Welcome to the updates hub for Wednesday's NJSIAA Group 4 State Relay Championships. Below you'll find an updates feed where we'll post event winners and more as well as a team score update that will show who the top three teams are through a certain amount of events scored.
We will be recording races all meet, coaches and parents if you happen to record a major performance in the field events we would love to feature that as well. Media can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Top Three Team Score Updates
Boys Team Score, there will be nine events total.
|Group 4 Boys (9 Events)|
|1. South Brunswick 32|
|2. East Orange 30|
3. Elizabeth 26
Girls Team Score, there will be nine events total.
|Group 4 Girls (9 Events)|
|1. Millville 48|
|2. Ridge 28|
3. Montgomery and South Brunswick 22
Hey all you track and field nuts.
I'm here next to the finish line to keep you up to date on all the action here at the State Group 4 Relays, so stay tuned and keep refreshing.
First event is the girls DMR. 2 heats.
Here we go!!!
Gun is off right at 3:45.
Eastern wins the first heat in around 13:26.
Second and final heat of the girls DMR is on the track. NJ#1 Randolph and Ridgewood aren't here to run this. They have their county meets tonight.
Hunterdon Central has a step lead on Ridge at first handoff. 3:53 and change for HC's leadoff runner.
Ridge opens a big lead on 800 leg with South Brunswick 2nd at final handoff.
BOYS DMR - 2 heats
Monroe wins the first heat in around 11:03.18
Second and final heat is on the track.
Memorial wins by a couple strides with a great anchor from Francis Martingale, who goes 4:21.7!!!
Memorial goes NJ#5 10:36.79. Cherokee 2nd in 10:37.06, and Kingsway third in 10:38.53
GIRLS SHUTTLES ARE NEXT
Eastern's 31.58 broke the Group 4 meet record of 31.6 set way back in 1986 by Plainfield.
South Brunswick goes 30.94 to grab the boys title in the shuttles!!
5:20 p.m. 4X200 GIRLS ARE UP
Lots of heats
WOW!!! Huge comeback anchor from Piscataway's Shauntae Nelson (she split 25.2) may have given the Chiefs the win right at the line. Great 3 way finish betwwen P-way, Millville, and Rancocas Valley.
P-Way does get the win in a NJ#9 1:45.84. Rancocas 2nd in 1:45.87, and Millville third in 1:45.91. Told you it was close!!!!
Elizabeth's anchor catches East Orange to give the Minutemen the win in a GROUP 4 RECORD 1:31.33. Elizabeth broke its own record of 1:31.49 that they ran last year.
6:08 P.M. - GIRLS 4X800 IS ON THE TRACK
6:35 p.m. - BOYS 4X800
North Hunterdon grabs the gold in a NJ#6 8:07.98.
BOYS SHOT PUT RESULTS ARE IN
North Brunswick picks up the win with a combined 97-1. Linden is 2nd and Elizabeth gets a big third to increase its lead in the standings. Elizabeth leads the boys competition with 20 points.
GIRL POLE VAULT
Hunterdon Central goes a combined 19-6 to win on misses over South Brunswick.
7:05 p.m. - GIRLS SMR
South Brunswick's anchor uses a big final 200 to rally for the win in the final heat. Around 4:17 and change for South Brunswick. Have to wait and see if they beat Millville's time from the first heat.
Millville wins out of that first heat in 4:17.37. South Brunswick went 4:17.70 in the final heat to get 2nd.
Millville, which also got 3rd in the shot put and 2nd in the high jump, has clinched its first state relay title!!! CONGRATS TO MILLVILLE!!!
Millville has 37 points, 14 more than Montgomery, with one event to go-the 4x400
GIRLS HIGH JUMP
BOYS HIGH JUMP
BOYS POLE VAULT
7:36 p.m.- BOYS SMR
With 2 events to go (PV and 4x400), South Brunswick leads East Orange, 28-22. Elizabeth is third with 20.
8:01 p.m. GIRLS 4X400 .
Millville puts finishing touches on its first ever state title by winning the 4x400 in 4:05.49!!!
It all comes down this this!!! South Brunswick leads East Orange, 28-22. Elizabeth is third with 20.
Piscataway wins the 4x400 in 3:26.92. P-way junior Christian Davis goes 49.78on the anchor to rally past EO.
EO gets 2nd. Elizabeth is third and South Brunswick gets 4th to win the team title.
South Brunswick edges defending champion East Orange, 32-30 for the team title!!!!
Third state title for South Brunswick. They also won in 2013 and 2014!
WHAT A MEET!!!
CONGRATS TO THE MILLVILLE GIRLS AND SOUTH BRUNSWICK BOYS
GET UR GROUP 4 STATE RELAY CHAMPS ON!!!!