Madison Gluck and Rose Flumerfeldt finished 8th and 9th respectively to round out the scoring. Hannah Pingrey placed 12th and Emily Sherman recovered from an early fall in the race to finish 17th. The girls are now 11 - 2 on the season.
The boy's team fell to Kendall by one point without their #3 guy. Ryan Fuller, Alec Covel and Dennis Bleier stepped up with big races to give the Irish 3 of 4 wins with their 12th, 13th, 14th place finish. Arron Carlson ran a season best 5K time in taking third, while Jeff Antolos cruised to an easy victory, breaking the course record by 45 seconds. The boys are now 9 - 4.
Submitted by Eric Geitner on September 30, 2012 - 7:58pm
The Notre Dame XC teams had great showings on Saturday at the McQuaid Invitational at Genesee Valley Park in Rochester.
It was a great day for Jeffrey Antolos as he led his team in the seeded race, finishing a close second in 14:55 which tied for the fastest time by a Section V runner. It is the first time a Notre Dame runner has broken the 15:00 barrier over a 3 mile course. Arron Carlson ran a strong race in 17:47 to place 47th. Alec Covel placed 133rd (18:21), Ryan Fuller 156th (18:59), Dennis Bleier 165th (19:23) and Bryan Mosicki 179th (20:37). The team finished in 20th place in the 28 team field.
The girls team finished in 14th place in the elite seeded race. Laurie Call led the Irish running 19:31 to place 39th with Anna Warner close behind in 19:36 and 42nd place. Emily McCracken was the next to cross the line in 20:11 and 65th place. Shelby McGinnis finished 108th (21:06), Rose Flumerfeldt 160th (23:12), Madison Gluck 165th (23:23), Hannah Pingrey 177th (24:04), and Emily Sherman 189th (25:03).
Submitted by Eric Geitner on September 25, 2012 - 8:53pm
Both the boy's and girl's cross country teams grabbed three of four at Oatka Park tonight. The teams triumphed over Holley, Cal-Mum and Geneseo, but fell to Way-Co. Jeff Antolos was again untouchable winning by his usual minute over second place with a 16:14. Arron Carlson placed 7th in the race in 18:00 and brother Justin was 10th in 18:41. Ryan Fuller ran to place 20th (20:00), Alec Covel was 23rd (21:03), Dennis Bleier 25th (21:32) and Bryan Mosicki 32nd (23:00).
In the girl's race Emily McCracken paced the Irish placing 4th in 20:52, with Laurie Call 5th in 21:10 and Anna Warner 7th with 21:17. Shelby McGinnis placed 12th (22:59), Madison Gluck was 19th (24:43), Rose Flumerfeldt placed 21st (26:25), Hannah Pingrey was 25th (26:45) and Emily Sherman was 28th (27:21).
Submitted by Eric Geitner on September 23, 2012 - 11:05am
The Notre Dame Cross Country Girls team ran to a 4th place finish at the East Aurora Invitational on Saturday. Junior Laurie Call led the Irish over the 3 mile course with a 5th place finish of 19:23 and Sophomore Anna Warner grabbed 10th with 19:50. Fellow Sophomore Eily McCracken placed 18th with 20:10, Freshman Shelby McGinnis 45th with 21:32 and Sophomore Rose Flumerfeldt rounded out the top five placing 66th in 23:16. Freshman Emily Sherman placed 78th with 25:19.
The boy's team captured 7th place, just 9 points out of 4th. Senior Jeff Antolos ran away with the race with 15:24, a full minute ahead of the second place finisher and the second fastest time of the day. Fellow Senior Arron Carlson placed 10th with 17:04. Sophomore Justin Carlson was 35th in 18:04, Junior Alec Covel was 61st in 18:51 with Juinor Ryan Fuller close behind in 18:59 to place 64th. Freshman Bryan Moscikci and Sophomore Dennis Bleier battled it out at the finish to place 97th and 98th respectively with 21:13.
Next up on Tuesday are key match-ups with Way-Co, Geneseo, Holley, and Cal-Mum at Oatka Park.
Submitted by Eric Geitner on September 19, 2012 - 12:29pm
The Notre Dame Girl's Cross Country team raised their record to 4 -1 Tuesday evening at Livonia High School beating Oakfield, Bath-Haverling and Wheatland-Chili while dropping to host Livonia. Emily McCracken, Anna Warner, and Laurie Call finished 3 - 4 - 5 in the race with Shelby McGinnis placing 17th. Madison Gluck was the deciding factor in the score with Oakfield with her 25th place finish. ND now leads Division III.
