Gabay, Riddell, and Wechsler Rewrite 3200m Rankings at SJTCA

On Monday night during the SJTCA Meet #14 at the Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex in Staten Island, NY Austin Gabay, Martin Riddell, and Ethan Wechsler rewrote the New Jersey 3200m rankings. 

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. 

More Highlights

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

1600 Meter Run Finals5:16.81Claire HauserShawnee HS
1600 Meter Run Finals5:17.15Aubrey PierontoniKingsway HS
200 Meter Dash Finals25.25Jewel AshEastern Regional HS
200 Meter Dash Finals25.93Sierra DiCupe'Camden Catholic HS
200 Meter Dash Finals26.06Zaniah BowmanMillville HS
200 Meter Dash Finals26.21Tori HigbeeCumberland Regional HS
200 Meter Dash Finals26.34Amanda DemkoShawnee HS
400 Meter Dash Finals58.17Jade PopePennsauken HS
400 Meter Dash Finals58.48Bryanna CraigMillville HS
400 Meter Dash Finals59.62Diamond MclaughlinAbsegami HS
4x400 Meter Relay Finals4:09.25Relay TeamPennsauken HS
4x800 Meter Relay Finals9:53.49Relay TeamAllentown HS
55 Meter Hurdles Finals8.15Jewel AshEastern Regional HS
55 Meter Hurdles Prelims8.41Jewel AshEastern Regional HS
55 Meter Hurdles Finals8.46Meredith UpdikeCinnaminson HS
55 Meter Hurdles Prelims8.51Bryanna CraigMillville HS
55 Meter Hurdles Finals8.51Tierra HookerTimber Creek Reg. HS
55 Meter Dash Finals7.26Jewel AshEastern Regional HS
55 Meter Dash Prelims7.37Jade PopePennsauken HS
55 Meter Dash Finals7.39Valencia GosserBarnegat Township HS
800 Meter Run Finals2:17.00Sarah NaticchiaHaddonfield Memorial HS
800 Meter Run Finals2:17.21Allie PierontoniKingsway HS
800 Meter Run Finals2:19.29Allison ColfleshHaddonfield Memorial HS
800 Meter Run Finals2:21.54Hailey TabarClearview Reg. HS
High Jump Finals5-6Madison CappuccioBarnegat Township HS
High Jump Finals5-8Tierra HookerTimber Creek Reg. HS
Long Jump Finals17-10Kristina TossasRancocas Valley Reg HS
Shot Put Finals43-4.25Elizabeth MakarPinelands Regional HS

Boys MileSplit National Elites

1600 Meter Run Finals4:22.97Kyle RakitisKingsway HS
1600 Meter Run Finals4:25.23Ethan BentleyKingsway HS
200 Meter Dash Finals22.51Elias RiveraMillville HS
200 Meter Dash Finals22.54Ryan FisherBarnegat Township HS
200 Meter Dash Finals22.70Ejani ShakirPennsauken HS
200 Meter Dash Finals22.71Antwone SwabyAtlantic City HS
200 Meter Dash Finals22.86Ebenezer EdziiMillville HS
200 Meter Dash Finals22.99Donovan WrightBurlington Twp. HS
3200 Meter Run Finals9:15.90Austin GabayCinnaminson HS
3200 Meter Run Finals9:17.62Martin RiddellHaddonfield Memorial HS
3200 Meter Run Finals9:20.37Ethan WechslerCherokee HS
3200 Meter Run Finals9:40.69Chase MillerCherokee HS
400 Meter Dash Finals50.18Shaikyi HannahDelsea Regional HS
400 Meter Dash Finals50.42Elias RiveraMillville HS
400 Meter Dash Finals50.53Matthew O'DunlamiTimber Creek Reg. HS
400 Meter Dash Finals50.63Stone CaraccioKingsway HS
400 Meter Dash Finals50.75Zaon BryantMillville HS
400 Meter Dash Finals51.25Zion FearonClearview Reg. HS
4x400 Meter Relay Finals3:26.79Relay TeamMillville HS
4x400 Meter Relay Finals3:27.14Relay TeamDeptford HS
55 Meter Hurdles Finals7.66Donovan WrightBurlington Twp. HS
55 Meter Hurdles Finals7.73Daniel DayrellRancocas Valley Reg HS
800 Meter Run Finals1:59.69Noah DeckertDelsea Regional HS
800 Meter Run Finals1:59.94Jeffrey HeinemanKingsway HS
Long Jump Finals23-0.5Floyd WhitakerHighland Reg HS
Pole Vault Finals16-0Marco MoralesDelsea Regional HS
Shot Put Finals55-7.5Nate KarlHammonton HS
Triple Jump Finals45-8.5Floyd WhitakerHighland Reg HS