Saifi Captures Pole Vault Title at Union County Championships

Junior Leah Saifi captures Pole Vault title at Union County Championships clearing 11-06.  Credits: S. Johnson
Credits: Bobbie Peer
Credits: Bobbie Peer
Credits: Bobbie Peer

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Gov. Livingston junior Leah Saifi takes first place in Pole Vault clearing 11-06 and her sister Lauren places second clearing 10-00 in the Union County Championship on May 19-20 at Hub Stein Field hosted by Plainfield High School.  

Gov. Livingston Boys team placed 5th overall in team ranking and the Girls team placed 7th out of 16 events scored.

Gov. Livingston top results include:

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Triple Jump: Kenedi Facey placed 6th with a jump of 35-07.50, a season personal best. 

Pole Vault: Leah Saifi placed 1st clearing 11-06; Lauren Saifi placed 2nd clearing 10-00; Jenn Collins placed 9th clearing 7-06.

Discus Throw: Michelle Almeida placed 3rd with a throw of 119-01

4 X 400: Relay team of Kristen Splaine, Caroline Peer, Danielle Petryk and Kylie Acardi placed 6th in 4:09.91;

High Jump: Heather Jannnuzzi and Sara Kelly placed 7th clearing 4-08;

Long Jump: Kenedi Facey placed 3rd with a jump of 16-05.50

Javelin: Michelle Almeida placed 6th with a throw of 89-09; Nicole Messa placed 9th with a throw of 85-02;

Shotput: Lauren Boyd placed 6th with a throw of 36-05.25; Michelle Almeida placed 10th with a throw of 32.06


400 M Hurdles: Andrew Aguilera placed 3rd in 56.81; Doug Ladzinski placed 4th in 57.29;

High Jump: Brandon Monroe placed 5th clearing 6-00; Kilian Quinn placed 6th clearing 6-00; Eric Cerqueira placed 8th clearing 5-08;

Javelin Throw: Jon Longo placed 6th with a throw of 132-08;

3200 M: Logan Calichman placed 9th in 10:12.58;

110 M Hurdles: Andrew Aguilera placed 3rd in 15.12; Doug Ladzinski placed 4th in 15.18;

Pole Vault: Brian Rubenstein placed 2nd clearing 13-00; Nick Deluca placed 3rd clearing 13-00; Brian McCarthy placed 7th clearing 11-06;

Discuss: Mike Magliacano placed 6th with a throw of 126.05.

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