On Saturday May 21st the North Region of the Genesee Special Olympic Region held its 2011 Spring Games (Track and Field) at Nazareth College. For the first time in weeks there was no rain.
CDS had 31 athletes participating in various running distances, softball throw, shot put and long jumps. All athletes did well. Everyone participated in at least 3 events, and everyone got a least one medal. The premier event of the day was the 4X100 Relay. CDS' teams took gold medals in both Division I and Division II relay races. For Division I the team was Amanda V., Eric J., Ken M. and Ken K. For Division II the team was Christine E., Robert F., Corey Z. and Mike T. The Relay was coached by Ed Mosta and Jimmy Vito.
The athletes are off to the University at Buffalo on Saturday June 4th for the State Games Swimming Qualifier. Twelve swimmers will compete to be one of the six swimmers chosen to attend the State Games. On the weekend of June 10, 11 &12 the New York State Summer Games will take place at the University of Utica. The CDS team will consist of six Swimmers, twelve Track and Field athletes and accompanied by six Coaches.
After the State games are over the athletes will have a short break before they start Softball practice on July 19th and continuing on through November.
Posted in Uncategorized
Comments are closed.