New Jersey's Friday Highlights from New Balance Nationals!

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Friday's Full Events Schedule is below

Friday New Jersey Highlights - New Balance Nationals

... en route.. I'll post about Jersey finishers in the top 15 of each event periodically, if we didn't have someone in the top 15 then I will at least post our top finisher. Make sure you take advantage of the awesome live video stream by MileSplit! Good luck everyone!

*EE = Emerging Elite

For the Boys EE 2 Mile Run Conor Murphy, a senior from Allentown HS, put up a great effort taking second just behind a meet record winning time. Murphy ran 9:15.40 after Michael Wegner from MD won with a EE meet record of 9:14.04. That was Murphy's best in the 2 mile event by far and a NJ#1 US#15 on the converted list. David Rosas a sophomore from Don Bosco took third with a time of 9:18.93 NJ#4. In the slower heat Aaron Groff of Cherry Hiss East lead for a while after a great move finished second with a time of 9:33.72 NJ#10. ...Full Event Results

In the Girls EE 400m Dash Emilie Cowan, a senior from Columbia HS, out of the un-seeded heat takes second with a photo finish running 56.38! NJ#3 The extra look had Dorriann Coleman of MI taking the win with a 56.374 versus Cowan's 56.377!! Lauren Brzozowski of Ramapo finished 16th with a time of 58.49. ...Full Event Results

Girls EE Shot Put, we all know that the New Jersey girls Shot Put scene has been fantastic all season and it doesn't change here with FIVE girls in the top 15 of the Emerging Elite finals. Nikolia Kanaris of NV Demarest takes second with a 41-08.50. Sarena Dixon of Red Bank Regional takes fifth with a mark of 40-01.25. Also in the top 15 for NJ: Jordan Wildermuth (Jefferson Twp) 38-11.50, Samantha Ferrero (NV Demarest) 38-09.75, and Ashley Berry (Franklin Twp) 38-04.25. ...Full Event Results

Boys EE 400m Dash, Evander Pierre, a senior from Hudson Catholic, takes 7th with a time of 49.93. Brandon Moorer of Seton Hall Prep takes 16th overall running 50.44.

Boys EE 60m Hurdles, Corey Poole of East Orange Campus takes second with a time of 8.12, he qualified with a time of 8.19 in prelims. ...Full Event Results

Girls EE 60m Hurdles, Chibugo Ike of Linden takes 8th in finals with a time of 8.99 after running 8.99 in prelims as well. ...Full Event Results

Girls EE Sprint Medley Relay, Marlboro girls (L Khizir, T Ryan, D Spano, A Bartelloni) take fourth with a 4:14.09 in heat three of four NJ#4! Union Catholic (B Henry, T Novack, C Lamadieu, C Sullivan) sixth with a time of 4:16.28. Seneca (M Chant, S Derkas, G Heinemann, K Martin) 13th clocking in at 4:20.84.. ...Full Event Results

Boys EE Sprint Medley Relay, Abraham Clark (J Fitts, M Singleton, T Hogarth, C Darius) takes 13th with a time of 3:44.46. Seton Hall Prep (M Aman, T Anukwuem, N Saint-Germain, H Dwyer) 15th at 3:44.71. ...Full Event Results

Girls EE 60m Dash, Bria Mack of Williamstown HS takes 8th in the finals with a time of 7.71, she had posted a 7.75 in prelims. ...Full Event Results

Boys EE Shot Put, Denzel Pettway, a senior at St. Benedict's Prep, takes fourth with a mark of 54-08. Nicholas Botett of South Brunswick placed 6th with a throw of 53-08.25. Also in the top 15 for NJ - Garrett Hessman (Bergen Catholic) 11th 52-03.25, Jordan West (Rahway) 12th 52-00.50. ...Full Event Results

Girls 5000m Championship, Devon Grisbaum of Ocean City placed 11th running 17:47.78! Rachel Lehnert of Rumson-Fair Haven takes 16th clocking in at 18:25.41. ...Full Event Results

Boys 5000m Championship, Matt Grossman from Millburn hits a 15:25.31 for 11th in the National Championship 5K! Edwin Rutto of St. Benedict's Prep also in this race with a 18th place finish running 15:52.46. ...Full Event Results

Girls EE 4x800m Relay, Old Tappan (C Brunet, M Scrivanich, C O'Sullivan, C Ubl) takes 17th overall in the Emerging Elite with a time of 10:09.32. ...Full Event Results

Boys EE 4x800m Relay, Pope John XXIII (S Skydel, C Drace, J O'Brien, J Buck) takes second overall with an 8:00.95 run in the second heat! Out of the unseeded heat Bernards (W Howes, R Gruters, S Gruters, Q Petty) with an 8:01.72 for third and Ridgewood (K Tamura, J Byrne, K Marshall, M Thurston) came after them in fourth with 8:03.01! Three Jersey squads in the top five. ...Full Event Results

Boys EE Long Jump, Michael Troup takes 6th with a leap of 21-08. Greg Stickle 11th with a mark of 21-01.25. ...Full Event Results

