Story by Luke Segota
It’s been a busy week in the world of sports for athletes at Warwick Valley High School. To name a few, a personal best during an Indoor Track meet at West Point, a comeback for a wrestler at a tournament in Newburgh and another win for the Boys Basketball team!
This past Fri., Jan. 26, the Warwick Wildcats boys’ basketball team had an away game in Chester. By the first quarter, Junior Zach Goldstein led with six points and at the half, 20-17, with Warwick in the lead. Going into the third quarter, Warwick was up by eight points with the help of Senior Connor Perez. The Wildcats won by an impressive margin, 47-32.
Wrestling season is in full swing. With matches and tournaments going on every week, it’s easy to get injured in this physically demanding sport. Senior Harrison Parelli had an early season injury, but came back strong at the tournament in Newburgh on Fri., Jan. 26 with an impressive three wins and one loss. His teammate, Senior Hunter Brown was able to go 5-0, winning Most Outstanding Wrestler at the Newburgh Tournament.
Warwick also impressed at West Point on Fri., Jan. 26. Senior Dane Sorensen, a pole vaulter, launched at 14’7. A personal best in the same category was achieved by Junior Jacob Becher, with an 11’6. Also, Junior Kaeli Thompson hit 12’ and had a personal best in the triple jump category with a 32’9.