Kennedee Cox of Paramus Catholic took over the state lead in the girls long jump, the River Dell girls blasted one of the state's fastest times in the 4x800-meter relay and Shauntae Nelson of Piscataway had a big day at Wednesday's Metropolitan Invitational at the 168th Street Armory in New York.
Cox, a senior, exploded for a huge personal best 18-10 to win the long jump to move into No. 4 all-time in Bergen County history and overtake teammate Tiffany Bautista for the state lead. Bautista is now NJ#2 at 18-7.
River Dell cranked out a NJ#3 9:37.76 as Amanda Mircovich (2:19), Kellie O'Donnell (2:29), Adriana Scipioni (2:29), and Maggie Mircovich (2:19) shared the baton. Those were season best times for Amanda Mircovich, O'Donnell, and Scipioni.
Nelson, a senior, won the girls 200 in a NJ#3 25.08, and ran a leg on Piscataway's winning 4x200 that clocked an NJ#4 1:44.80.
Lipscomb, NJ#1 in the boys shot with a 58-6, won that event with a 57-8. Woods, NJ#1 in the girls vault at 13-0 3/4, cleared 12-9 to win the vault, and Rogers, NJ#1 in the high junp at 5-10, made 5-6 to place first
Jahmir Ferris took down the Rahway school indoor record in the triple jump with his winning mark of 43-2, which is NJ#8. The former Rahway school record of 42-11 1/4 was set last year by Brian Diaz, who set the outdoor school record of 46-5"last spring.
The Westfield boys shattered a school record with its victory in the 4x200 in a NJ#5 1:31.72.
In a great three-way battle in the boys vault, Marco Morales of Delsea finished first on misses at 14-10. His brother, Nico Morales, was second at 14-10, and Conor Reilly of Union Catholic was third, also clearing 14-10.