Trethaway Breaks CR, Glockenmeier Sparks Ridge at Roxbury

Full Results | Boys Merge | Girls Merge

Julia Trethaway of West Morris smashed the girls course record, and James Glockenmeier came up with the biggest victory of his career to help ignite the Ridge boys to a big victory over NJ #4 Morris Hills at the 23rd Roxbury Invitational on Saturday at Horseshoe Lake Park in Succasunna.   

Trethaway, a junior, threw down a 17:41.2 to win the girls Fastest 4 race and shatter the course record of 17:49.57 that was set in 2007 by Roxbury All-Stater Lauren Penney. The Hunterdon Central girls edged Mendham, 30-36, for the Fastest Four team title

Glockenmeier, a senior, ran 15:44.0 to edge heavily favored Ronald Kigen of St. Benedict's Prep, second in 15:45.2 as the Ridge boys defeated Morris Hills in the Fastest Four Race, 38-45. The Future Four race consists of the top four runners on each team.

Ridge's top five runners on the day (the Fastest Four plus its fastest runner from the Future 4 race) all ran PR's. After Glockenmeier, it was senior Ryan Lindrud (15:54.9), junior Sam Lewis (16:37.1),  junior Chris Strain (16:38), and sophomore Will Pinto (16:49.2). Pinto was second in the Future 4 race behind soph. Domenick Wallace of Morris Hills (16:46.7).

Ridge's top five averaged 16:20.6 and Morris Hills had a 5-man average of 16:33.8. Ridge finished ahead of Morris Hills in the team merge, 64-69.