Watch the Girls HS Fall Showcase 5K Final Heat, Rauber's 16:32.62.
On Saturday the Garden State Track Club hosted the first of a series of meets called the High School Fall Showcase, providing a opportunities at some F.A.T. times on a track. The fields made up of elite high school distance runners from the Northeast did not disappoint.
Brooke Rauber of Tully (NY) torched the girls 5K field for an impressive 16:32.62. The star senior brought home the victory with a 76 second final 400m kick. Chloe Scrimgeour (NY) also made it under 17 minutes with her second place 16:58.86, McKinley Fielding (NY), who's been making a name for herself winning championships in Europe, was third at 17:14.34, and Katie Putman crossed the line fourth at 17:18.41.
New Jersey girls were led by Miranda Lorsbach in fifth clocking 17:18.68.
On the boys side another impressive run brought cheers from the small socially distant crowd, Gavin and Callum Sherry (CT) went 1-2 with Gavin out front running a fiery 14:43.14. His brother Callum crossing the line second at 15:12.51.
Check out the full results and all our coverage from this meet below.
The elite high school 5K races were sandwiched by club events in the schedule. The meet opened up with the Quarantine Games 8K which Aditya Singh won running 26:07.43, Singh a 2017 Westfield HS graduate who went on to run at Stevenson University now competing for Garden State TC.
On the women's side Meaghan Driscoll took home the 8K win with a 29:34.63, Driscoll was part of a strong Voorhees program before graduating in 2015 and heading to DeSales University.
A small 500m dash time trial took place led by GSTC's James Bias at 1:07.08. And the day ended with a youth 3K which saw Ivan Timochko lead the boys at 10:23.75 and Krista Purnell the girls with 12:07.35.