sports 82 THE QUEENS COURIER • MAY 11, 2017 FOR BREAKING NEWS VISIT WWW.QNS.COM Photos courtesy of St. Margart/Resurrection Ascension Flyers Photo caption: RA Flyers posing with their medals. Flyers soar high at Ray Suarez Memorial Meet BY ANTHONY GIUDICE email@example.com @A_GiudiceReport Th e boys and girls of the St. Margaret/ Resurrection Ascension Flyers participated in the Ray Suarez Memorial Meet on Sunday, April 30, and were able to take home a plethora of medals. Kicking off the gold medal wins was senior boy Owen Kelly, who received gold for his long jump. Junior boy Kacper Niepokoj was awarded a gold medal for his 800-meter run. Also receiving fi rst place medals for their long jumps were peewees Sadie Donahue and Jake Giff one. Receiving silver medals for their performances were novice boys Finn Healing, Anthony Pedicini, Gavin Walsh, and Ethan Joseph, as well as peewee Jenna Giff one. Bringing home the bronze medals were bantam girls Aileen Mitarotonda, Olaia Higgins, Madeline Mauceri, and Caroline Gordon. Also placing third was novice boy Frank Santoro for his 400- meter run. Bronze medals were also awarded to senior boy John Boger, bantam boy Th omas Fischer, and novice girl Grace Finnegan for their fourth place fi nishes in the Long Jump. Senior boy Nicholas Catapano received a bronze medal for his fi ft h place win in the 800-meter run, while bantam boys Sean Walsh, Josiah Boulet, and Unai Higgins, along with junior boy Victor Ostling, won bronze for their fi ft h place fi nish in the 800-meter relay. Also receiving bronze were peewees Emily Pedicini, Olivia Santoro, Dylan Isca, and James Gordon for their 50-yard dash; and bantam boy Kevin Isca for his 100-yard dash. Queens native Deajah Stevens helps her college team win three titles BY JOSEPH SWIFT @JSwiftSports Photo by Joseph Swift Deajah Stevens (far left) with her teammates Deajah Stevens — a 2016 U.S. after winning three championships Olympian and a graduate from at the Penn Relays. Benjamin Cardozo High School in Bayside — and her University of Oregon teammates captured three titles, and set three new meet records at last weekend’s Penn Relays at Franklin Field in Philadelphia, PA. Th e group won the Women’s 4x100 Meter (42.35), Sprit Medley (3:39.05), and the 4x400m (3:24.72) relay Championship of America titles. Not many teams in the history of the Penn Relays have been capable of pulling off what these ladies accomplished. Stevens’ 200-meter split of (21.68) and her 400-meter split of (51.03) looks like she’s gearing up to capture the NCAA Women’s 100- and 200-meter titles in June at Hayward Field in Eugene, OR.
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