The boy's had a rough night falling to Wheatland-Chili and Livonia, but were able to get by Oakfield and Bath-Haverling. Jeff Antolos easily won the race by well over a minute. Arron Carlson finished 5th. The boy's are now 3 - 2 on the season and second in Division III.
The teams are in action this Saturday at the East Aurora Invitation at 10:00am
Submitted by Eric Geitner on September 11, 2012 - 10:26pm
The Notre Dame Cross Country Team opened up with an easy win against Keshequa at Genesee County Park Course 1. Jeff Antolos set a new school course record in the boys race running 16:13 (formerly held by Dan Bobo at 16:25) with Arron Carlson taking second in 17:51. Justin Carlson was third in 18:24, Ryan Fuller 6th (19:29) and Alec Covel 7th (19:44). Dennis Bleier (20:48) and Bryan Moscicki (23:02) rounded out the scoring placing 10th and 11th respectively.
The girls team had a little easier time taking the top four spots behind Anna Warner (20:36), Laurie Call (20:38), Emily McCracken (21:01) and Shelby McGinnis (22:24). Madison Gluck finished 6th (24:40), Rose Flumerfeldt 7th (25:48) Hannah Pingrey 9th (25:55) and Emily Sherman 10th (26:30).
The Irish will be going again on Saturday at the West Seneca Inviational at Sunshine Park on Saturday. Girls race at 12:00 noon and the boys at 1:00pm.
Submitted by Eric Geitner on November 16, 2010 - 1:20pm
Two members of the Notre Dame Cross Country team represented Section V in the New York State Cross Country Championships at Lakeside Park in Pawling, NY on November 13. Eighth Grader Anna Warner (1516) was Section V's 5th runner, placing 32nd overall in the Class D race in 21:41. Sophomore Jeffrey Antolos (553) was also Section V's 5th runner in the Class C race, placing 53rd overall with a time of 18:07. Both runners finished up their rookie seasons in fine fashion.
Submitted by Eric Geitner on November 10, 2009 - 9:56am
The Notre Dame Boys Cross Country Team made school history on Saturday after becoming the first Notre Dame athletic team to win 4 consecutive Section V titles. Senior Kevin Pawlak has been a part of each of those victories, and led the team with his 3rd place finish in the Class D meet. Sophomore Andrew Fischer was right behind in 4th and Senior Nate Flumerfeldt 5th. Junior Nick Flumerfeldt placed 15th and Sophomore Matt Sausner stepped up big to place 29th to round out the scoring. Senior Jason Harasimowicz and Junior Tyler Pingrey also put up solid performances for the Irish. The boys beat runner-up Arkport by 19 points. Along with the team championship, KP, Fish, and Nate received individual patches for finishing in the top ten. In the merged D/DD results, the Irish placed third and fell short in their quest to return to the state championship meet in Plattsburgh.
The Girls Team also had great performances as Sophomore Meghan Zickl and Senior Rachel Berggren finished in the top ten, taking 9th and 10th respectively to earn individual patches. Eighth grader Bailee Welker placed 12th, Junior Kristen Antolos 15th, and Jumior Sydney Moag 54th to round out the team scoring. The team placed 3rd in the Class D meet which was won by Arkport.
Congratulations to all runners on an excellent season!
Submitted by Eric Geitner on November 5, 2009 - 9:28am
A change of venue for the Section V High School Cross Country Championships puts Batavia and Genesee Community College at center stage this Saturday. The college grounds will be filled with runners and their families and friends from 92 Section V schools vying for individual and team championship titles. Here is a list of the race times:
10:30am Boys Class C
11:00am Boys Class D/DD
11:30am Girls Class C
12:00 noon Girls Class D/DD
12:30pm Awards Ceremony 1 -- Class C/D/DD Boys and Girls
1:00pm Boys Class AA
1:30pm Boys Class A
2:00pm Boys Class B
2:30pm Girls Class AA
3:00pm Girls Class A
3:30pm Girls Class B
4:00pm Awards Ceremony 2 -- Class AA/A/B Boys and Girls
Submitted by Eric Geitner on October 30, 2009 - 9:09am
The Genesee/Livingston County Cross Country Championships were held yesterday at Leroy High School. All 22 schools from the Genesee Region League and Livingston County League came together for the 3.0 mile race at Leroy, the first time Leroy has hosted the event. The site was changed to Leroy from Genesee Community College due to Section V hosting the Section V XC Championships at GCC next weekend.
