There were eight state leading performances between the boys and girls for New Jersey at the Molloy Stanner Games this past Saturday.
For one, Sydney McLaughlin ran a US#2 all-time 300 meter clocking in at 37.11, a position she had already held with a 37.49 her sophomore year, read more about her performance and how close she is to the national record here.
Also on the track were the Ridge girls who ran a NJ#1 US#4 first place time of 9:26.40 in the 4x800 meter. In the 55 meter hurdles Amaya Chadwick of Union Catholic placed first with an 8.04 NJ#1 US#4 run. Brooke Olson placed third overall in the 3,000 meter with NJ#1 time of 10:18.65. For the 4x55 meter shuttle hurdles Randolph continued to improve placing second with a 35.23 NJ#1. And in the field Dahria Lewis of Columbia high school earned second jumping to 37-11 NJ#1 in the triple jump.
Those were just the state leading girls from this meet we also had a NJ#3 second place finish from Abby Loveys of Randolph in the mile at 5:06.51. Kaira Brown of Kent Place ran 41.25 in the 300 meter NJ#3. Kishona McCray of Central was third in the 55 meter hurdle finals with an 8.34 but also ran 8.30 NJ#3 in prelims.
Now onto the boys highlights, Jordan West of Rahway threw a 64-9.25 NJ#1 US#3 in the shot put to win the meet. That is a massive personal best for him indoors previously throwing 63-8. Ryan Martins impressed and placed first in the 3200 meter with a 9:23.00 NJ#1 US#3 time.
There were two more victories for the state at this meet as well... In the mile run Ray Sellaro of North Hunterdon ran 4:21.06 for the win which is NJ#2 this season and in the 4x800 meter the Ridge boys also took the victory with an 8:08.92 NJ#4.
Check out the chart below with all the National Elite Standard performances from New Jersey athletes at this meet, great work by everyone.
|300m||F 1 1st||37.11||Sydney McLaughlin||Union Catholic Reg. HS|
|300m||p 5 1st||40.36||Sydney McLaughlin||Union Catholic Reg. HS|
|300m||p 6 7th||41.25||Kaira Brown||Kent Place School|
|300m||p 4 13th||41.73||Bukola Akinsola||West Orange High School|
|300m||p 6 14th||41.76||Portia Jones||Watchung Hills Reg. HS|
|300m||p 5 16th||41.86||Myriah Williams||Union Catholic Reg. HS|
|300m||p 5 25th||42.81||Felicia Quainoo||Union Catholic Reg. HS|
|300m||p 2 26th||43.04||Yah-sha-rah Bratwaite||Elizabeth HS|
|600m||F 1 4th||1:36.26||Leena Morant||Union Catholic Reg. HS|
|600m||F 2 5th||1:36.99||Kaira Brown||Kent Place School|
|600m||F 4 16th||1:39.82||Cassandra Lamadieu||Union Catholic Reg. HS|
|600m||F 1 22nd||1:40.86||Haleemot Adeyanju||East Side - Newark|
|1000m||F 2 15th||3:08.25||Jerika Lufrano||Union Catholic Reg. HS|
|1600m||F 1 2nd||5:15.53||Meredith Finley||Randolph HS|
|Mile||F 1 2nd||5:06.51||Abby Loveys||Randolph HS|
|Mile||F 1 5th||5:12.09||Alyssa Aldridge||Mainland Reg.HS|
|Mile||F 1 7th||5:18.93||Sydney Coppolino||Sterling HS|
|3000m||F 1 3rd||10:18.65||Brooke Olson||Randolph HS|
|55H||F 1 1st||8.04||Amaya Chadwick||Union Catholic Reg. HS|
|55H||F 1 3rd||8.34||Kishona McCray||Central HS|
|55H||p 3 1st||8.30||Kishona McCray||Central HS|
|55H||p 1 3rd||8.34||Amaya Chadwick||Union Catholic Reg. HS|
|4x55SHR||F 1 2nd||35.23||Randolph HS|
|4x200m||F 1 6th||1:47.52||Rahway HS|
|4x400m||F 3 4th||4:05.66||Ridge HS|
|4x800m||F 1 1st||9:26.40||Ridge HS|
|TJ||F 1 2nd||37-11||Dahria Lewis||Columbia HS|
|TJ||F 1 4th||36-9.5||Angelique Williams||Union Catholic Reg. HS|
|300m||p 3 11th||36.38||Darin Clark||Sterling HS|
|300m||p 9 14th||36.40||Makay Johnson||Union Catholic Reg. HS|
|600m||F 5 8th||1:23.77||Michael Creighton||Morris Hills HS|
|1600m||F 1 2nd||4:26.59||Jonathan Mobisa||Union HS|
|Mile||F 1 1st||4:21.06||Ray Sellaro||North Hunterdon HS|
|Mile||F 1 3rd||4:25.07||Alexander Pai||Morris Hills HS|
|Mile||F 1 7th||4:30.12||Jared Pangallozzi||Columbia HS|
|3200m||F 1 1st||9:23.00||Ryan Martins||Watchung Hills Reg. HS|
|55H||F 1 2nd||7.73||Jahaad Beckford||Willingboro HS|
|4x55SHR||F 1 2nd||31.59||Randolph HS|
|4x55SHR||F 1 4th||31.97||Union HS|
|4x200m||F 2 5th||1:33.11||Rahway HS|
|4x400m||F 2 6th||3:30.79||Willingboro HS|
|4x400m||F 3 9th||3:31.72||Union HS|
|4x800m||F 1 1st||8:08.92||Ridge HS|
|4x800m||F 1 2nd||8:12.70||Rahway HS|
|4x800m||F 1 4th||8:20.00||North Hunterdon HS|
|S||F 1 1st||64-9.25||Jordan West||Rahway HS|
|S||F 1 2nd||56-2.5||C.j. Licata||Gill-St. Bernard's School|