Full Group Size Results
The Bergen County Group Championships took place on Saturday, the yearly precursor to the upcoming Bergen Meet of Champions. Here is the meet merge where we merged all the 5K divisional races together in one place to see which teams and athletes had the best meet overall.
For the boys Northern Valley - Demarest had the best merge performance with 125 points and an average of 16:44 between their top five. They were led by Tim Larsen who had the third fastest time of the meet at 16:09.
Larsen was second in Division B to Steven Fiumefreddo of Indian Hills who won the race at 16:02. Fiumefreddo finished the day with the fastest run overall. Will Baginski of Ridgewood, who won the Varsity A race at 16:09, had the second ranked time overall.
For the girls meet the Hebner twins of Northern Highlands once again led the way. Monica won the Division A race with a 17:34 and her sister Isabel second at 17:56, the only two to go under 18 minutes. Also in that race their sophomore teammate Daisy Liljegren finished third running 19:00, she ended up seventh overall for the merge.
With the Hebners leading the meet and Liljegren in the top ten Northern Highlands had a strong hold of the Merge team scores. They lead all of the teams with 57 points and their quick 19:03 average.
The third and fourth individual girl times of the meet were also from a set of twins. Corinne and Madeline Barney of Indian Hills ran first and second in the Varsity B race with an 18:06 and 18:34. They helped their team win Varsity B and finish third overall on our merge report.