Special congratulations to the 4 x 800 Outdoor Track relay team who qualified for and competed in the New York State Track Championships last weekend in Middletown, NY. The team, comprised of Elias Torres, Shane Cruz, Denzel Avila, Malachi Soloman, Kenneth Echaverria and Michael Correa posted a personal record time at the State Championship.
On May 25th, the Outdoor 4 x 800 relay team, competing in the CHSAA City Championship on Randall’s Island, participated in the top heat and qualified for the State Championships.
La Salle qualified as a Division II school in the 3200 meter relay (4 x 800) with a time of 9:01.32. This is their best time of the season and was done without one of the top two runners present.
This year’s State Championships will be held at Middletown High School (30 Gardner Ext Ave, Middletown, NY 10940) on Friday, June 7th @ 5pm. If they advance, they will run on Saturday, June 8th at 1pm.
The 4 x 800 teams is comprised the following student-athletes:
- Denzel Avila
- Michael Correa
- Shane Cruz
- Kenneth Echeverria
- Justin Gonzalez
- Elias Torres
Congrats to Coach Hackshaw, Coach Howard and Coach Williams on a great season! We wish them the best of luck next week!
Saturday, March 30, 2019, Icahn Stadium – Participating in the first official meet of the Outdoor Track Season, the Cardinals would have over 30 athletes in attendance with great weather accompanying them.
A strong showing throughout the day, the Cardinals would earn victories and Gold medals in three events with Denzel Avila winning the 1600M Sophomore Run, Joshua Louis winning the 400M Freshman Run & Denzel Avila, Shane Cruz, Justin Gonzalez and Branden Pannell winning the 400m Sophomore Relay.
La Salle had several other Top 5 finishes including: Varsity 400m (4th place – Baimbridge, Torres, McCoy, Francois), Sophomore 400m (4th place – Shane Cruz), 400m Sophomore Relay (4th place – Butts-Jones, Moy, Rodriguez, Sinchi-Dominguez), 400m Freshman Relay (2nd Place – Louis, Walsh, Mateo, Rosario & 3rd place – Lee, Ruiz, Lui, Ye).
Saturday, November 10, 2018, Bronx, NY – On Saturday, November 10th, the La Salle Cross Country team participated in the CHSAA Varsity City Championship Meet at Van Cortlandt Park. The finale for the cross country team proved to be the Varsity’s best individual and team effort of the year! The day even included Coaches William Hackshaw and Peter Williams running in the Alumni race with William Cruz, alumnus from the Class of 2017!
Competing in the Varsity B Championship Race, Elias Torres finished first followed by Kenneth Echeveria in 2nd place. In total, five Cardinals finished in the Top 20 of the race but the team would fall one point short of winning the Varsity B City Championship. Congratulations to all of the La Salle Runners who participated in Cross Country this year.
15:11.70 (15:26.27) Elias Torres 1st
15:17.50 (15:26.62) Kenneth Echeveria 2nd
16:10.00 (16:30.61) Shane Cruz 13th
16:10.80 (17:08.48) Denzel Avila 15th
16:32.40 Michael Correa 19th
Special thanks to the coaches for their dedication, the parents for their support and the student athletes for their commitment to the growth of our program!
Indoor Season begins Monday, November 19th!
Saturday, November 3, 2018, Bronx, NY – Despite the absence of 3 runners who have posted the fastest times on the freshmen level, for various reasons, our season ended on an incredibly PROUD moment for our coaches. Our 4th through 11th best runners stepped up at the Freshmen City Championships with eight out of the ten runners finishing with a personal best time at this meet. Although we finished 16th out of 18 teams, this was an amazing way to end the Freshman Cross County Season!
Kenneth Prophete 10:31.96 (11:52.99)
Jack Walsh 10:37.60 (11:35.82)
Jon Ruiz 11:10.88 (11:18.52)
Devin Mateo 11:30.20 (11:40.21)
Obryan Flores 11:36.13 (11:58.61)
Jared Rosado 11:51.70 (12:15.99)
Conan Lee 13:59.54 (14:30.01)
Adriel Rondon 17:20.00 (17:26.64)
This weekend the track team returns to Van Cortlandt Park this Saturday, November 10th for the Varsity City Championships! All are encouraged and welcomed to attend.
