Sorrentino Holds Teen Fitness Tournament
On April 10, 2003, the Robert Sorrentino Recreation Center held its first annual Teen Lift Fitness Tournament. The contest was divided into two divisions, 13-15 year old and 16-17 year olds. The tournament consists of pull-ups, chin-ups, sit-ups, pushups, the chair squat, shoulder presses, barbell curls and parallel dips. Philip Codrington and Stan Brown were the judges and counters of the tournament and Shamecca Kellyman was the scorekeeper. The tournament had two categories, fitness and weightlifting.
In the 16-17-weightlifting category, Robert Rucker came in first place, Derrick Gabriel Jr. was second and Trevis Hall was third. In the 16-17 fitness, Derrick Gabriel Jr. came in first place, Robert Rucker second and Trevis Hall third. In the 13-15 division, Mike Hardy came in first place, Matt McClay second and Barbatunde Famusesan placed third in the weightlifting category. Extended thanks goes to Mr. Bernard Robinson, Sorrentino Center manager and Valarie Edwards, coordinator at the parks department and the staff of Sorrentino Recreation Center. Note: The 30th Annual American Double Dutch League Invitational Championship in Sumter, South Carolina will take place on June 12-15 and not July 12-15.