ATHLETICS: ROSSES AC STAR FODHLA MCFADDEN QUALIFIES FOR IRISH SCHOOLS FINAL

first_imgIrish Schools Final Qualification for Fodhal.A huge congratulations to Club athlete Fodhla McFadden who had a very successful day at the Ulster Secondary Schools finals in Antrim Forum yesterday. Competing for Pobailscoil Ghaoth Dobhair (P.S.G.) in the senior girls triple jump she qualified for the prestiges Irish schools finals to be held in Tullamore at the beginning of next month. The youngest competitor in the event, Fodhla has another two year competing in this age group and will no doubt have her sights clearly fixed on an Irish title in the future. A great achievement by her and a great honour for Pobailscoil Ghaoth Dobhair. Well done from all at Rosses Athletic Club. Ardara G.A.A 5K:A great performance by Michael Logue winning the Ardara 5k in a fast time of 17.51.  Michael trains extremely hard and its great to see his dedication paying off.Donegal Childrens Games:Thanks to Finn Valley AC for hosting the Donegal childrens games yesterday evening and for all the officials that helped out. There was impressive performances from Tara McElroy, Aine Ferry, David Geoghegan and Joe McElroy. Well done to our up and coming stars. Cavan T&F Championships :Great performances in Clones at the weekend by Leah McGarvey, Emma brown and Joe Sharkey.  All three picked up medal in a number of events. Its great to see our young athletes willing to travel to various meets to gain valuable competition experience.Table Quiz a Great success.The Rosses Athletic Club would like to thank all those who came out last night and supported the Table quiz. We had a total of 12 tables. A special world of thanks to John Bosco and his team and to Caislean Oir for their generosity and use of facilities.Training Times:Track & Field: Tue/Thur all ages 7+.  Sunday 13yrs and older.Endurance training:Industrial estate, Tue/thur 7pm and Sunday 11am blue bridge. PICTURE FOR PAPER:Ulster Schools Track & Field Championships:Rosses AC athlete Fodhla McFadden, who competed for Pobailscoil Ghaoth Dobhair (P.S.G.) in the senior girls triple jump at the Ulster Schools Track & Field Championships in Antrim Forum at the weekend. Fodhla jumped superbly and qualified for the prestiges Irish schools finals to be held in Tullamore at the beginning of next month.ATHLETICS: ROSSES AC STAR FODHLA MCFADDEN QUALIFIES FOR IRISH SCHOOLS FINAL was last modified: May 24th, 2016 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:AtleticsFodhla McFaddenROSSES ACSportlast_img read more

Cerritos women off and running

first_img Cerritos has defeated Saddleback (4-3) and tied Orange Coast (1-1), both of whom qualified for last season’s Southern California playoffs. The Falcons’ only loss was to traditional Northern California power Lassen (1-0) at the Victor Valley Tournament. “It’s going great,” said Jensen. “We’ve already won more games than all of last year.” The Falcons host San Diego Mesa at 4 p.m. today. The women’s water polo team, under first-year coach Sergio Macias, took second place at the Cuesta Tournament over the weekend and takes a 3-1 record into today’s SCC opener at home against L.A. Trade Tech. The Falcons opened with an 11-3 victory over Foothill, which made last season’s state Final Four. Cerritos followed that with wins over Modesto (16-6) and Cuesta (13-8). Its only loss was to San Joaquin Delta (9-8). Sophomore driver Berlyn Sanchez leads the team in goals (13), assists (four) and steals (nine). Freshman driver Christina Edwards has 10 goals, and freshman goalie Barbara Diaz has 20 saves. The women’s volleyball team took second place at the Pasadena Tournament over the weekend, advancing undefeated through pool play before a 25-24 loss to SCC foe El Camino in the final. Sophomores Nancy Marin (Gahr High) and Stephanie Crowell (Downey High) were selected to the all-tournament team. Marin had 28 kills and 10 blocks while Crowell, a setter, had 100 assists and 10 kills. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! The Falcons finished the meet with 110 points, behind Orange Coast (44) and Riverside (51). Eighteen teams and 157 runners competed. The Falcon men finished fifth out of 22 teams on a four-mile course. Sophomore Brandon Johnson (Cabrillo High) paced Cerritos with a 12th-place finish in 22:20.90. He was followed by sophomore Vincent Rojas (Millikan High), who finished 15th in 22:25.40, freshman Jaime Buenrostro from Downey High (23:11.30, 31st) and freshmen Jorge Cruz (23:30.60, 41st) and Mark Valencia (24:03.50, 70th), both from Paramount High. Cerritos College’s women’s cross country team, which finished fourth at last year’s state championships, is off to a fine start in 2005 with a third-place finish at the Southern California Preview meet last week at the University of San Diego. The Falcons were led by sophomore Meryl Follosco, an all-state and All-South Coast Conference performer a year ago. Follosco placed second on the 5K course in 19 minutes, 52 seconds. She was followed by freshman Maria Vargas (Downey High) in 20:51.60 in eighth place and sophomore Liliana Yera (Bellflower High), who placed 30th in 21:51.70. Rounding out the scoring for Cerritos were freshman Mohani Martinez (21:58.40, 35th place) and freshman Jessika Villalva (22:27.00, 45th). center_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREThe top 10 theme park moments of 2019 Cerritos, which finished 11th in the state last year, had 162 points and placed behind Orange Coast (33), El Camino (73), Glendale (136) and Oxnard (139). The meet featured 194 runners. The Falcons return to competition at the L.A. City Invitational at 9 a.m. Saturday at L.A. Pierce College. from Cerritos Falcons’ women’s soccer team has jumped to a 5-1-1 record this season, led by the efforts of Mexican national team member Lina Valderrama. The freshman forward has scored eight goals and added two assists for a Cerritos team that finished a disappointing 4-10-5 (1-8-3 in the SCC) in 2004. “(Valderrama) has great dribbling skills, has speed and is a leader on the field,” said Cerritos co-coach Debbie Jensen. “Obviously, she has the ability to find the net. She wants to score. She’s very competitive.” last_img read more