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Abby Loveys and Meghan O'Malley sparked Randolph to the girls title, and Raul Esteves was a triple winner winner to lead Morris Knolls to the boys title at the NJAC Large School Championships that concluded on Wednesday at Morris Hills.
The Princeton-bound Loveys turned in a red hot double, winning the 1,600-meter run in a NJ#1/US#12 4:48.87 an the 800 with a huge PR and NJ#4 2:13.85. The 4:48.87 is just off the PR of 4:46.03 that Loveys ran to win the 1,600 at the Meet of Champions last June.
O'Malley was also sensational for Randolph, which outscored Pope John, 112-94 1/2.
O'Malley won the long jump (17-10 1/2), placed first in the TJ with a 38-3, and placed second in the high jump (5-4) and 100 hurdles (15.02).
In the boys competition, Estevez won the 100 (a PR of 11.15), and the 200 (at PR of 22.52), and he ran on the winning 4x400 (3:28.19) to help lead Morris Knolls to a 86-60 victory over runner-up Morris Hills.
Morris Knolls also picked up wins from Christopher Tavarone in the discus (a PR of 169-10) and Brendan Kovar, who won the 400 in a PR of 49.25 and ran on the victorious 4x400. Kova also placed sixth in the 100 and fourth in the 200.