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Record Number of KCSD Winter Athletes Compete at State Competitions!

It's been a historic season for our district’s winter sports programs! A record-breaking 44 student-athletes from across the district qualified for State competitions in their respective sports. 

"I'm so proud of all our winter athletes and what they've accomplished," said Athletic Director Rich Silverstein. "Having a record number of students qualify for States is a testament to their hard work, determination, and commitment to excellence. We know getting to this level requires incredible mental and physical toughness."

Over the past few weeks, our athletes have been scoring, swimming, running, bowling, skiing, and somersaulting at a high level to earn their spots at States. Up next, our Boys Varsity Basketball team will be taking the court to pursue a State championship at the Final Four game on Saturday, March 16. 

"Congratulations to each of these outstanding student-athletes on their amazing achievements. They've represented Kingston with talent and perseverance," said Superintendent Dr. Paul J. Padalino. "We extend our appreciation to the hard-working coaches who have guided these dedicated students."

Please join us in congratulating:

Gymnastics - Maggie Cullen   


Alpine Ski - Reid Dumas   


Boys Swimming and Diving - Mason Crowley, Phillip Lettre, Henry Shannon, Aiden Baker, Christopher Lekaj   


 Indoor Track and Field - Joe McDonald (Long Jump & High Jump), Daniella Johnson (Weight Throw, shot put), Maia Rich (300 meter run), Andrew Lee (3200 meter run), Lukas Paunovic (1000 meter run) 


Boys Bowling Team - Vinnie Martelli, Patrick Keating, Aidan Rutski, Zach Whittaker, Mark Hammersley, Thomas Lasecki, Aiden Torres, Gavin Briggs  


Girls Bowling Team - Averyanna Thomas, Makayla Kollbeck, MaKenna Couse, Payton Hoffay, Sam Schmiderer, Rebecca Wells, Anisa Johnson, Madison Dallies 


Boys Basketball Team - Demetrius Johnson, Derek Constance, Wilson Speller, Isaiah Thomas, Ke'Montae Thawe, Elijah Abrams, Eric Johnson, Andrew Foster, Matthew Montano, Nathanael Green, Giovanni Smith, Brady Gardner, Jaden Milord, Marcus Steele 


We're extremely proud to have such a strong contingent of athletes represent Kingston at the State level. Let’s continue to rally behind our Basketball players as they gear up to compete this Saturday. Go Tigers!

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