Wildcats Spring Sports Update (May 21, 2024)


Wildcats Spring Sports Update (May 21, 2024)

May 21, 2024

For the second consecutive year, the Warwick Girls Varsity Crew team has won the Orange/Ulster Cup Regatta at Rockland Lake State Park on May 18th. The Girls Varsity boats dominated with a first place overall in the Girls 8 and the Girls Second 4.

Completing the regatta with a second-place in the Girls First 4 sealed the victory. These outstanding results gave the Warwick Girls the overall team win for the Orange/Ulster Cup. The Warwick boys varsity crew also put in good rows, led by the first-place Boys Varsity 4, followed by a second-place finish for the Boys Varsity 8.

On Sunday, May 19th, Warwick Crew continued to do well at the Hudson Valley Rowing League Novice Championships. The Boys 4 rowed to victory, with the Girls 4 securing a strong third place. Warwick’s Mixed 8 also took first in an exhibition race.

Warwick Crew also had a successful regatta at the New York State Scholastic Rowing Championships on May 11-12 at Saratoga Springs. The Warwick Crew Girls Varsity Straight Four, crewed by Abigail Kane, Nadia Ali, Riley Seijas, and Natalie Houston, brought home a silver medal in an event the girls do not normally compete in.

With over 80 New York teams and 550 boats competing, the New York State Championships is one of the largest state championships for rowing.

In addition, the Girls Varsity Pair, crewed by Natalie Houston and Reiley Seijas, also placed second. Rounding out the results, the Boys Varsity Straight Four, crewed by junior Beren Munkatchy and seniors Nicholas Rivera, Garrett Houston, and Killian Bauman, rowed to a third-place finish. The teams are coached by Jim Cody, Cate Cody, Katy Glover, and Anthony Paterno.


The Warwick track and field teams hosted the OCIAA Championships on May 17-18 at C. Ashley Morgan Field.  The boys team had a tremendous one-year improvement as they took fourth place with 51 points, compared to last year’s 14th place team finish.

Monroe-Woodbury’s boys won the championship with 153 points.

Warwick sophomore Luke Beattie finished first in the 100-meter dash (10.99 seconds) and the pole vault (16 feet). He was also second in the 200 (21.67). Anthony Roe was second in the pole vault (13-0).

Leo Shostal took fourth in the 3000-meter steeplechase with a personal best time of 10:19.95Complete meet results from the OCIAA Championships can be found here:  https://live.fultonaccuratetiming.com/meets/37838


Warwick’s girls team finished sixth out of 20 teams with 49 points at the OCIAA championships. Cornwall won the team title with 146 points.

The Wildcats scored best in the pole vault, with Lily Beattie taking second (12-0) and Rachel Venter taking fourth (11-6). Beattie was also fourth in the 200-meter dash (26.31).

Warwick 400-meter relay team of Hannah Cann, Erin Smith, Reagan Smith and Taylor Secord placed second in 49.0 seconds – the same time recorded by first-place Middletown. Cann also placed fourth in the long jump (16-7.25).


Keira Mangels scored four goals, including the 100th of her career, to pace Warwick past Monroe-Woodbury 20-4 on May 13.  Kelly Nevins also had four goals for the Wildcats, who finished the regular season as OCIAA division champions with a 12-3 overall record.

Warwick plays Minisink Valley in the Section 9 Class B championship game at 4 p.m. on May 22 at James I. O’Neill High School in Highland Falls. Get your tickets on GOFAN. gofan.co/event/1528294


Warwick defeated Wallkill 2-0 in a Section 9 Class AA quarterfinal game on May 20 and will play Minisink Valley in the semifinals at 7 p.m. on May 22 in Slate Hill. Olivia Martino threw a four-hitter.  Melina Garby and Annie Lincoln each hit solo home runs to power the offense.


Warwick earned the top seed in the Section 9 Class A tournament. The Wildcats will play the winner of a semifinal between Washingtonville and Minisink Valley on Saturday at 3 p.m. at Middletown High School. Get your tickets at: https://gofan.co/event/1505841?schoolId=NYSPHSAA9







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