York Central School hosted the Genessee Region Special Olympics Track and Field Tournament Saturday, May 7th in Restof, NY. Approximately 400 athletes from throughout the 11 county area competed. CDS Monarch had 23 athletes competing.

In the opening ceremony for the tournament, CDS Monarch Athlete Ken Moriarity lit the torch.

Results:

Jeff A.
Silver - 50 Meter
Gold - Softball Throw

Felice B.
Gold - 50 Meter Run
Silver - Softball Throw

John B.
Bronze - Shot Put
Gold, 50 Meter Run

Chris C.
Bronze - 50 Meter Run
Gold - Softball Throw

Lauren D.
Gold - Softball Throw
Gold - 100 Meter Run

Robert G.
Silver - Standing Long Jump
Bronze - 100 Meter Run

Matt G.
Gold - Softball Throw
Gold - 50 Meter Run

Mark H.
Gold - 1500 Meter

Eric J.
Bronze - Shot Put
Gold - 100 Meter Run

Mark L.
Gold - Shot Put
Gold - 50 Meter Run

Colby M.
Silver - Shot Put
Bronze - 100 Meter Run

David M.
Silver - 50 Meter Run
Gold - Softball Throw

Kevin M.
Gold - Shot Put
Gold - Softball Throw

Josh M.
Silver - 50 Meter Run
Silver - Softball Throw

Ken M.
Gold - Shot Put
Bronze - 50 Meter Run

Craig N.
Gold - Shot Put
4th place - 50 Meter Run

Wayne P.
Gold - Shot Put
Bronze - 50 Meter Run

Justin P.
Gold - Standing Long Jump
Bronze - 100 Meter Run

Jordon R.
Gold - Softball Throw
Silver - 100 Meter

Paul S.
Silver - 50 Meter Run
Gold - Softball Throw

Mike T.
Gold - 50 Meter Run
Gold - Softball Throw

Amanda V.
Gold - Shot Put
Gold - 100 Meter Run

Kris W.
Silver - Shot Put
4th place - 50 Meter Run

Two CDS Monarch teams competed in the 4X100 meter relay. Both teams earned gold medals in their respective division.

Team A, with a time of 1 minute and .06 seconds, consisted of Eric J., Jordon R., Colby M. and Amanda V.

Team B, with a time of 1 minute and .08 seconds, consisted of Kenny M., Jeff A., Justin P. and Mike T.

The group was coached by Ed Mosta, Anto Beslic, John Housel, Bill Warden, Sharon Vito and George Vito. 

The athletes are now in preparation for the NY State Summer games, which will be held the weekend of June 10th and 11th at the College at Brockport. CDS Monarch will have swimmers and track and field athletes participating.


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