Indoor Track officially begins on November 19th! Workouts have begun!
Competing in the CHSAA Sectionals on Sunday, October 28th, La Salle fielded 26 runners with 22 total runners achieving new personal bests. Several freshmen received medals for their performance. The team is rounding into shape as they head to the Championship Meets the next two weekends at Van Cortlandt.
Saturday, November 3rd: CHSAA Freshman/Sophomore Championships
Saturday, November 10th: CHSAA Varsity/JV Championships
October 28, 2018 RESULTS
|2500 METER RUN|
|SB||Joshua Louis (10:54.09)|
|SB||Giovanni Baquero (11:03.62)|
|SB||Jon Ruiz (11:27.24)|
|SB||Javard Dawkins (11:49.25)|
|SB||Jack Walsh (11:43.36)|
|SB||Devin Mateo (12:18.70)|
|SB||O’bryan Flores (12:38.23)|
|SB||Jared Rosado (13:18.85)|
|SB||Bryan Rosario (14:15.92)|
|SB||Gregory Garib (14:29.77)|
|SB||Daniel Estevez (14:51.10)|
|SB||Conan Lee (14:35.33)|
4000 METER RUN
|SB||Elias Torres (15:28.67)|
|SB||Kenneth Echeveria (16:09.43)|
|SB||Denzel Avila (18:07.52)|
|SB||Marc-Butts Jones (17:22.97)|
|SB||Waleed Muhammad (18:49.80)|
|SB||Malachi Solomon (20:03.01)|
|SB||Jayden Moore-Thony (21:35.53)|
|SB||Alex Leon (24:46.91)|
Due to the weather forecast, the CHSAA has decided to move Saturday’s race to Sunday.
Parents/students: Please check your email for more details and a list of students who are scheduled to race on Sunday.
All Runners Arrival Time: 10am
Our Races begin at approx. 11:30am
We encourage all students and parents to wear all the La Salle gear you have proudly in support on Sunday!
Any additional questions, please call Coach Hackshaw.
If your son is not running, we encourage all to come out and support!
Saturday, October 20, 2018, Bronx – La Salle Cross Country participated in the NYC Cross Country Carnival on Saturday, October 20th and once again had a very good showing as all who ran the 4000 meter races posted new personal best times.
The Freshmen participated in a 8000 meter relay race, finishing 11th overall.
We look for the continued growth and development of the program as they head into the NY Archdiocesan Championships this Saturday(10/27) at Van Cortlandt Park.
|4000 METER RUN|
|SB||Elias Torres (16:00.08)|
|SB||Michael Correa (16:55.71)|
|SB||Shane Cruz (16:44.28)|
|SB||Marc-Butts Jones (18:56.35)|
|SB||Amadou Kouyate (18:40.77)|
|SB||Theo Noble (12:32.60)|
|SB||Justin Gonzalez (18:14.85)|
|SB||Denzel Avila (18:40.03)|
|SB||Waleed Muhammad (19:45.00)|
Wednesday, October 10, 2018, Bronx – On October 10th, La Salle sent 25 runners to participate in the Bronx CHSAA Championship Meet and the NYCHSAA Sophomore Championships.
In the Bronx Champs, La Salle placed 3rd on the Varsity level with 2 runners in the top 10 and 4 in the top 20 including Elias Torres (PR) and Kenneth Echeverria placing in the 8th and 9th.
In the Freshman race at the Bronx Champs, Giovanni Baquerro and Joshua Louis both finished in the top 15.
