Submitted by Howard Owens on March 7, 2013 - 3:27pm
Notre Dame High School, Batavia, is proud to announce that Class of 2013 Senior Jeffrey Antolos has committed to attend Canisius College in Buffalo. Jeffrey, the son of Bare and Sheri Antolos, of Warsaw, will be studying Accounting while continuing his running career on Canisius College’s NCAA Division 1 cross-country team.
Jeff’s senior year cross-country accomplishments are indeed noteworthy and eye-opening as he:
Led Coach Eric Geitner’s Varsity Boys Cross Country team to a 16 -5 overall record and managed to break four course records (Genesee County Park #1, Pembroke Invitational, Dansville Central and Avon Central) in the process.
Was undefeated in GR-LCAA meets in 2012, as well as finishing 1st in the Pembroke and East Aurora Invitations and runner-up at McQuaid and West Seneca invitationals.
Ran a sub 15 minute 3.1-mile race finishing 2nd in the seeded Varsity “A” race at the prestigious McQuaid Jesuit Invitational on September 29, 2012 where he tied for the fastest Section V time at this year’s meet!
Surpassed ND grad Dan Bobo’s ’01 former ND school record for 3.1 miles by running a 14:55 minute race at the 2012 McQuaid Invitational.
Became a two-time individual Section V Champion in 2012 while moving up a class from D to C at the Sectional meet at Genesee Community College on November 3, 2012.
Became a two-time NYSPHSAA Champion in 2012 while moving up a class from D to C in the State meet at Elma Meadows on November 10, 2012 and became only the 5th runner (3rd boy) in Section V history to win two state championships!
Received the NYSPHSAA Section V Class C Sportsmanship Award for 2012.
Was named to the Genesee Region Cross Country All Star team for the 3rd consecutive year (2010, 2011, 2012).
Repeated as a Democrat and Chronicle Fall All Greater Rochester (AGR) selection as a senior (2011, 2012).
Repeated as a Section V All Star 1st Team selection as a senior. (2011-2012)
Placed 11th overall in the Nike Cross Northeast Regional qualifying meet in Wappingers Falls on November 24, 2012 – 20 seconds behind the 2nd-place finisher and three places from qualifying for Nike Cross Nationals in Portland, Ore.
Jeff is also a member of our Fighting Irish Ice Hockey and Track and Field programs.
Submitted by Howard Owens on November 9, 2012 - 5:42pm
Submitted by Bare Antoles:
The students of Notre Dame started their day on Friday by gathering to cheer on their classmates, the Girls XC Sectional Championship team -- Madison Gluck, Laurie Call, Anna Warner, Emily McCracken, Shelby McGinnis, Rosemary Flumerfeldt, Emily Sherman -- and Boys Sectional Champion Jeffrey Antolos prior to leaving for the NYSPHSAA State Championships to be held tomorrow at Elma Meadows Golf Course in Elma, NY.
Submitted by Howard Owens on November 3, 2012 - 9:08pm
Notre Dame girls dominated the Class D Section V Cross Country Championship today to take the title, and Jeffrey Antolos repeated as a Section V champion in the boys run.
Laurie Call won the Class D girls race with a time of 20:25. Teammates Anna Warner and Emily McCracken came in second and third with times of 20:58 and 21:29. Shelby McGinnis was seventh at 22:15 and Rosemary Flumerfeldt was 11th at 22:56.
Antolos was tops in Class C and CC boys at 16:09.
In Class DD girls, Oakfield-Alabama's Kerry Mills was third at 21:08.
Photos submitted 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 Howard Owens on October 14, 2012 - 12:16am
Dr. Micheal Merrill shared these pictures of the Batavia HS girls cross-country team from their meet Saturday in Alden. There are no results available from the 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 Howard Owens on November 7, 2011 - 11:20am
It was a weekend of wins and records for student athletes in Genesee County, with Le Roy Girls Volleyball and three cross-country runners picking up sectional titles.
In volleyball, Le Roy girls won their second straight Section V title with a 3-0 win over Williamson Central. Kaitlyn Tyler had 16 kills and Montana Vestovi added 24 assists for Le Roy (15-4). Le Roy will face Waterloo Tuesday in the Class C regional qualifier at Cal-Mum.
With a time of 16:02 Jeffrey Antolos of Notre Dame claimed a Class D cross-country title. Anna Warner took a girls Class DD title with a time of 19:47. Pavilion's Liz Valento took a Class D title with a time of 19:02.
Notre Dame won the Class DD team championship with 71 points.
Other top finishers in their classes include: Pembroke’s Randi Rudnik (17:47) in ninth; Andrew Fischer, Notre Dame, fifth (17:12); Oakfield-Alabama's Connor George (17:16), sixth; and teammate Gabe Bender, seventh (17:18).
In swimming, Batavia's Catherine McAllister, Sarah DiBacco, Helen Zickl and Alayna Mlodozeniec set a Batavia school record in the 200 freestyle relay with a time of 1:47.30, which placed them in fifth in their sectional meet.
