Molloy Stanner Games Took Over the NJ Leaderboard

Video interviews conducted by Anthony Alvarez.  

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. 

Elite Performances


300mF 1 1st37.11Sydney McLaughlinUnion Catholic Reg. HS
300mp 5 1st40.36Sydney McLaughlinUnion Catholic Reg. HS
300mp 6 7th41.25Kaira BrownKent Place School
300mp 4 13th41.73Bukola AkinsolaWest Orange High School
300mp 6 14th41.76Portia JonesWatchung Hills Reg. HS
300mp 5 16th41.86Myriah WilliamsUnion Catholic Reg. HS
300mp 5 25th42.81Felicia QuainooUnion Catholic Reg. HS
300mp 2 26th43.04Yah-sha-rah BratwaiteElizabeth HS
600mF 1 4th1:36.26Leena MorantUnion Catholic Reg. HS
600mF 2 5th1:36.99Kaira BrownKent Place School
600mF 4 16th1:39.82Cassandra LamadieuUnion Catholic Reg. HS
600mF 1 22nd1:40.86Haleemot AdeyanjuEast Side - Newark
1000mF 2 15th3:08.25Jerika LufranoUnion Catholic Reg. HS
1600mF 1 2nd5:15.53Meredith FinleyRandolph HS
MileF 1 2nd5:06.51Abby LoveysRandolph HS
MileF 1 5th5:12.09Alyssa AldridgeMainland Reg.HS
MileF 1 7th5:18.93Sydney CoppolinoSterling HS
3000mF 1 3rd10:18.65Brooke OlsonRandolph HS
55HF 1 1st8.04Amaya ChadwickUnion Catholic Reg. HS
55HF 1 3rd8.34Kishona McCrayCentral HS
55Hp 3 1st8.30Kishona McCrayCentral HS
55Hp 1 3rd8.34Amaya ChadwickUnion Catholic Reg. HS
4x55SHRF 1 2nd35.23Randolph HS
4x200mF 1 6th1:47.52Rahway HS
4x400mF 3 4th4:05.66Ridge HS
4x800mF 1 1st9:26.40Ridge HS
TJF 1 2nd37-11Dahria LewisColumbia HS
TJF 1 4th36-9.5Angelique WilliamsUnion Catholic Reg. HS


300mp 3 11th36.38Darin ClarkSterling HS
300mp 9 14th36.40Makay JohnsonUnion Catholic Reg. HS
600mF 5 8th1:23.77Michael CreightonMorris Hills HS
1600mF 1 2nd4:26.59Jonathan MobisaUnion HS
MileF 1 1st4:21.06Ray SellaroNorth Hunterdon HS
MileF 1 3rd4:25.07Alexander PaiMorris Hills HS
MileF 1 7th4:30.12Jared PangallozziColumbia HS
3200mF 1 1st9:23.00Ryan MartinsWatchung Hills Reg. HS
55HF 1 2nd7.73Jahaad BeckfordWillingboro HS
4x55SHRF 1 2nd31.59Randolph HS
4x55SHRF 1 4th31.97Union HS
4x200mF 2 5th1:33.11Rahway HS
4x400mF 2 6th3:30.79Willingboro HS
4x400mF 3 9th3:31.72Union HS
4x800mF 1 1st8:08.92Ridge HS
4x800mF 1 2nd8:12.70Rahway HS
4x800mF 1 4th8:20.00North Hunterdon HS
SF 1 1st64-9.25Jordan WestRahway HS
SF 1 2nd56-2.5C.j. LicataGill-St. Bernard's School