We got this out late this week so polls will close Friday at midnight! Vote on the people's choice for New Jersey track and field's athlete of the week. Poll write-ups by Jim Lambert.
Previous Outdoor 2022 Winners
Azariah Christopher of East Orange ran a NJ No. 4 14.41, the fastest 100 hurdle time in all the sectional meets, to finish first at the NJ. Sec. 1 Group 4 meet. Brought in 25% of the vote!
Damarion Potts won the HJ with NJ No. 1 6-8, won LJ at 23-1.5, second in TJ at 45-2 for CJG4! Absolute battle in the boys poll this week, Potts won with 44% of the vote and over 8K votes in total.
Brooke'Lyn Drakeford of Piscataway won the 400 hurdles in an NJ No. 3 1:02.72, won the 200m dash in 25.33, and captured the 400 in 56.91 to help lead the Chiefs to the GMC title. (38.6% of the vote, 500 total!)
Sahil Sheth of South Brunswick ran a meet record and NJ No. 6 9:09.02 to win the 3200 at the GMC Championships. (29.2% of the vote! Tough battle with Fabian Gonzalez who had 27.2%!)
Shea Burke of Pt Boro wins Shore Conference at 14.45 NJ No. 3. (Received 24% of the total votes!)
Kam Coleman won the triple jump with a school record and NJ No. 3 46-0.75 and was second in the 110m hurdles in 14.79 to help CBA win its 12th straight Shore Conference title. (38% of the total votes!)
Olivia Grace of Ridgewood soared a NJ No. 2 18-2.25 to win the long jump at the Bergen County Championships (2,955 votes! Over 50% of the total submitted. Ridgewood doesn't play when it comes to polls.)
Greg McQueen of Elizabeth won the 100m in a NJ No. 5 10.76, the 200m in 21.98, and the 400m in a NJ No. 2 48.02 at the Union County Conference Championships (616 votes, 44% of the total!)
Abigail Dennis of Old Tappan ran a NJ No.1 14.40 in the 100m hurdles at the Big North Championships (39.02% of the votes!)
Justin Penny of Lenape ran a NJ No. 2 1:54.60 at the SJTCA Elite Meet (34.56% of the votes!)
Week of April 25 - May 1
No poll the week of April 25th through May 1st.
Lilly Shapiro of Colts Neck ran 2:06.94, tied for No. 11 in state history and No. 5 in the nation this season, at the Colts Neck Invitational.
Benjamin Shue of Bergen Catholic broke the national freshman record in the discus with a throw of 192-3 at the Bergen County Relays
Tyler Zawatski of Freehold Township threw the javelin a NJ No. 1 and US No. 12 197-4 at the Blue Devil Classic
Zoe Goldberg of Eastern launched the javelin 136-7, the top throw in the state this season, at the West Deptford Relays (36.94% of the vote!)
Damarion Potts of South Brunswick cleared a NJ No. 1 6-6 in the high jump, and went 22-2.50 in the long jump, and 44-2 in the triple jump at the East Brunswick Invitational (56.29% of the vote!)
Lucia Rabolli split 2:10.9 to bring Ridgewood across second in the SMR at the Arcadia Invitational in Calif. in 4:01.80, No. in state history. (53,618 VOTES MY GOODNESS! 48.32% in a major battle with Taylor Cox and Celine Jada-Brown check out their nominations in the link above as well.)
Cameron Campbell of Union Catholic took over the state lead in the long jump with a 22-5 at the NJCTC Relays
Madison Stevens of Columbia threw 41-4.75 in the shot put and 110-5 in the discus at the Mountie Invitational. (1,412 votes! 26.88% of all cast, Rhianna Scott's fanbase also right there with 1,388 votes total)
Joseph Oduro of South Plainfield soared 21-6.50 in the long jump and 44-3 in the triple jump at the Rocket Relays. (528 votes! 27.24% of all votes cast)