Page 6 THE VILLADOM TIMES I • July 21, 2010 FLOW Area Record-breaking sports achievements acknowledged by Frank J. McMahon The Ramapo Indian Hills Board of Education recently recognized the achievements of several of the district’s sports teams and some individual student athletes. The school board honored the Indian Hills boys’ indoor and outdoor track teams and the school’s girls’ softball team, and the Ramapo boys’ golf and tennis teams. The Indian Hills indoor track team was the NBIAL champions and the team won the Group II state sectional meet and was the Group II state champions for the first time in the history of the school, according to Coach William Barry. Mark Filandro made the all county first team in the 400 meter category and broke a county record in that category and he was also named to the first team all-county in the 4 x 800 meter relay. Corey Crawford was also a first team all county athlete in the Pentathlon and was a first team all county athlete in the 4 x 800 meter relay team. He also set the county record in the long jump with a jump of 23 feet and 11.5 inches. Nick Ward and John Prizzi were also named as first team all county athletes in the 4 x 800 meter relay category. The outdoor track team was named the NBIAL Division II League champions, the Bergen County Group “B” champions, and the Group II State sectional champions. Crawford set a number of records at the Aviator Relays in Hasbrouck Heights and he won the State Meet of Champions with a long jump of 23 feet nine inches. Filandro was an undefeated intermediate hurdler in the league, county, sectional, and state meets and he was the on the first team all county in the 400 meter hurdles category. Indian Hills Softball Coach Joseph Leicht introduced his girls’ softball team, which had a record of 33-2 and won the NBIAL Division I championship, the Bergen County championship, the North I Group II sectional championship, and the Group II state championship for the first time in the history of the school. The team also was recognized by Bergen County for its sportsmanship. Leicht remarked, “They won everything we could win.” Senior Katie Enright, the team’s pitcher, earned 31 of the team’s 33 wins. She was named the North Jersey Softball Player of the Year. Ramapo High School’s golf team was named the North Jersey Team of the Year, according to Golf Coach Ossie Carlson. The team finished in first place in the NBIAL League with a record of 15-4, which ranked the team in second place in Bergen County. The team won first place in the NBIAL Tournament and second place in the sectionals, and the team took first place in the State Tournament of Champions in Group III and second place overall. Alex Fodi, Erick Regojo, and Rob Winters were named to the First Team NBIAL League Honors. Erick Scott and Christian Jeon were named to the second team and Joe VanCalcar was named to the third team. Fodi received First Team All Bergen County honors and Regojo and Winters received Third Team honors. Fodi was also named to the All State Group III First Team. Regojo was named the team’s player of the year, and Fodi was named the team’s most improved player. The Ramapo High School boys’ tennis team had a 2010 record of 20-4 and took second place in the NBIL League County Championship. The team had a Bergen County Final Ranking of #2 and a final ranking in the state of #9. “This year’s team made phenomenal progress throughout the year,” said Coach Kim Marchese, adding that first singles player senior captain Christian Carcione became the first player in Ramapo tennis history to play first singles all four years. He also achieved another milestone in becoming the third player in history to win 100 career wins and he joined Justin Smith ‘94 and James Muliawan ’06 in that category. Marchese pointed out that second singles player and Christian’s sophomore brother, Jonathan Carcione, had a great run in the NJSIAA Singles tournament. Jonathan defeated the #7 and #3 seeded players to reach the semifinals of the NJSIAA Singles tournament before falling to the #2 seed 6-4, 6-3. He was selected to second team all-state. The second doubles team of senior Paul BUSHOVEN & COMPANY A Firm of Business Professionals Specializing in: • • • • • • • Tax Planning and Preparation New Business Set-ups and Consultation Bookkeeping Services Payroll and Sales Taxes Accounting and Auditing Management Advisory Services Financial Consultation CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS Singman and junior David Brooks won the most exciting match of the year in the finals of the Bergen County Tournament, Marchese said. “They needed to defeat a team from Pascack Hills to whom they had lost to two times previously to clinch the county title. They were the last match on the court and were down 4-1 in that third set but they came back to rally in a tiebreaker and won 6-3, 5-7, 7-6,” the coach explained. “In girls’ tennis, sophomore Amanda Muliawan had an unbelievable year” Marchese pointed out. “She was 25-0 during the fall and she was also the Bergen County champion and she won the NJSIAA Singles Championship. She was first team allcounty and first team all state. Amanda has been ranked as high as #9 in the USA and was recently selected as a first team AllAmerica.” Two athletes were also recognized for their individual achievements. Ramapo’s Bradley Paternostro was mainly a sprinter last year but reinvented himself as middle distance runner this year, according to William Manzo, the school’s varsity track and field coordinator. Paternostro won all dual meet races this past season and was the Crusader Relays 800 Champion where he set a new meet record 1:53.50. He was also the NBIAL Champion in the 1600 and 800 meter races and the Bergen County Champion in the 1600 and 800 Bergen Meet of Champions. He was also the North 1 Group 3 State Sectional Champion the 1600 and 800 and Group 3 State Champion in the 800 with a new meet record of 1:51.84 He was also the State Meet of Champions Champion in the 800. Pasternostro is the school record holder in the 800 with a time of 1:51.84 and the school record holder in the 1600 where he broke a 40-year-old record with a time (continued on page 15) For Corporations, Partnerships and Individuals 201-444-0001 317 Godwin Avenue Midland Park, NJ 07432