Winter athletes carry out success into post-season
Senior Pat Griffin qualified for the Group Championship meet and the Nike Indoor Nationals in New York. At Nike Nationals he placed 27th in the 800m. One of his most memorable moments this year was “definitely getting the opportunity to race in the New York armory.” This year he won the team’s MVP award which he said was “a huge honor considering how many extremely talented athletes we have on th...
Senior Sydney Osborne qualified for the Group Championship meet and the Nike Indoor Nationals in New York. At the Nike Nationals she placed 67th in the 60m Dash. Her biggest accomplishment was “being so successful in the 55m when this season was her first time competing in this event.” Her most memorable moment was “competing at Nationals against girls from all around the country” She also ...
Senior Sami Bender qualified for the Meet of Champions in 3 individual events and 2 relays. She got her personal bests in the 2 individual events she swam in. She finished 11th overall in the entire state in the 100 free. Her most memorable moments “finaling at MOCs and also breaking the school record" her junior year in the 50 free. Sami also got MVP for the season.
Junior Meghan Robison qualified for the NJSIAA Meet Of Champions for swimming. She broke her own school record in the 100 breaststroke. Her most successful moment this year was “when she finished in the top 16 and got to swim it again at finals.”
Junior Ashley Hartnett qualified for Meet Of Champions. Along with her teammates they went the second best time in the 200 freestyle relay, they also dropped their time and got top 5 in BHS’s records. Although her and the team did not break a school record this year she is “hoping they will next year”
Junior Thomas Ambelang qualified for the Meet of Champions and placed 33rd in the state for the 50 free. His most memorable moment of the year “was getting the time cut for Meet of Champions at the Skyland Conference Championships and placing 3rd overall.”
Junior Nick Villani qualified for regions and states as an individual wrestler. He won districts and took second in the region. Nick was the first region finalist since 2006. His most memorable moment this year was “taking everything in during the fourth round in states, due to the amount of people in the crowds.” One of his greatest achievements this year was being a district champ, region ...