Slotkin, Oster Compete At NY Armory

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Rebecca Slotkin clears 11 feet.
Rebecca Slotkin clears 11 feet.

Rebecca Slotkin and Dave Oster both braved the weather this past weekend to go to the New York Armory for the National Scholastic Indoor Championship.

Slotkin, who competes in the pole vault, cleared 11 feet, matching her personal record to finish in the top five of the first flight in the preliminary round. The VHS senior was 22nd overall out of about 60 athletes. Oster, also a senior, had said before the race that he intended to use it as a training run for spring track, rather than push his results.  He  finished in 11th place with a time of 9:34. He’ll be looking to get that much lower in the spring.

While we wait for Spring to spring, you can watch clips from both their events here.

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Virginia Citrano
Virginia Citranohttps://myveronanj.com
Virginia Citrano grew up in Verona. She moved away to write and edit for The Wall Street Journal’s European edition, Institutional Investor, Crain’s New York Business and Forbes.com. Since returning to Verona, she has volunteered for school, civic and religious groups, served nine years on the Verona Environmental Commission and is now part of Sustainable Verona. She co-founded MyVeronaNJ in 2009. You can reach Virginia at [email protected].

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