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Shoreline Athletics–Open Week 3 Review

Congratulations to everyone who participated in this week’s Open workout–a couplet of squat snatches ascending in weight, and chest-to-bar pull-ups.  For many of you, both of these movements were daunting, and for all, the eventual weight of the squat snatch was formidable.  Often, when we know that we are not going to get as many repetitions in a workout like this, it can be demoralizing to even try; so, to those of you who came in and gave it your best, we are UBER-proud!

Let’s see how this week’s leaderboard panned out:

Men’s RX

  1. Joey Herten (104 reps)
  2. Frank Vigliotti (98 reps)
  3. Ryan Hocking (96 reps)

The overall Men’s RX leaderboard after 3 weeks of competition looks like this:

  1. Geno Bontatibus
  2. John Lynch
  3. Frank Vigliotti

Women’s RX

  1. Megin Oczcowski (finished all reps in 21:15!)
  2. LP (98 reps)
  3. Bianca Fiondella (83 reps)

The Women’s RX Leaderboard is the same as above.

Men’s Scaled

  1. Nick Thompson (173 reps)
  2. Luis Suarez (132 reps)
  3. Paul “Red” Emery (129 reps)

The Men’s Scaled leaderboard after three weeks of competition, is as follows:

  1. Chris Guandalini
  2. Chris Bruno
  3. Sal Esposito

Women’s Scaled

  1. Jen Gregoretti & Amy Vercillo (154 reps)
  2. Taylor Maffeo (107 reps)
  3. Ashley McCaherty (96 reps)

Overall, after three weeks of competition, the Women’s Scaled leaderboard reads as follows:

  1. Taylor Maffeo
  2. Amy Vercillo
  3. Dale Stewart

Men’s Masters RX

  1. Joey Herten (104 reps)
  2. Frank Vigliotti (98 reps)
  3. John Lynch (85 reps)

Overall, the Men’s Master’s learderboard reads as follows:

  1. Geno Bontatibus
  2. John Lynvh
  3. Frank Vigliotti

Women’s Masters RX

  1. LP (98 reps)
  2. Connie Meierdiercks (81 reps)
  3. Jen Maselli (60 reps)

Overall, the Women’s Master’s RX leaderboard reads the same.

Master’s Men Scaled

  1. Nick Thompson (173 reps)
  2. Themis Kyriakides (117 reps)
  3. Sal Esposito (108 reps)

Overall, the Master’s Men’s leaderboard reads:

  1. Chris Guandalini
  2. Sal Esposito
  3. Themis Kyriakides

Master’s Women’s Scaled

  1. Jen Gregoretti (154 reps)
  2. Charly Weiss (83 reps)
  3. Aimie Likens (68 reps)

Overall, the Master’s Women’s leaderboard reads:

  1. Diana Krickmier
  2. Lisa Pageau
  3. Aimie Likens

Teams

Team Shoreline Athletics–Home of Shoreline CrossFit placed 55th this week, and is sitting in 57th overall in the Northeast (out of 4,045 teams).  This week’s contributors were: Frank Vigliotti, John Lynch, Will Brown (83 reps), Megin O., LP, and Bianca.

Team The Shoreline Sixpacks placed 195th this week, and is in 196th overall.  This week’s contributors were Joey Herten, Ryan Hocking, Colby Morawski (81 reps), Sarah Lipp (80 reps), Amanda Magleby (62 reps), and Amy Woznyk (60 reps).

Athletes with Potential to Advance

Megin Oczcowski

Megin is in 5th place in CT, 29th in the Northeast Region, and 291st in the world (out of 140,800 competitors!).  Megin must creep up 9 spots in the next two weeks to qualify for the East Regional in May.  We have no doubt in our minds that she can do this!

John Lynch

John is currently 2nd in CT, 4th in the Northeast, and 33rd in the world (out of 12,400 competitors!) for the 45-49 age division.  John must remain in the top 200 in the world to advance to the Master’s Online Qualifier in April.  He pretty much has this in the bag (I can say it, but he can’t ;).

Geno Bontatibus

Geno is currently 2nd in CT, 4th in the Northeast, and 60th in the world (out of 3,650 athletes!) for the 55-59 age division. Geno must remain in the top 200 in the world to advance to the Master’s Online Qualifier in April.  He’s got this!

Lauren Plumey

LP is 1st in CT, 8th in the Northeast, and 119th in the world (out of 25,000 competitors!) for the 35-39 age division.  Lauren  must remain in the top 200 in the world to advance to the Master’s Online Qualifier in April…let’s all pray for double-unders in massive volume!

Mary Pont

Mary is currently 5th in CT, 23rd in the Northeast, and 205 in the world (out of 10,400 competitors!) for the 50-54 age division.  Mary must creep up FIVE SPOTS to the top 200 in the world to advance to the Master’s Online Qualifier in April.  Come on, Shoreline, let’s get behind Mary this week!!!!!!!!  She can do this!

Honorable Mentions

Connie Meierdiercks is 7th in CT out of 250 athletes for the Women’s 35-39 age division!

Terry O’Hara is 13th in CT out of 43 athletes for the Women’s 55-59 age division!

Lara McGlashan is 11th in CT out of 196 athletes for the Women’s 45-49 age division.

Moments of Inspiration

Okay, so let’s talk about Meg O’s FINISHING this workout!!!  We all know that she’s strong, but to get into those later rounds definitely involves some serious cardiovascular endurance.  Meg was awe-inspiring to watch this week; incredibly composed and confident.

Next, Bianca Fiondella and Will Brown left discouraged Friday night after not achieving any reps at the 185/135 weights.  These two tenaciously returned on Monday to both achieve THREE reps at these weights!

How about the silent assassin of 17.3, Joey Herten, beating EVERY MALE at SA this week??!!!  That overhead mobility sure pays off!

And can we talk about Colby Morawski…who knew he could snatch 185??!!!  Colby had a strong performance this week, finally beating his superhero wife, and contributing a score for his team.

Lastly, how adorable is Charly Weiss performing this workout a second time with her older son judging her?!!  He leaned over to her at one point and said, “Keep going mom; you’re already two reps better than the last time.”  What a great lesson for for him in the value of persistence.  Charly earned a spot on the Scaled Leaderboard this week!

I look forward to more inspiring performances this week!  See you all Friday night at 6:30!

17.3 even brought Coach Bradley to Friday Night Lights for an inspiring performance!

Nick Thompson WENT HARD on 17.3, earning a first place finish for both the Scaled and Men’s Masters divisions this week!

Stebbins, looking solid!! I remember when I could snatch more than this guy; hard work pays off!

No wonder she got that lift! Looking good, Bi!

And here’s Colby getting that big lift at 185 with his fellow Sixpacks cheering him on!

Bill Roy under the watchful eye of Red… Lookin’ good, Officer Roy!

2 Responses for Shoreline Athletics–Open Week 3 Review

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    March 20, 2017 08:38 am

    Great article. Congratulations to all my SCF friends, very impressive performances.

     
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