After a race long battle that involved multiple lead changes Austin Gabay charged ahead late to run a NJ#1 time of 9:15.90, Riddel was second at 9:17.62, and Ethan Wechsler third at 9:20.37. When including converted two mile times Riddell and Wechsler rank NJ#3 and #4.
Marco Morales of Delsea cleared 16-00 for a big PR performance in the pole vault. Morales joins five others as the only six to clear 16-00 indoors in the pole vault! What a year for this event in NJ.
Jewel Ash of Eastern Regional posted a NJ#1 8.15 in the 55m hurdles and came back to post a 7.26 NJ#9 performance in the 55 dash moments later! On top of that her 25.25 win in the 200m dash broke into the top five in the state now NJ#3 on the season.
Sarah Naticchia of Haddonfield and Kingsway's Allie Pierontoni battled to times of 2:17.00 and 2:17.21 to move into NJ#5 and #7.
Tierra Hooker matched her state leading height of 5-08 before making attempts at 5-09, she also finished third in the 55H finals running 8.51. Madison Cappuccio also clearing 5-06 for the second time ranked NJ#4.
Liz Makar added her eighth meet with a 40+ footer to her great season with a winning throw of 43-04.25 in the shot put.
Floyd Whitaker of Highland Regional jumped 23-0.5 in the long jump to move up to NJ#2.
Nate Karl of Hammonton threw 55-07.75 which is good for NJ#6 on the season.
This meet was loaded with highlight times and marks, check more highlights below.
National Elite Performances from SJTCA #14
56 performances met the MileSplit US Second Team standard.
Girls MileSplit National Elites
Boys MileSplit National Elites
|1600 Meter Run Finals||4:22.97||Kyle Rakitis||Kingsway HS|
|1600 Meter Run Finals||4:25.23||Ethan Bentley||Kingsway HS|
|200 Meter Dash Finals||22.51||Elias Rivera||Millville HS|
|200 Meter Dash Finals||22.54||Ryan Fisher||Barnegat Township HS|
|200 Meter Dash Finals||22.70||Ejani Shakir||Pennsauken HS|
|200 Meter Dash Finals||22.71||Antwone Swaby||Atlantic City HS|
|200 Meter Dash Finals||22.86||Ebenezer Edzii||Millville HS|
|200 Meter Dash Finals||22.99||Donovan Wright||Burlington Twp. HS|
|3200 Meter Run Finals||9:15.90||Austin Gabay||Cinnaminson HS|
|3200 Meter Run Finals||9:17.62||Martin Riddell||Haddonfield Memorial HS|
|3200 Meter Run Finals||9:20.37||Ethan Wechsler||Cherokee HS|
|3200 Meter Run Finals||9:40.69||Chase Miller||Cherokee HS|
|400 Meter Dash Finals||50.18||Shaikyi Hannah||Delsea Regional HS|
|400 Meter Dash Finals||50.42||Elias Rivera||Millville HS|
|400 Meter Dash Finals||50.53||Matthew O'Dunlami||Timber Creek Reg. HS|
|400 Meter Dash Finals||50.63||Stone Caraccio||Kingsway HS|
|400 Meter Dash Finals||50.75||Zaon Bryant||Millville HS|
|400 Meter Dash Finals||51.25||Zion Fearon||Clearview Reg. HS|
|4x400 Meter Relay Finals||3:26.79||Relay Team||Millville HS|
|4x400 Meter Relay Finals||3:27.14||Relay Team||Deptford HS|
|55 Meter Hurdles Finals||7.66||Donovan Wright||Burlington Twp. HS|
|55 Meter Hurdles Finals||7.73||Daniel Dayrell||Rancocas Valley Reg HS|
|800 Meter Run Finals||1:59.69||Noah Deckert||Delsea Regional HS|
|800 Meter Run Finals||1:59.94||Jeffrey Heineman||Kingsway HS|
|Long Jump Finals||23-0.5||Floyd Whitaker||Highland Reg HS|
|Pole Vault Finals||16-0||Marco Morales||Delsea Regional HS|
|Shot Put Finals||55-7.5||Nate Karl||Hammonton HS|
|Triple Jump Finals||45-8.5||Floyd Whitaker||Highland Reg HS|