Varsity Bronx Champs
Elias Torres 16:00.08 ( 16:18.38 ) PR
Kenneth Echeverria 16:23.36
Michael Correa 16:55.71
Shane Cruz 17:07.29
Amadou Kouyate 18:53.05
Theo Noble 19:42.29
Waleed Muhammad 19:45.00
Freshmen Bronx Champs
Giovanni Baquerro 11:17.18
Joshua Louis 11:23.32
Kenneth Prophete 11:52.99 ( 12:05.45 ) PR
Jack Walsh 12:06.12
Jon Ruiz 12:24.43
Obryan Jones 12:38.23 ( 12:48.58 ) PR
Devin Mateo 12:43.65
Jared Rosado 13:18.85 ( 13:25.09 ) PR
Saturday, September 22, 2018, Van Cortlandt Park – La Salle fielded 22 runners at the Xavier Invitational Cross Country Meet at Van Cortlandt Park. With over 75% of the team recording their personal best time, the team and track program at La Salle are showing significant progress and growth.
The team will race again on Thursday, October 4th as part of the Fordham Prep Developmental Meet.
|2500 METER RUN|
|ATHLETE PLACE RESULTS|
|10:54.09 SB||Joshua Louis*||46th||Freshman Boys 2500m A|
|11:27.24 SB||Jon Ruiz*||62nd||Freshman Boys 2500m A|
|11:43.36 SB||Jack Walsh*||72nd||Freshman Boys 2500m A|
|11:49.25 SB||Javard Dawkins*||76th||Freshman Boys 2500m A|
|12:18.70 SB||Devin Mateo*||82nd||Freshman Boys 2500m A|
|13:25.09 SB||Jared Rosado*||99th||Freshman Boys 2500m A|
|14:38.0||Bryan Rosario||106th||Freshman Boys 2500m A|
|14:54.7||Conan Lee||107th||Freshman Boys 2500m A|
|15:05.1||Gregory Garib||109th||Freshman Boys 2500m A|
|16:20.7||Daniel Estevez||113th||Freshman Boys 2500m A|
|17:56.6||Adriel Rondon||118th||Freshman Boys 2500m A|
|4000 METER RUN|
|ATHLETE PLACE RESULTS|
|16:39.26 SB||Elias Torres*||49th||JV Boys 4000 Meter Run|
|18:12.04 SB||Shane Cruz*||105th||JV Boys 4000 Meter Run|
|18:40.77 SB||Amadou Kouyate*||120th||JV Boys 4000 Meter Run|
|19:17.54 SB||Denzel Avila*||163rd||Sophomore Boys 4000m Run|
|19:32.60 SB||Theo Noble*||135th||JV Boys 4000 Meter Run|
|19:45.28 SB||Marc-Butts Jones*||177th||Sophomore Boys 4000m Run|
|19:46.25 SB||Waleed Muhammad*||144th||JV Boys 4000 Meter Run|
|19:50.44 SB||Branden Pannell*||180th||Sophomore Boys 4000m Run|
|20:03.01 SB||Malachi Solomon*||147th||JV Boys 4000 Meter Run|
|23:07.09 SB||Jayden Moore*||171st||JV Boys 4000 Meter Run|
Saturday, September 15, Van Cortlandt Park – The La Salle Cardinals Cross Country Track team participated in the Regis Invitational at Van Cortlandt Park on Saturday to begin the fall season. A great effort was displayed by all participants and the team showed great promise for a good season ahead.
Top Cardinal Finishers by Race:
Joshua Louis – 11:15.31
Jack Walsh – 12:11.55
Giovanni Baquero – 12:13.28
Javard Dawkins – 12:14.00
Branden Pannell – 20:56.76
Denzel Avila – 21:06.92
Elias Torres – 17:27.96 75
Michael Correa – 17:30.51 76
Theo Noble – 20:53.50 88
Malachi Soloman – 21:54.71
Cardinal Cross Country returns to action Saturday, September 22nd for the Xavier Invitational at Van Cortlandt Park.
Below are the results from the NYC Cross Country Festival held on Saturday, October 21st:
On the varsity level, all five runners achieved new personal records.
