Peralta Opens Big at Glynn, Vanriele and Rogers Shine Again

Full Results / Week 3 Results and Coverage Board

Double winner Luis Peralta of Passaic, making his season debut, and Victoria Vanriele of Gov. Livingston both burned US #1 times in the 600-meter run, and Jenna Rogers of Rutherford cleared a NJ #1 and US #2 5-10 in the high jump at Ocean Breeze.

Peralta, the New Balance National 800 champ last June in 1:49.10,  broke the facility record and moved up to No. 4 on NJ's all-time list in the three-lap race with his winning time of 1:20.09. He also won the 1,000 in a NJ #1 2:35.84.

Vanriele, a junior, improved on her US #1 time by winning the girls 600 in 1:31.63, which is No. 4 in NJ history. The state record of 1:29.27 was set in 2004 by Janine Davis of Queen of Peace.

Rogers, a junior, tied the facility record with her 5-10 clearance to improve on her NJ #1 and US #2 performance.

Rogers, the state outdoor record holder in the high jump with the 6-0 3/4 she made as a freshman to win the 2017 New Balance National title, has a great shot this season at breaking the state indoor record of 6-0, which was set in 1985 by Tatiana Smolin of Randolph

In other NJ highlights, Guinove Joanus of Elizabeth ran a NJ #1 22.19 to win the boys 200 and ran a leg on the winning 4x200 that crossed the line in a NJ #2 1:31.01.   

Christian Davis of Piscataway blasted an NJ #4 6.55 to edge state leader Jacob Leigh of Scotch Plains in the boys 55 dash. Leigh, NJ#1 with a 6.50, was second in 6.61. Leigh also ran a NJ #2 50.30 to win the 400.

In the girls competition, rising freshman star Bryanna Craig of Millville won the 400 in a NJ #1 58.14 and te 55 hurdles in a NJ #6 8.64. Rumson blasted a NJ #2 9:50.36 to win the 4x800.