Live Updates From the NJ XC Meet of Champions


Here we go!!!! 

Get ur Super Bowl of NJ XC!!

THE MEET OF CHAMPIONS IS FINALLY HERE!!!

Strap yourselves in for the greatest and fastest hour in high school sports!!

It's sunny with temps in the 40's.

Not much wind here. Perfect PR weather!!!!

The park is filled up with XC junkies getting ready for what should be another memorable day in NJ XC history.

The boys race is first at 11 a.m. Girls is at 11:45 a.m.

Will Devin Hart break 15:20 and win his 2nd straight title??

Can anyone stop CBA?

Will the North Hunterdon girls make it 2 in a row?

How low will Abby Loveys and Alexa Westley go????

Will there be any upset specials????

We are about to find out.

Highlights will be down below.

As soon as I know, you'll know!

LIVE UPDATES

12:46 GET UR BEST SPORT EVER ON!!!

12:45  p.m. GET UR NJ XC ON!!!!

12:43 p.m. GET UR ALL CAPS TYPING ON. I'M TOO EXCITED TO FIX IT-LOL

12:42 p.m. CONGRATS TO THE CHAMPS- CBA, HART, NORTH HUNTERDON AND LOVEYS!!!!

12:40 a.m. THAT'S A WRAP FROM HOLMDEL!! WHAT A MEET!!!!!

12:16 p.m Gonzalez was second in the race for North Hunt in a Holmdel PR of 18:09 and Emily Nugent was 9th in 18:52. North Hunt also received a huge race from senior Angela Kearsley, 42nd in 19:43. It was Kearsley's best race of the season as she rose to the challenge when it mattered most!!!!!

12:15 p.m. North Hunterdon went  1-4-25-28-35 and averaged 19:18. Ridgewod-15-18-20-34-38 and averaged 19:43. 

12:12 P.M. North Hunt has now won 8 M of C titles overall, one behind RBC for the state record.

12:09 p.m. NORTH HUNTERDON WINS THE GIRLS TITLE FOR 2ND STRAIGHT YEAR,  92-125 OVER RIDGEWOOD. HOLMDEL WITH A HUGE RACE TO GT 3RD WITH 136.

 TEAMS

North Hunterdon 93
Ridgewood 125
Holmdel 136
Indian Hills 162
South Brunswick 177
Colts Neck 178
7-West Windsor South 224
8-Ridge 243
9-Voorhees 246
10-Mendham 246

INDIVIDUALS

Loveys 17:54
Gonzalez 18:09
Westley 18:13
Liljegren 18:19
Mehlhorn 18:25
Treathaway 18:37
Russo 18:49
Stephen 18:51
Nugent 18:52
Barney 18:59

12:03 p.m. Vanasse has been sick this week. She gave it a go, but dropped out at the 2 mile mark. Get well soon, Nicole. I sure hope she has a huge race at Foot Locker NE Regional next week!!!!  

12:02 p.m. LOVEYS WINS IN 17:54!!!! Gonzalez 2nd in 18:09 and Westley 3rd in 18:13. I don't see Vanasse?? I'll find out what up ASAP.

11:56 a,m. Loveys in first at 2 miles in 11:51. She has a big gap.

11:51 a.m. Loveys in the lead at the mile at 5:56. Faster pace then she ran last week. 

11:45 a.m. The girls race is off!!!! 

11:40 a.m, CBA WENT 4-9-10-17-28 AND AVERGED 16:23. HADDONFIELD WENT 6-7-20-26-27 AND AVERAGED 16:31. Jr. Mike Morris, CBA's No. 4 man, came up with a clutch six secod PR of 16:32!!! 

TOP 10
1-CBA 68
2-HADDONFIELD 86
3-KINGSWAY 164
4-WEST WINDSOR SOUTH 178
5-MENDHAM 185
6-CHEROKEE 188
7-WESTFIELD
8-OLD BRIDGE 248
9-ST. PETER'S PREP 255
10-VOORHEES 255

INDIVIDUALS

1-Hart 15:36
2-Stanley 15:36
3-Murphy 15:53
4-Wechsler 15:56
5-Lundberg 15:57
6-McInerney 16:00
7-McGovern 16:01
8-Antczak 16:01
9-Klanke 16:02
10-Lad 16:03

11:39 a.m. CBA WINS, 68-86 OVER RUNNER-UP HADDONFIELD!!! THAT'S 23 TITLES FOR CBA!!!!! CBA HAS NOW WON THE SAME AMOUNT OF TITLES AS THE REST OF THE STATE!!! IT'S CBA 23 AND THE REST OF NJ 23!!! How crazy is that!!!!

11:26 This is just the 2nd time in meet history that the winning time and runner-up time are identical!!! GET UR INSTANT CLASSIC ON!!!!

11:25 a.m. HART WINS IN 15:36!!!! STANLEY ALSO TIMED IN 15:36!!! AN EPIC FINISH!! 

11:15 A.M. HOLY SMOKES!!!!! WHAT A FINISH!!!! DEVIN HART LOOKS LIKE HE BARELY HOLDS OFF A FAST CLOSING JACK STANLEY TO WIN IN 15:36!!!! BUT IT'S NOT OFFICIAL. IT'S THAT CLOSE!!!!! 

11:14 a.m. STANLEY MAKES ONE LAST HUGE PUSH RIGHT BEFORE THE LINE AND...... WOW!!! IT'S TOO CLOSE TO CALL!!!!! CAN'T TELL WHO WON!!!  

11:13 a.m. Hart comes out of the woods with about a 10 meter edge. Stanley is fighting hard to close the gap. Hart is hammering!!! But here comes Stanley!!! He's right there now!!! 

11:12 a.m. Hart makes a big move to the lead just after the 2 mile mark and opens a 15 yard gap with about 1,000 to go.   

11:09 a.m. Stanley has a 4 second lead on Hart at 2 miles!!!

11:02 a.m. JUST A WARNING THAT I ALWAYS TYPE IN ALL CAPS WHEN I GET JACKED UP. JUST SAYING!  

10:59 a.m. The boys race is off!!!!! The ground here is shaking!!!!!!! 

10:48 a.m. It's almost time!!!! Special guest star Rich Bevensee, who should have been a finalist on America's Got Talent, is in the house to sign the National Anthem!!! What a treat!!!    

10:30 a.m. A half hour away from showtime here!!! The park is filling up and the excitement is building. 

10:00 a.m. There is no sign of any snow here at Holmdel. A little muddy at the bottom of the bowl from the rain, but overall the course is good shape. The course and conditions are much better than last week. There is no wind here today and not nearly as wet as last week, so times should be much faster than last week. 

9:45 a.m. I'm camped out here at the finish line at Holmdel Park for what promises to be one of the most memorable meets in recent years!!!   












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