Pavilion had a stellar day, with both the boys and the girls teams winning the team title. Pavilion girls were led by race winner Liz Valento, who set a new course record. The Pavilion boys were led by Tylor Richardson who placed 7th in the boys race which was won by Geneseo's Ryan Moynihan.
Individual Top Ten Girls: 1. Liz Valento - Pavilion 19:13 2. Kristina Martin - Holley 20:23 3. Katie Peichoviak - Attica 20:43 4. Kim Lovett - Byron Bergen 20:49 5. Casey Emerson - Geneseo 20:51 6. McKenzie Bennett - Dansville 20:58 7. Katy Monahan - Warsaw 21:00 8. Justine Swartz - Attica 21:04 9. Kristen Wezel - Geneseo 21:06 10. Lindsay Ryan - Geneseo 21:07
Girls Team Results: 1. Pavilion - 91 2. Geneseo - 105 3. Attica - 113 4. Livonia - 142 5. Byron Bergen - 143 6. Oakfield Alabama - 162 7. Wayland Cohocton - 166 8. Hornell - 174 9. Dansville - 179 10. Wheatland Chili - 207 11. Alexander - 301 12. Mt. Morris - 307 13. Leroy - 323 14. Avon - 377 15. Pembroke - 382
Individual Top Ten Boys: 1. Ryan Moynihan - Geneseo 16:45 2. Cohen Miles-Rath - Wayland Cohocton 16:49 3. Paul Schwan - Leroy 16:51 4. Alex Chichester - Mt. Morris 17:11 5. Dan Carlson - Leroy 17:16 6. Calvin Patten - Alexander 17:20 7. Tylor Richardson - Pavilion 17:24 8. Tim McGowan - Dansville 17:25 9. Gabe Rodriguez - Geneseo 17:27 10. Andrew Fischer - Notre Dame 17:33
Boys Team Results: 1. Pavilion - 101 2. Pembroke - 126 3. Geneseo - 128 4. Notre Dame - 149 5. Dansville - 177 6. Hornell - 189 7. Wayland Cohocton - 198 8. Leroy - 210 9. Caledonia Mumford - 237 10. Wheatland Chili - 253 11. Kendall - 255 12. Holley - 305 13. Oakfield Alabama - 307 14. Livonia - 315 15. Alexander - 326 16. Keshequa - 391 17. Byron Bergen - 435
Submitted by Eric Geitner on October 21, 2009 - 1:44pm
The Boys Cross Country Team put a scare into state ranked Pavilion yesterday coming within 2 points of the upset. Kevin Pawlak and Andrew Fischer finished first and second in the race to lead the Irish. Nate Flumerfeldt placed 6th, Nick Flumerfeldt 13th, and Jason Harasimowicz 22nd as the Irish beat Attica, Alexander, and Pembroke. Luke Calla 27th, Matt Sausner 30th, Woody Clark 38th, Dan Follett 45th, Tyler Pingrey 46th, Conlan Edwards 52nd, and Devin Sherman 53rd also put up strong races as the boys finish the regular season at 16 – 5.
The Girls Cross Country team fell to Attica and Pavilion and beat Pembroke and Alexander yesterday at Alexander. Meghan Zickl led the Irish finishing 8th, with Rachel Berggren in 10th. Bailee Welker finished 11th, Kristen Antolos placed 15th and Sydney Moag 28th to help the Irish finish the dual meet season at 11 – 10.
Both Cross Country Teams are heading into the championship season with the County Championships next Thursday 10/29 at Leroy High School and the Section 5 Championships on November 7th at GCC.
Submitted by Eric Geitner on October 15, 2009 - 9:34am
The boys and girls Cross Country Teams put up some fast times despite the strong winds Tuesday at Byron Bergen High School . The boy’s beat Leroy, Bergen and Way-Co after taking 4th, 5th, 6th, and 7th in the race behind Nate Flumerfeldt, Kevin Pawlak, Andrew Fischer, and an excellent race by Nick Flumerfeldt. Jason Harasimowicz stepped up to be the 5th man for the Irish finishing in 15th place. Luke Calla finished 18th, Matt Sausner 20th, Woody Clark 23rd, Dan Follett 25th, Tyler Pingrey 27th and Conlan Edwards 31st. The boys raise their record to 13 – 4.
