Hey all you track and field nuts out there!!!
The NJ Track and Field Express will be making another stop at Frank Jost Field in South Plainfield today for the second and final day of the GMC Championships!!
If you missed what happened on a thrilling Day 1 yesterday, get caught up right here
I'll be hanging trackside today to catch all the action again, so if your not watching the livestream, I'll fill you in on what's happening. As soon as I know, you'll know.
Updates will be below.
Looks like another ideal day for track and field!!!
GET UR PR's ON!!
7:38 p.m. GET UR SOUTH BRUNSWICK BOOM JOB ON!!!!!! CONGRATS TO THE VIKINGS ON TAKING BOITH TEAM TITLES. WHAT A PROGRAM!!! YOU JUTS CAN'T FIND MANY COMBINED BOYS AND GIRLS PROGRAMS THAT CAN MATCH WHAT SOUTH BRUNSWICK DOES-YEAR AND YEAR OUT!!!! JUST AAAAA-MAZING!!
7:30 p.m. South Brunswick puts an exclamation point on its team title by winning the boys 4x400!!
7:15 p.m. P-Way wins the girls 4x400!!!
7:10 p.m. HERE COMES VIDHUR POLAM!!!! He's going to be close the meet record.... And.... he gets it!!!! 9:20.53 for the South Brunswick. That's 3 meet records today!!!!!
7:00 P.M. Boys 3,200 is on the track, so that means it's VIDUR Time!!!
6:57 p.m. YOWZAAAA!!!!!! Mitchell blows up the track again!!!! 22.34 to win the 200!! GET UR 4 GOLD MEDALS ON!!!!
6:55 P.M. It's Mitchell time again!!! Will he get his 4th gold of the meet! here in the 200!!
6:50 P.M. BRIAN MCSWEENY OF EB CLEARS 14-6 TO BREAK THE MEET RECORD IN THE POLE VAULT!!!
6:38 p.m. ARRINGTON GET THE WIN IN 25.54 TO 25.59 OVER ASANTE!!! WHAT A RACE!!!
6:35 p.m. Great showdown coming here between 100 dash champ Kaleia Arrington of Piscataway and double hurdle champ Adelaide Asante of North Brunswick.
6:32 p.m. Girls 4x200 is finally on the track.
6:15 p.m. A long delay here as the 200 heats are being sorted out.
6:11 p.m. 200's are next
6:10 p.m. Look out for Mary Malague!!!! The junior at Metuchen just ran a nine second PR to win the 3,200 in 11:09.97!!!! What a meet for Malague!! On Monday, she dropped 7 seconds off her PR to get 2nd in the 1600 in 5:10.41.
5:52 p.m. Girls 3,200 is next .
5:50 P.M. Mitchell also won the LJ!!!! He will go for a 4th gold in the 200 later!!!
5:49 p.m. Mitchell just lit this track up, blasting across the line to secure the gold for the P-Way boys in the 4x100 in 43.39! That's just off their season best of 43.39..
5:45 p.m. Boys 4x100 is next. Look out everyone, 100 dash champ Kaelen Mitchell is anchoring for Piscataway.
5:41 p.m. It's EB with the win in the girls 4x100 in 51.02.!! The hard-charging Asante brings North Brunswick cross 2nd in 51.27.
5:37 p.m. Girls 4x100 is off. Asante is anchoring for North Brunswick. Will she get her third gold??
5:26 p.m. The 4x100 's are on deck
5:20 p.m. Unseeded boys 3,200 now running
5:07 p.m. Unseeded 3,200 are next. Girls first
5:05 p.m. Asante owns this race! She wins big in an NJ#3 and big PR of 14.87. Get ur hurdle double on. Asante also win the 400 H yesterday in a NJ#2 62.59. Will Asante add to her gold medal haul?? She will be back in the 200 and the 4x100.
5:04 p.m. It's Asante's turn to rock the HH hurdles.
4:59 p.m. SERRAO GET IT!!!!! 14.12!!!! GET UR NEW MEET RECORD ON!!!! 14.12!! CONGRATS CHRIS!!! The old record of 14.23 was set in 2010! Getting this Pat???? lol
4:55 p.m. It's time for Chris Serrao to go break that HH meet record of 14.23!!! Will he get it??
4:52. Medeiros comes charging down the final straight and comes flying across the line with a lot left in an NJ#4 1:53.11. Lots of guys celebrate after getting under 2:00 and running PR's!!!! 5 guys went sub 2:00.
4:50 p.m. Medeiros is out in 56.4 and has a 5 meter lead.
4:45 p.m. Nick Medeiros is on deck here in the boys 800!
4:30 p.m. Great battle to the line in the girls 800 as senior Eleni Alvarez of St. Thomas Aquinas makes a huge move with 250 to to grab the lead and that makes a decisive surge with 25 meters left to secure the hard-fought victory with a huge PR of 2:22.25. Edison senior Gayathri Narayanan, who led at the bell in 69.8, finished a step a half step behind in second wit a big PR of 2:22.35.
4:22 p.m. Girls 800's are next. 3 heats for those keeping track of that kind of stuff.
4:20 p.m. Serrao goes 15.10 to lead all qualifiers.
4:09 p.m. Boys HH trials are up now. Look out for Chris Serrao of East Brunswick!! He said he wants to break the meet record (14.23) and get under 14. Stay tuned.
4:08 p.m. Asante is the fastest qualifier as expected with a 15.15!
4:05 p.m. Adelaide Asante, who won the girls 400 hurdles yesterday with a NJ#2 62.59, is the favorite to win the HH. She also won the HH in 2019.
4:01 p.m. Word around the track (a trusted source) is that Old Bridge All-American Nick Medeiros will focus on the 800 today and not run the 4x400. But you can bet come the state meets that the Hoya-bound stud will be tripling the 400/800/4x400.
4:00 p.m. Slight breeze and temps in the low 70's here at Frank Jost.
3:59 p.m. First gun has goes off for the girls HH trials.
3:58 p.m. Time to get this party started!!!!! Girls HH trials are first.