ANNOUNCEMENTS...

  • Stay tuned for announcements via email from Coaches Marton and DeLisle on the Spring Season start.
  • Indoor open meet at Monmouth University Thursday, 3/9 at 6:15 pm. See Coach Roberti if interested in jumping.

ATHLETE OF WEEK

NEWS...

  • David Bausmith capped off his impressive junior indoor season with a 3rd place finish at the Meet of Champions. His 14' 0" clearance with only 6 inches behind the winning jump. Senior Steph Tack gave a courageous effort in her first MOC, narrowly missing on her final attempt at 10' 0". She had one of the most consistent indoor seasons of any vaulter in the state, and will look to jump high at the Hershey Indoor National Meet in March.
  • Once again, Hunterdon Central pole vault brought the heat to the Group 4 Championship. David Bausmith blasted off to a new PR of 14' 0" for 2nd place and a bid to the Meet of Champions. Ryan Eppler matched his season best with big height over 12' 0". For the girls, Steph Tack again led the way with a new PR of 10' 6" and close attempts at 11' 0". Steph placed 6th to move on to the Meet of Champions. Tulsi Dooley matched her season best of 9' 6" and very close at 10' 0". Kristyn Bohon flew 9' 0" to match her season best as well.
  • Central vaulters impressed at the Central Jersey Group 4 Sectional meet! Steph Tack won the section with a pr of 10' 3". Tulsi Dooley finished in second place with a pr of 9' 6". Kristyn Bohon tied for 4th with a season best of 9' 0". For the boys, David Bausmith won the section with a pr vault of 13' 6". Ryan Eppler finished in a tie for 4th with a jump of 11' 6". Each of the vaulters qualified for the Group 4 Championship meet.
  • For the second year HC Pole Vault/ Shot Put Invitational at Hunterdon Central Field House, the fast runway allowed for some great jumps and PR's. For the boys, Dave Bausmith set a new PR of 13' 1". Ryan Eppler cleared 11' 6" for 2nd place. James Fastenau and Jason Engler (first pole vault meet) both cleared 9' 0" for new PR's. Justin Thomas and Stephen Villani each cleared 8' 0". For the girls, Steph Tack was 2nd with 10' 0". Kristyn Bohon, Radha Dooley, and Tulsi Dooley each cleared 8' 6". Casey Lehman jumped 7' 6", while Briana Heller set a PR of 7' 0" in her first pole vault meet. Congrats to all our great performances!
  • The Skyland Conference Championships were held for the second year at Jersey City Armory, while the pole vault event was held at Hunterdon Central in the Field House. For the girls, Steph Tack tied for 6th place with a jump of 10' 0". Tulsi Dooley and Kristyn Bohon both cleared 8' 0" to tie for 13th place. For the boys, David Bausmith cleared 12' 6" for 3rd place and Ryan Eppler was 4th with 11' 6". Justin Thomas cleared 9' 6" for 9th place. The boys points by Bausmith and Eppler helped the boys team with the Conference Championship Title!
  • During the boys Freshman/Novice Championship in Toms River, NJ junior Justin Thomas led the way with a big PR or 9' 6". Freshman James Fastenau had great jumps as well clearing 8' 0" for his PR, which was good for 1st in the boys freshman category. For the girls, Casey Lehmann was just off her PR with a 7' 6" clearance, and close attempts at 8' 0". She finished in 2nd place for novice girls.
  • At the Group 4 Relays at the Bennett Center in Toms River, NJ, the boys won the Group 4 championship in the pole vault. Dave Bausmith and Ryan Eppler both matched their best heights of 13' 0" and 12' 0". Their first place finish helped the boys team win their first ever Group 4 Relay State Championship! For the girls, Steph Tack led the way with a 10' 0" clear and tied for 1st place individually. Tulsi Dooley added a jump of 8' 6" to give the girls pole vault duo a second place finish.
  • The Golden Bear Invitational at Kutztown University in Pennsylvania was Saturday and senior Steph Tack led the way for the girls with a season best jump of 10' 0". Juniors Kristyn Bohon and Tulsi Dooley both matched 8' 6" heights. For the boys, Dave Bausmith led the way with a 12' 0" clearance, and Ryan Eppler was steady at 11' 6". Justin Thomas was close to clearing his first bar of the season at 8' 0".
  • The late night Princeton Invitational Meet was held at Jadwin Gym at Princeton University. Dave Bausmith placed 1st with a 12' 0" jump. Justin Thomas just missed his 9' 0" opening bar. For the girls, Tulsi Dooley cleared 8' 0" for 4th place, while Steph Tack got on a new pole with big clearance over 9' 6" for 1st place.
  • At the Lavino Relays at Lawrenceville Prep, Steph Tack and Radha Dooley placed 3rd together with jumps of 9' 6" and 8' 0". Teammates Kristyn Bohon and Tulsi Dooley placed 4th with jumps of 8' 0" and 9' 0. Tulsi's 9' 0 was a new personal best. For the boys, David Bausmith and Ryan Eppler placed 1st with jumps of 13' 0" and 11' 6". Dave's 13' 0" jump was a new best jump. Teammates James Fastenau and Justin Thomas had strong attempts at 9' 6", just missing.
  • At the Ocean Breeze Holiday Festival in Staten Island, David Bausmith cleared 12' 0", while Ryan Eppler jumped 11' 6" to win his flight. For the girls, Steph Tack cleared 9' 6", while sisters Tulsi and Radha Dooley each cleared 8' 6".
  • First meet of the season was the Gardiner Holiday Relays at Ocean Breeze Sports Complex in Staten Island, NY. For the girls, the A team led by senior Steph Tack and sophomore Radha Dooley combined for a 18' 0" relay for third place. The girls jumped 9' 6" and 8' 6" each. The girls B team featured juniors Tulsi Dooley and Casey Lehmann who combined for a 16' 6" relay for 4th place. The girls jumped 8' 6" and 8' 0" each, both were PR's! For the boys, the A team led by senior Ryan Eppler and junior David Bausmith combined for 23' 0" and first place. Both boys cleared 11' 6". The B team was led by junior Justin Thomas and freshman James Fastenau. Both boys had good attempts at 9' 0" bars, and look to record their first clears next meet.

David Bausmith

David placed 3rd in the NJ Meet of Champions with a 14' 0" jump. His third place is the best finish for an HC vaulter at indoor MOC.