In other sectional action, Pavilion Girls Volleyball lost to Cal-Mum in a Class CC final match. BHS Girls Volleyball dropped a Class B final to Wayne Central, 4-1. Notre Dame's girls dropped a qualifer match to Harley-Allendale-Columbia, 3-2.
Photos submitted by Bare Antolos. Top photo: Coach Eric Geitner displays the Section V Class DD Coach of the Year award along with his own champions, junior Jeffrey Antolos and freshman Anna Warner. The two of them will be joined at the XC State Championships next Saturday at Verona High School, with senior Andrew Fischer who is holding the ND Boys Section V Class DD Championship trophy.
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 Howard Owens on November 8, 2010 - 6:11pm
Submitted by Eric Geitner:
The Notre Dame girls cross country team claimed the Class D title on Saturday at the Section V Cross Country Championships at GCC. The girls team last won in 2006 and it is the sixth title for the girls program (1997, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2006). Eighth grader Anna Warner led the Irish with a second place finish covering the course in 20:44. Her performance also qualified her to represent Section V at the New York State Cross Country Champioships in Pawling next weekend.
The top ten in each class receive sectional patches and ND had five finishers in that top ten. Freshman Bailee Welker placed 5th in 21:23, Junior Meghan Zickl 7th in 21:36, Eighth Grader Rosemary Flumerfeldt 8th in 21:51, and Senior Kristen Antolos was 9th in 22:14. Also racing for ND was Sophomore Madison Gluck finishing 18th in 24:03 and Eighth Grader Janelle Fancher placing 34th in 25:54.
The boys team was moved up to Class C this year due to winning too many titles in Class D and finished fifth in Class C. Sophomore Jeffrey Antolos paced the Irish placing 5th in 17:18. His performance qualified him for the New York State Cross Country Championships next weekend. Junior Andrew Fischer finished 18th in 18:11, followed by Sophomore Arron Carlson 24th in 18:24. Senior Nick Flumerfeldt finished 30th in 18:46 and Junior Luke Calla 39th in 19:01 to round out the scoring for ND. Junior Matt Sausner placed 51st in 19:30 and Senior Tyler Pingrey 58th in 19:50 were the other racers for the Irish.
Photos submitted by Bare Antolos.
Top photo: 8th grader Anna Warner, 8th grader Janelle Fancher, 10th grader Madison Gluck, 8th grader Rosemary Flumerfeldt, 9th grader Bailee Welker, 12th grader Kristen Antolos, 11th grader Meghan Zickl
Inset: Notre Dame 8th grade XC runner Anna Warner finishes her Section V Class D 2nd place finish to earn a spot in the state championships next weekend in Pawling, NY
In his first season running Cross-Country, Notre Dame sophomore Jeffrey Antolos completes his state qualifying run in a personal best 17:17:46 to earn a trip to the state cross-country championships to be held next Saturday in Pawling, NY.
Submitted by Howard Owens on October 3, 2010 - 9:33pm
Article submitted by Eric Geitner, photos by Bare Antolos.
The Notre Dame Boys Cross-Country Team had an excellent showing at the 46th Annual McQuaid Invitational at Genesee Valley Park in Rochester.
The boys' finished the program's best ever placing at McQuaid taking 2nd, five points behind Campbell-Savona in the 36-team field of the Varsity A-3 race for Small Schools.
Leading the Irish was junior Andrew Fischer who placed 6th covering the course in 16:53, followed by sophomore Arron Carlson who placed 10th in 17:06.
ND's third man is sophomore rookie Jeffrey Antolos who placed 21st with 17:27. Senior Nick Flumerfeldt placed 33rd in 17:44 and junior Luke Calla rounded out the scoring five, placing 47th in 18:06. Matt Sausner ran to a 90th-place finish with 19:09.
The girls' team also had an impressive performance placing 7th in the 39-team field of the Varsity A-3 Race for Small Schools.
Junior Meghan Zickl led the Irish with her 37th place finish of 21:04. Freshman Bailee Welker followed close behind in 46th with a 21:19 and rookie eighth-grader Anna Warner finished in 48th with a 21:20. Senior Kristen Antolos was 74th in 22:30 and eighth-grader Rose Flumerfeldt rounded out the scoring five with a 23:29 that was good for 100th place. Eighth-grader Janelle Fancher ran a 24:22 that placed her 120th.
The Irish Boy's also had a team of five for the Varsity B race, in which senior Conlan Edwards led to a 59th-place finish with a 19:56, the first time the senior has broken 20:00 in Cross-Country.
Freshman Ryan Fuller covered the course in 20:19 for 94th place and Senior Tyler Pingrey finished right behind in 103rd in 20:27.
Senior Devin Sherman finished 168th in 21:26 and rookie junior Steven Cochrane was 234 in 23:04. The Varsity B team finished in 20th place in the 60-team field.
More pictures after the jump:
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