Freshman – 1500 meters
Karl Sydneus – 9:08 PR
Varsity – 2.5 miles
Ibrahim Diop – 15:43 PR
Andy Fernandez – 15:58 PR
Michael Correa – 16:58 PR
Christopher Pena – 17:30 PR
Kevin Merino – 22:33 PR
The Cross Country team will participate in the Sectionals this Saturday at Van Cortland Park.
Below are the results from the Manhattan College Meet held on Saturday, October 14th:
On the varsity level, all four runners achieved new personal records
Freshman – 1 1/4 miles
Karl Sydneus – 12:10
Varsity – 2 1/2 miles
Ibrahim Diop – 15:48 PR
Michael Correa – 17:15 PR
Phillip Bart – 17:19 PR
Christopher Pena – 17:53 PR
Track will compete in the NYC Cross Country Festival this Saturday at Van Courtland Park.
Monday night at the CHSAA Freshman Sectional Track Championships held at Ichan
Stadium, the Cardinals had a phenomenal turn out. Every single freshman recorded a personal best each time they lined up to take the track.
800 Meter Run – Michael Carrea – 2:31 – PR
800 Meter Run – Kughan Gunaratnam – 2:35 – PR
800 Meter Run – Amador Mosso – 2:45 – PR
400 Meter Run – Carlos Flores – 86
1600 Meter Run – Elias Torres – 5:03 – PR
200 Meter Run – Carlos Flores – 36.5 – PR
1600 Meter Relay
Kughan Gunaratnam – 68
Michael Carrea – 67
Amador Mosso – 69 – PR
Elias Torres – 58 – PR
The track team returns to action this Saturday for the Varsity Sectionals, also at Ichan Stadium.
The La Salle Academy Track team ran in the CHSAA BQ/NY Freshman Sectional Championships on Monday, January 16th at Ocean Breeze in Staten Island. This was the first time the Cardinals ran in their new uniforms, giving the team confidence and school-pride!
800 Meter Run – Amador Mossa – 2:48
1600 Meter Run – Elias Torres – 5:30
400 Meter Run – Kughan Gunaratnam – 69
300 Meter Run – Carlos Flores – 1:05
1600 Meter Relay
Kughan Gunaratnam – 74
Amador Mosso – 74
Carlos Flores – 1:30
Elias Torres – 62
Varsity Sprint Medley Relay (A)
400 – Jose Mosso – 65
200 – Rameek Hill – 27
200 – Christopher Pena – 29
800 – William Cruz – 2:23
Varsity Sprint Medley Relay (B)
400 – Phillip Bart – 60
200 – Elias Torres – 27
200 – Amador Mossa – 34
800 – Andy Fernandez – 2:30
On Saturday, November 12th, the Cross Country team completed their Fall Season with Senior William Cruz posting a personal best of 15:32 and finishing 5th in his race. Junior Ibrahim Diop posted a time of 16:50 while Frosh Elias Torres finished in 17:07.
|LASALLE ACADEMY (NYC)||ALL RESULTS||CHSAA Intersectionals – Varsity|
|M 2.5Mile||5||William Cruz||15:32.5||5|
|M 2.5Mile||18||Ibrahim Diop||16:50.2||15|
|M 2.5Mile||26||Elias Torres||17:07.5||22|
|M 2.5Mile||36||Jadyn Darbonne||17:44.7||30|
|M 2.5Mile||52||Andy Fernandez||18:59.2||43|
On Saturday, October 15th, La Salle’s Cross Country teams ran in the New York City Cross Country Carnival. The Cardinals ran two excellent races in the 2.5 mile run and the .9 mile run. Here are the times from Saturday’s events:
William Cruz: 16:13, 2.5 miles
Ibrahim Diop: 17:32, 2.5 miles
Elias Torres: 5:51, 0.9 miles
Jadyn Darbonne: 6:09, 0.9 miles
Malachi Solomon: 6:10, 0.9 miles
Go La Salle!
