Live Updates and Full Results from the Boys NJSIAA Meet of Champions


The day has finally come! The NJSIAA Meet of Champions weekend starts with the boys action on Saturday and is followed by the girls on Sunday, both beginning at 10 am. You'll find the event updates below as well as some related links including our full Group Championships coverage.

We plan on interviewing every event winner this weekend, so please if you strike gold at the Meet of Champions pay NJ MileSplit a visit at the media table. 

Live Updates

4x800 Meter Relay Showcase - Full Results State Rankings

Hopewell Valley duked it out with Morris Hills switching leads over the last few legs. Hopewell Valley came out on top though finishing with an 8:02.72 facility record! Morris Hills second at 8:03.50, both those teams have run faster this year and rank US#2 and #3 this season. CBA third at 8:06.16.

 1 Hopewell Valley HS  'A'                            8:02.72   
     1) 238 Dolan, Sean 10              2) 239 Dolan, Tim 11              
     3) 242 Meredith, Teddy 11          4) 245 Titus, Will 10             
  2 Morris Hills HS  'A'                              8:03.50   
     1) 353 Chopra, Nalin 12            2) 354 Creighton, Michael 12      
     3) 355 Morena, Matt 10             4) 356 Pai, Alexander 12          
  3 Christian Brothers Academy  'A'                   8:06.16   
     1) 70 Anzalone, Genaro 12          2) 75 Boyle, Joe 12               
     3) 80 Gardner, Riley 12            4) 84 McInerney, Tim 10           
  4 Bergen Catholic HS  'A'                           8:08.19    
     1) 25 Fiume, Braedon 10            2) 32 Secora, Connor 12           
     3) 30 O'Connell, Will 12           4) 31 Rabah, Bilal 12             
  5 Ridge HS  'A'                                     8:08.94   
     1) 483 Asay, Brett 11              2) 484 Bayeux, Patrick 11         
     3) 486 Martinson, Tommy 12         4) 489 Orr, Ryan 12               
  6 Hillsborough HS  'A'                              8:11.39   
     1) 227 Baron, Mitchel 12           2) 228 Bevilacqua, Joseph 12      
     3) 230 DiNardi, Dominic 11         4) 233 Shipley, Jeremy 12         
  7 Middletown North HS  'A'                          8:11.87   
     1) 333 Zappala, Jake 11            2) 329 Guerrieri, Joseph 11       
     3) 331 Tammaro, George 12          4) 330 Marrone, Frankie 11        
  8 Westfield HS  'A'                                 8:13.64   
     1) 660 Givelber, Gabe 12           2) 664 Triarsi, Jacob 12          
     3) 662 McLaughlin, Cameron 12      4) 661 McCutcheon, James 10   

400 Meter Dash - Full Results /  State Rankings

Taking the win with a lean at the line is sophomore Luke Colehower of Haddonfield. He out leaned Amir Brock of Egg Harbor to get the narrow victory. Colehower placed second at this meet in this event last year as a freshman.

  1   Colehower, Luke     10 Haddonfield            49.17   
  2   Brock, Amir         12 Egg Harbor             49.19    
  3   Scheier, David      12 Hunterdon Centra       49.82    
  4   Madeus, Boaz        12 Hamilton Nor           49.88    
  5   Booker Jr, Martin   12 Pennsauken H           50.31    
  6   Moore, Alexander    12 Kennedy, J. F.         50.38    
  7   Parisi, Nick        11 Seton Hall P           50.47   
  8   Merriman, Brian     12 Rancocas Val           50.52   

1600 Meter Run - Full Results / State Rankings

Thanks to a furious last 50 meters, junior Mulual Mu of Trenton Central takes home the gold. Billy Hill of Franklin moved into second during the last 50 meters thanks to an equally great kick. CBA seniors Colin Trigani and Noah Yuro led much of the last lap until they were overtaken in the last 50m. They finished 3rd and 4th respectively. 2016 Cross Country MOC winner Elliot Gindi took fifth.

  1   Mu, Mulual          11 Trenton Cent         4:19.88  
  2   Hill, Billy         12 Franklin             4:20.37    
  3   Trigani, Colin      12 Christian Br         4:20.53    
  4   Yuro, Noah          12 Christian Br         4:20.73    
  5   Gindi, Elliot       12 Ocean Township       4:22.15    
  6   DiLaurenzio, Louis  11 Raritan              4:23.19    
  7   Clay, Eric          12 Morristown           4:23.31    
  8   Meusel, Matthew     11 Westfield HS         4:23.39   

800 Meter Run - Full Results / State Rankings

Rey Rivera of Old Bridge gives the meet record its biggest scare in years, running 1:52.18. The meet record is 1:51.72, set by Isaac Clark of Pleasantville in 2013. That time by Rivera is an NJ #1 and US #4 currently. Unofficial splits of 26.28, 28.48 (54.76), 29.59 (1:24.35), 27.76 (1:52.XX). Rivera also repeats as Indoor MOC winner, as he won last year in 1:54.09. Haig Rickerby of McNair Academy comes up for 2nd with a big PR of 1:54.45, an NJ #2 time.