Boys EE 200m Dash, Sterling Pierce takes second in the finals with a time of 21.91! That is an indoor and outdoor PR for him. Nasir Haines of Freehold Twp took 10th in prelims with a 22.63 and Roy Pugh of Malcom X Shabazz 11th in prelims with 22.65. ...Full Event Results

Girls EE High Jump, Jessica Creedon of Ridge cleared the 5-02.50 NJ#12 bar to finish 11th on the day. ...Full Event Results

Girls EE Long Jump, Ariel Mitchell was NJ's only competitor as she took 26th with a 16-07 mark, almost a 2 foot PR! ...Full Event Results

Girls EE Pole Vault, Nicole Macco of Matawan ties for fifth at a height of 11-07. Julia Dannenbaum of The Pingry School 9th on jump at 11-07, and Katlyn Rymarzow of Pope John XXIII 11th on jumps at 11-07 as well. ...Full Event Results

Girls EE Triple Jump, 20th and 21st by Marina Reilly of River Dell at 35-04.50 and Maryam Hassan of Cresskill at 34-07. ...Full Event Results

Girls EE Weight Throw, Jordan Wildermuth from Jefferson Twp throws a 44-03.25 for 10th. ...Full Event Results

Girls Distance Medley Championship, Randolph takes 12th running 12:17.03! (N May McSorley, S Robinson, M Thomson, E Lansing) ...Full Event Results

Boys Distance Medley Championship, Christian Brothers Academy (D Azano, M Zupko, C Lunny, B Ferro) takes fifth with a time of 10:14.41! Summit 12th with 10:19.96, Haddon Twp 14th with 10:21.38, and Haddonfield Memorial 15th 10:23.52! ...Full Event Results

Girls EE 4x200m Relay, South Brunswick takes 8th with a time of 1:43.26, Union Catholic 9th with 1:43.78. ...Full Event Results

Boys EE 4x200m Relay, East Orange Campus runs 1:31.30 for 4th. ...Full Event Results

Girls EE 800m Run, Lauren Sapone who runs for Red Bank Regional takes 27th with 2:23.52. ...Full Event Results

Boys EE 800m Run, Jared Loadholt of Columbia in 7th with a time of 1:55.93. Matthew Kamph of Notre Dame 12th at 1:56.37. ...Full Event Results

Girls EE 200m Dash, Lexi Del Gizzo of Tenafly takes 36th in prelims running 26.05. Full Event Results

Girls EE 4x400m Relay, Paramus Catholic takes 11th with a time of 4:03.23, Rahway in 12th with 4:03.89. ...Full Event Results

Boys EE 4x400m Relay, East Orange Campus takes 14th with 3:26.27, Abraham Clark 16th with 3:27.00. ...Full Event Results

Boys EE High Jump, Donte Waldron of Linden ties for third with a 6-05 clearance. Diante Bah of Rancocas Valley clears 6-03 to tie for ninth. Semaj Willis of Trenton Central 14th with a 6-01.5 jump. ...Full Event Results

Boys EE Triple Jump, Semaj Willis of Trenton Central takes 10th with a 44-05.5, Dodley Thermitus of Elizabeth in 12th with 44-04. ...Full Event Results

Girls High Jump Championship, Gabrielle Bennett of Winslow takes 4th with a 5-06.5 clearance! Hannah Taylor of Montgomery 11th with a 5-06.5 clearance as well. Selena Thorne of Franklin 13th at 5-04.5. Natalie Cowan of Hammonton in 17th but also cleared 5-04.5. ...Full Event Results

Boys EE Weight Throw, Sean Brennan of Union Catholic takes fifth with a mark of 56-08.75! ...Full Event Results


.. More Highlights on the way! I will be updating periodically!

FRIDAY, March 13



EE 60m H



EE 60m



EE 2 Mile



EE 400m

FINAL (sections)


EE 60m H



EE 60m



EE Sprint Medley Relay



EE 200



G -- 5000 meters (slower section)



B -- 5000 meters (slower section)



EE 4x800m



G -- 5000 meters (fast section)



B -- 5000 meters (fast section)



EE 4x200m



EE 800m



EE 200m



G - Distance Medley



B - Distance Medley



EE 4x400m




G -- EE Shot Put



G -- EE Long Jump



G -- EE Pole Vault

FINAL Unseeded

11:00am 12:00pm

G -- EE Pole Vault

FINAL Seeded


B -- EE Shot Put



B -- EE Long Jump



G -- EE High Jump


1:00pm 2:30pm

B -- EE Pole Vault



G -- EE Triple Jump



G -- EE Weight Throw*



B -- EE High Jump



B -- EE Triple Jump



B -- EE Weight Throw**



G -- High Jump


* For the Emerging Elite Girls Weight Throw, the first legal throw of each athlete will be measured and recorded. For all throws thereafter, only throws exceeding 32 feet will be measured and recorded. This is because of the very large field in this event and the time constraints of the competition.

** For the Emerging Elite Boys Weight Throw, the first legal throw of each athlete will be measured and recorded. For all throws thereafter, only throws exceeding 47 feet will be measured and recorded. This is because of the very large field in this event and the time constraints of the competition.