This season, La Salle has run in several cross country meets. Here are the results:
Regis Invitational, Saturday, September 17, 2016
William Cruz, Varsity; 17:22, 2.5 miles
Xavier Invitational, Saturday, September 24, 2016
William Cruz, Varsity; 17:22, 2.5 miles
Elias Torres, Freshmen; 11:14, 1.5 miles
Malachi Solomon, Freshmen; 11:30, 1.5 miles
Jadyn Darbonne, Freshmen; 12:39, 1.5 miles
Stefan Nguyen, Freshmen; 12:40, 1.5 miles
Linden Inglis, Freshmen; 13:41, 1.5 miles
Amador Mossa, Freshmen; 14:00, 1.5 miles
Worthy Vixamar, Freshmen; 15:20, 1.5 miles
Gordon Liang, Freshmen; 16:31, 1.5 miles
Fordham Development Meet #1, Thursday, September 29, 2016
William Cruz, Varsity; 16:42, 2.5 miles
Ibrahim Dip, Varsity; 16:54, 2.5 miles
Elias Torres, Freshmen; 10:55, 1.5 miles
Malachi Solomon, Freshmen; 11:40, 1.5 miles
Stefan Nguyen, Freshmen; 12:28, 1.5 miles
Linden Inglis, Freshmen; 12:48, 1.5 miles
Amador Mossa, Freshmen; 12:49, 1.5 miles
Jadyn Darbonne, Freshmen; 13:02, 1.5 miles
Kughon Gunaratnam, Freshmen; 13:39, 1.5 miles
Michael Carrea, Freshmen; 14:20, 1.5 miles
Gordon Liang, Freshmen; 16:50, 1.5 miles
Carlos Flores, Freshmen; 17:07, 1.5 miles
Manhattan Invitational, Saturday, October 8, 2016
William Cruz, Varsity; 16:04, 2.5 miles
Ibrahim Diop, Varsity; 17:30, 2.5 miles
Andy Fernandez, Varsity; 20:31, 2.5 miles
Elias Torres, Freshmen; 7:43, 1.25 miles
Jadyn Darbonne, Freshmen; 7:55, 1.25 miles
Malachi Solomon, Freshmen; 8:07, 1.25 miles
Stefan Nguyen, Freshmen; 8:10, 1.25 miles
Amador Mossa, Freshmen; 9:12, 1.25 miles
Kughon Gunaratnam, Freshmen; 10:16, 1.25 miles
Worthy Vixamar, Freshmen; 10:24, 1.25 miles
Carlos Flores, Freshmen; 11:26, 1.25 miles
Attention La Salle Students!!
Tryouts for the Varsity Soccer Team will begin on Monday August 22nd at 9:00am. Please meet at the school by 8:30am and you will then walk over to the field with the coaches. Bring your equipment (shinguards, cleats, water bottle, etc.) with you. You must have your physical in with the main office to be allowed to participate in tryouts. All interested students are encouraged to try out. If you have any questions please contact the head coach, Brian Pally, at email@example.com and he will be happy to answer any questions that you may have. We look forward to seeing all interested soccer players on Monday the 22nd.
On Wednesday, October 14, 2015, the Lasalle Academy Xcountry team competed in the NY Sectional Sophomore championship meet with Varsity Events. The Redbirds top finisher was junior, William Cruz, in a medal winning time of 16 minutes and 58 seconds. Other medal winners at this meet were juniors, Gregory Thompson and Eric Saavedra, as well as senior Nikita Gasu. Sophomore, Andy Fernandez placed 76 of 101 sophomore runners as our lone 10th grade representative. His time of 19 minutes and 31 seconds sets the bar as his personal best. Freshman Raul Barrera competed in the freshman 1.5 mile race finishing in a time of 13 minutes and 53 seconds. Go La Salle!
The first day of running practice / tryouts is Thursday, August 20th. Students are to wear comfortable running clothes and sneakers, and are to meet at the school (215 East 6th Street) at 9:30 am. Practice / tryouts will be from 10 am through noon. In addition, all prospective student athletes are encouraged to bring bottled water to insure hydration through out the workouts. Any questions please contact Head Track Coach Corey Thomas at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please make sure that you have your filled out Athletic Physical Form already in the office.
Assistant Principal, Dean of Students