  1   Rivera, Rey         12 Old Bridge           1:52.18    
  2   Rickerby, Haig      12 McNair               1:54.45    
  3   Barnes, Eric        12 Egg Harbor           1:56.43    
  4   Heredia, Kevin      11 Clifton HS           1:56.44    
  5   Jones, Jalen        11 Burlington Towns     1:56.46    
  6   Phinney, Will       12 Ridge HS             1:57.08    
  7   Hill, Billy         12 Franklin             1:57.69    
  8   Kulkarni, Atharv    11 West Windsor         1:57.74   

200 Meter Dash Showcase - Full Results / State Rankings

Martin Booker Jr. of Pennsauken takes the win in 22.21, coming out of the unseeded heat. That time is an NJ #4 and just shy of the MOC record of 22.17 and also just shy of the facility record of 22.20. Booker placed second in this race last year.

  1   Booker Jr, Martin   12 Pennsauken H           22.21    
  2   Colehower, Luke     10 Haddonfield            22.46    
  3   Brown, Avery        11 Chatham HS             22.47    
  4   Willis, Semaj       12 Trenton Cent           22.55    
  5   Boggs, Brandon      12 Rancocas Val           22.56    
  6   Outlaw, Brandon     12 Moorestown H           22.64    
  7   Cousar, Tysean      12 Ewing HS               22.68    
  8   Bundy, Tyriq        10 Deptford HS            22.70   

55 Meter Hurdles - Full Results / State Rankings

Taking the win is Cory Poole of East Orange in 7.21. He won by a sizeable margin over the rest of the field. That time matches his time from the Group Championships last weekend.

  1   Poole, Cory         12 East Orange             7.21  
  2   Aguilera, Andrew    12 Governor Liv            7.43  
  3   Jacoutot, Tim       12 Christian Br            7.56  
  4   Alejandro, Juan     12 Perth Amboy             7.58  
  5   Davies, Callan      12 East Brunswick          7.61  
  6   Carter, Kishaun     12 Brick Memorial          7.74  
  7   Dunson, Al-Tariq    11 East Orange             7.77  
  8   Flores, Spencer     12 Haddonfield             7.78  

55 Meter Dash - Fulls Results State Rankings

Tying the meet record of 6.38 is senior Marvin Morgan of Neptune. That time is a US#12. He got the narrow victory over Bryce Watts of Toms River North. Morgan placed second in this event at this meet last year.

  1   Morgan, Marvin      12 Neptune                 6.38  
  2   Watts, Bryce        12 Toms River N            6.39  
  3   Jones, Marteese     12 S. Plainfield           6.51  
  4   Lindo, Akeem        11 East Orange             6.56  
  5   Davis, Mar-Quel     12 Deptford HS             6.60  
  6   Russell, Nahzir     10 Pennsauken H            6.61  
  7   Joseph, Miguerson   12 Elizabeth               6.63  
  8   Moore, Tyler        12 Hamilton HS             6.79  

3200 Meter Run - Full Results State Rankings

Jordan Brannan of Colts Neck repeats as Indoor MOC winner after an epic battle with Alex Roth of Princeton. Brannan and Roth exchanged the lead early and often with Brannan finally taking the lead for the good during the last 800m. Brannan's time of 9:08.32 is an NJ #1 and US #5. Roth came in second in 9:10.09, followed by his teammate William Hare in third in 9:13.66. Roth's time is a US #6 and NJ #2. Hare's time is a US #7 and NJ #3.

  1   Brannan, Jordan     12 Colts Neck           9:08.32    
  2   Roth, Alex          12 Princeton HS         9:10.09    
  3   Hare, William       11 Princeton HS         9:13.66    
  4   DeFeo, Joey         12 Delbarton Sc         9:17.00    
  5   Russo, Anthony      12 Colts Neck           9:19.13    
  6   Hill, Brian         11 Christian Br         9:23.92    
  7   Hart, Devin         10 Pt Pleasant Boro     9:28.38    
  8   Kosanovich, Malik   12 Seton Hall P         9:30.44    

4x400 Meter Relay - Full Results / State Rankings

Taking the win in 3:18.26 are the boys from East Orange! That time is a new meet record and a new facility record. Unofficial splits of 48.40, 50.16 (1:38.56), 49.91 (2:28.47), 49.56 (3:18.XX).