The Irish girls beat Leroy on the performance and efforts of Sydney Moag, who stepped up in a big way for the team. The girls fell to Bergen and Way-Co. Bailee Welker led the Irish with a 6th place finish followed by Meghan Zickl in 7th. Kristen Antolos had a break-through day to finish 12th and Rachel Berggren placed 14th. The girls are even at 8 - 8
Submitted by Eric Geitner on September 16, 2009 - 8:40am
The Notre Dame Boys and Girls Cross Country Teams opened the regular season up on winning notes in beating Keshequa in a meet held at Avon High School. Kevin Pawlak was the race winner in 17:39. The Irish took the next four spots with Nate Flumerfeldt (18:23), Andrew Fischer (18:50), Nick Flumerfledt (19:38), and Luke Calla (19:57). Jason Harasimowicz (20:37) and Matt Sausner (21:27) finished 9th and 10th respectively. Conlan Edwards and Woody Clark (24:19) finished neck and neck with Conlan out-leaning Woody to take 12th and 13th in the race. The final score was ND 15 and Keshequa 44. The score of Cross Country is based on places so that the team with the low score wins.
The girl's had an easy day as the Keshequa girl's had an incomplete team. The top four Irish ladies all finished within 15 seconds of each other. Rachel Berggren was second in the race with a 24:30, with Bailee Welker in third (24:32), Meghan Zickl fourth (24.35) and Kristen Antolos fifth (24:45). Teresa Jackson (30.19) placed 6th, Jenny Calarco (31:13) was 7th and Sydney Moag (41.28) placed 8th.
The Irish will be off this weekend and back in action on next Tuesday in Livonia.
Submitted by Eric Geitner on September 14, 2009 - 9:28am
The Notre Dame Cross Country Team opened up in great fashion over the weekend at the Pre-State Invitational held at SUNY Plattsburgh. The girls finished in a tie for 7th place, but lost the tie breaker to North Warren. Rachel Berggren finished in 33rd place on a great kick to the finish. Meghan Zickl set the pace for the Irish early on to hold on to a 36th place finish with 8th grader Bailee Welker just ahead in 34th. Kristen Antolos was just behind to finish 45th and Teresa Jackson rounded out the Irish top five in taking 66th.
The boy’s team also ended up in a tie for 8th place and won on the tie-breaker over Lake George. Kevin Pawlak led the Irish with a 20th place finish with Nate Flumerfeldt close behind in 23rd place. Andrew Fischer fought hard to finish 42nd, Nick Flumerfeldt held on to finish 56th and Luke Calla 59th. Jason Harasimowicz was the deciding factor in the meet for the Irish and won the tie breaker over the sixth runner of Lake George. Matt Sausner rounded out the top seven with a 77th place finish. In the JV race, Woody Clark was 46th and Conlan Edwards 50th.
The Irish Cross Country Team opens open its regular season tomorrow in Avon against Keshequa.
Submitted by Eric Geitner on November 12, 2008 - 10:04am
The fantastic season of the Notre Dame Boys Cross Country Team wrapped up with a third place finish at the New York State Cross Country Championships at Sunken Meadow State Park in Long Island. Beaver River was the winning team with 57 points and Barker squeaked ahead of ND by one point. Junior Kevin Pawlak was the top Irish harrier, finishing in 18th place in 18:05. Freshman Quin O'Connor, ND's #1 man, was injured on the first downhill of the race after the mile mark, but fought through the final two miles to finish in 24th place in 18:15 (it was discovered yesterday that he fractured his heel in the race. He will be back on his feet in late December). Senior Eric Shormann had another great race and finished 40th, with Seniors Matt Jackson 44th, and Taylor Alexander 55th. Junior Nate Flumerfeldt came in 71st and Freshman Marshall Argenta was 109th.
The Pembroke team ran to a seventh place finish with 156 points. Newark Valley won a one point decision with 62. Colin Bartholomew taking 24th place. Matt Seward was 48th, Adam Mahaney 69th, Kyle Mauer 70th, Mark Riegel 91st, Ben Farley 103rd, and Ethan Burns 108th.
Other area racers included: Class C Girls: Kristina Martin of Holley placed 21st, Katie Piechowiak of Attica placed 60th. Class D Girls: Kim Mills of Oakfield placed 7th, Liz Valento of Pavilion placed 10th. Class B Girls: Angela Jarvela of Batavia finished in 23rd place. Class C Boys: Frank Johnson of Letchworth placed 14th, Jaked Krautweist of Leroy placed 34th and Jack Bennett of LeRoy placed 51st. Class D Boys: Kevin Grazioplene placed 8th, Justin Richardson of Pavilion placed 17th, and Craig Cicero of Perry finished 25th.
Congrats to all the Cross Country runners from the area on a great season!