State Park Service Lifeguard Tournament Results

Torp Swim Rescue1st Bass River: Jason Palermo TCNJ, Mike Yak Montclair Univ.2nd Atsion: Jessie Hoban Seneca HS, Dan O’Brien Shawnee HS3rd Belleplain: Trevor Justis Cumberland CCC, Matt Ballis Millville HS Beach FlagsMale1st Atsion: Kyle Snyder Hammonton HS3rd Bass River: Mike Yak Montclair Univ.3rd Belleplain: Justin Canion Millville HS Surf Dash Relay1st Bass River: Mike Yak Montclair Univ., Jason PalermoTCNJ, Carlos Perez Cedar Creek HS, Jessie Forand Cedar Creek HS2nd Atsion: Jessie Hoban Seneca HS, Emily Randolph Seneca HS, Jacob King Hammonton HS, Brian Paulson West Chester Univ.3rd Belleplain: Justin Canion Millville HS, Sean Platt Millville HS, Trevor Justis Cumberland CCC, Matt Pennock Penn State Univ. Tin Guard1st Atsion: Jake King Hammonton HS, Brian Paulson West Chester Univ., Katie Grovatt Baylor Univ.2nd Belleplain: Justin Canion Millville HS, Matt Pennock Penn State Univ.3rd Bass River: Carlos Perez Cedar Creek HS, Nicole Orr Rowan Univ., Marc Nanafara Richard Stockton College Events Results: Female1st Atsion: Paige Chladek Wagner Univ.2nd Bass River: Nicole Orr Rowan Univ. Swim Relay1st Atsion: Dan O’Brien Shawnee HS, Kate Grovatt Baylor Univ., Kyle Snyder Hammonton HS, Marisa Gall Baptist Bible College2nd Bass River: Noelle DeLvsant TCNJ, Carlos Perez Cedar Creek HS, Jessie Forand Cedar Creek HS, Lexie Blazej Absegami HS3rd Belleplain: Matt Ballis Millville HS, Matt Pennock Penn State Univ., Trevor Justis Cumberland CCC, Manny Melendez Millville HS Iron Guard Female:1stAtsion: Kate Grovatt Baylor Univ.2nd Bass River: Nicole Orr Rowan Univ. Tournament Results:1st Atsion2nd Bass River3rd Belleplain The New Jersey State Park Service Lifeguard Tournament featured the three Southern Region Lakes in a heated lifeguard competition on August 4 at Atsion Lake in Wharton State Forest (Shamong, N.J.).Guards from Lake Atsion, (Wharton State Forest), Lake Absegami, (Bass River State Forest) and Lake Nummy, (Belleplain State Forest) challenged one another in eight lifeguarding events displaying the skills used to protect inland lake patrons during the summer season.The 2014 Lifeguard Tournament Events included: Iron Male/Female Iron Guard (Swim, Kayak, Run), Kayak Relay, Swim Relay, Kayak Rescue, Torp Swim Rescue, Tin Guard (Team Swim, Kayak, Run), Surf Dash Relay (Surf Dash), Beach Flags. Iron Guard Male:1st Belleplain: Matt Pennock Penn State Univ.2ndAtsion: Jake King Hammonton HS3rd Bass River: Jason Palermo TCNJ Kayak Relay: 1st Atsion: KyleSnyder Hammonton HS, Dan O’Brien Shawnee HS, Kelsey O’Brien Bard College, Brian Paulson West Chester Univ.2nd  Belleplain: Josh Sbrana Millville HS, Justin Canion Millville HS, Matt Ballis Millville HS, Trevor Justis Cumberland CCC Kayak Rescue1st Bass River: Jason Palermo TCNJ, Marc Nanfara Richard Stockton College, Nicole Orr Rowan, Mike Yak Montclair Univ.2 rd Atsion: Dan O’Brien Shawnee HS, Tara O’Brien Shawnee HS3rd Belleplain: Matt Pennock Penn State Univ., Josh Sbrana Millville HS read more