1 East Orange  'A'                                    3:18.26    
     1) 139 Lindo, Willesley 12         2) 136 Etienne, Immyouri 11       
     3) 141 Poole, Cory 12              4) 142 Richardson, Kishaun 10     
  2 Egg Harbor  'A'                                   3:21.16   
     1) 152 Dessoye, Alex 12            2) 153 Dessoye, Robert 12         
     3) 154 Hendriks, Aidin 12          4) 150 Brock, Amir 12             
  3 Rancocas Valley Reg HS  'A'                       3:24.33    
     1) 466 Boggs, Brandon 12           2) 469 Hawkins, Robert 12         
     3) 472 Keleekai, Samuel 12         4) 473 Merriman, Brian 12         
  4 Rahway HS  'A'                                    3:26.71    
     1) 463 Velez, Nasir 12             2) 461 Polynice, Marvin 10        
     3) 462 Torres, Raul 11             4) 456 Halsey, Jerrish 11         
  5 West Essex  'A'                                   3:26.88   
     1) 644 Steets, Anthony 12          2) 641 Fost, Liam 12              
     3) 642 Keller, Michael 12          4) 643 Lepre, Drew 12             
  6 Haddonfield Mem. HS  'A'                          3:27.13   
     1) 193 Colehower, Luke 10          2) 197 Flores, Spencer 12         
     3) 198 Gess, Derek 10              4) 200 Murray, Zachariah 10       
  7 Matawan Reg. HS  'A'                              3:27.20   
     1) 304 Nappi, Liam 12              2) 306 Serrano, Charlie 10        
     3) 301 Hall, Zachery 10            4) 303 Labinger, Jacob 12         
  8 Elizabeth  'A'                                    3:28.00   
     1) 165 Thermitus, Dodley 12        2) 162 Nash, Gabriel 10           
     3) 160 Mial, Jaquan 12             4) 159 Joseph, Miguerson 12       

Pole Vault - Full Results State Rankings

Taking the win and tying his own NJ #1 is junior Seth Kricheff of Old Tappan. He vaulted 14-06.00 to take the win over Brian Rubenstein of Governor Livingston, who vaulted 14-00.00.

  1   Kricheff, Seth      11 Old Tappan          14-06.00  
  2   Rubenstein, Brian   12 Governor Liv        14-00.00  
  3   Bausmith, David     11 Hunterdon Centra    J14-00.00  
  4   Ward, Josh          12 S. Plainfield       J14-00.00  
  4   Kong, Brandon       12 Bridgewater-        J14-00.00  
  6   Young, Douglas      12 Rumson-Fair Have    13-06.00  
  6   Vimba, Ryan         12 Ridgewood HS        13-06.00  
  8   Casey, Mitchell     12 Shawnee             J13-06.00  

High Jump - Full Results / State Rankings

Semaj Willis of Trenton Central takes the win, jumping 6-10.00. Willis placed third in this event last year. This jump ties his NJ #1 and US #4. Willis also placed 4th in the 200m earlier.

  1   Willis, Semaj       12 Trenton Cent         6-10.00  
  2   Thobourne, Jason    12 Kennedy J.F. Pat     6-06.00  
  2   Bridgett, A'Nan     11 West Windsor         6-06.00  
  4   Tompkins, Ryan      12 Colts Neck           6-04.00  
  5   Joinvilmar, Davens  11 Asbury Park          6-04.00  
  6   Pondiscio, Andrew   12 Sparta               6-04.00  
  6   Peaks, Kasso        11 Eastern Regional     6-04.00  
  8   Delorenzo, Tim      12 Northern Highlan     6-04.00  

Shot Put - Full Results / State Rankings

Jordan West of Rahway repeats! The senior continues his dominating season by repeating as Indoor MOC winner. He threw 64-00.50 to take the win this year, bettering his winning throw of 62-04.25 from last year.

  1   West, Jordan        12 Rahway HS           64-00.50  
  2   Gutierrez, Giovann  12 Saddle Brook        59-08.50  
  3   Licata, C.J.        11 Gill-St. Ber        59-06.50  
  4   Burk, John          12 Parsippany          57-03.75  
  5   Lezin, Joshua       11 Lakewood            57-03.00  
  6   Roger, Ryan         12 Toms River N        56-00.00  
  7   Stueber, Todd       12 Toms River South    55-11.25  
  8   Mead, Dan           11 Christian Br        53-03.75  
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