The senior at Pingry, a FL National XC qualifier who has won multiple state titles, missed most of the track season last spring with a stress fracture.
Murphy was a Foot Locker XC finalist in his first season of XC last year, and won the 3,200 at the NJSIAA Indoor Meet of Champions last winter
Stanley finished seventh and Loveys 11th at the 40th annual meet on Saturday in San Diego
Loveys won the 1,600 at the NJ Meet of Champions last spring and won the XC M of C last month
Caroline Mehlhorn is the top freshman on the list.
Here are the 99 boys who return for next year from the NJSIAA Meet of Champions field.
Two albums from the big day at Holmdel Park.
North Hunterdon has now won eight M of C titles, the second most in state history
Full Results | Photos | InterviewsAbby Loveys ran away with it taking home her first XC MOCs title at 17:54. North Hunterdon girls showed why they have been ranked NJ#1 all season and defended their team title. PLACEATHLETETEAMRESULTPOINTS1Abby Loveys12Randolph HS17:54.00 02Chloe Gonzalez11North Hunterdon HS18:09.00 13Alexa Westley12Warren Hills HS18:13.00 04Daisy Liljegren11Northern Highlands Reg. HS18:19.00 05Caroline Mehlhorn9Montgomery HS18:25.00 06Julia Trethaway11West Morris Central HS18:37.00 07Delia Russo12Colts Neck HS18:49.00 28Manon Stephen11Ridge HS18:51.00 39Emily Nugent12North Hunterdon HS18:52.00 410Corinne Barney11Indian Hills HS18:59.00 511Samantha Ragenklint12Monmouth Reg. HS19:07.00 012Jerika Lufrano12Union Catholic Reg. HS19:09.00 613Katy Storti12Bishop Eustace Prep19:10.00 014Safiya Ratliff12Metuchen HS19:11.00 715Maddy Kopec11Red Bank Catholic HS19:12.00 816Isabella Turner11Shawnee HS19:13.00 917Emily Levonas11Holmdel HS19:14.00 1018Emma McGill10Voorhees HS19:17.00 1119Corina Vidal11Henry Hudson Reg HS19:20.00 020Madison Orlins9Mendham HS19:21.00 12 TEAM SCORESPLACETEAMPOINTSSCORERSTIMES1North Hunterdon HS931+4+25+28+35 (43+94)1:49 1-5 Split | 19:18 Avg2Ridgewood HS12515+18+20+34+38 (45+60)0:43 1-5 Split | 19:43 Avg3Holmdel HS13610+14+19+46+47 (114+117)1:08 1-5 Split | 19:47 Avg4Indian Hills HS1625+13+37+40+67 (105+110)1:51 1-5 Split | 19:54 Avg5South Brunswick HS17721+22+31+33+70 (78+98)1:14 1-5 Split | 19:58 Avg6Colts Neck HS1782+24+27+57+68 (74)2:01 1-5 Split | 19:56 Avg
Hart and Stanley each ran 15:36 in a race that will go down as one of the greatest in state history
North Hunterdon girls showed why they have been ranked NJ#1 all season and defended their team title.
Devin Hart and Jack Stanley battled the entire 5K distance for this one.
Full Results | Photos | InterviewsAn instant classic! Devin Hart of Pt. Pleasant Boro, the defending champ, and Jack Stanley of Mendham battled the entire 5K distance for this one trading the lead and going side by side through the finish. While this individual battle raged on, CBA won their 23rd Meet of Champions team title! That matches the amount of titles the rest of the state has one combined. This race video comes with seven views, all of them with a running clock to let you know where you are. Cameras at the exit of the roller coasters, the mile, entering The Bowl, exiting The Bowl, two mile, the wooded descent, and the finish. PLACEATHLETETEAMRESULTPOINTS1Devin Hart12Pt. Pleasant Boro HS15:36.00 02Jack Stanley12Mendham HS15:36.00 13Liam Murphy11Allentown HS15:53.00 04Ethan Wechsler11Cherokee HS15:56.00 25Nick Lundberg12Freehold Township HS15:57.00 36Tim McInerney12Christian Brothers Academy16:00.00 47John McGovern12Somerville HS16:01.00 08Kevin Antczak11Mainland Regional HS16:01.00 09Edwin Klanke10St. Peter's Prep16:02.00 510Vedang Lad12West Windsor-Plainsboro North HS16:03.00 011Colin Flood12Manasquan HS16:04.00 012Sean Dolan12Hopewell Valley HS16:08.00 013Austin Gabay11Cinnaminson HS16:10.00 014Martin Riddell11Haddonfield Memorial HS16:10.00 615Greg Eisenhower12Haddonfield Memorial HS16:10.00 716Connor Melko12Bishop Eustace Prep16:11.00 817Luke Reid12Christian Brothers Academy16:12.00 918Shaw Powell11Christian Brothers Academy16:20.00 1019Colin Kane12Delsea Regional HS16:23.00 020Richard Castaneda12Camden Catholic HS16:23.00 11 TEAM SCORESPLACETEAMPOINTSSCORERSTIMES1Christian Brothers Academy684+9+10+17+28 (62+97)0:54 1-5 Split | 16:23 Avg2Haddonfield Memorial HS866+7+20+26+27 (47+59)0:41 1-5 Split | 16:31 Avg3Kingsway HS16412+23+32+48+49 (69+130)0:47 1-5 Split | 16:53 Avg4West Windsor Plainsboro South HS17822+30+36+38+52 (77+96)0:34 1-5 Split | 16:57 Avg5Mendham HS1851+14+34+55+81 (135)2:02 1-5 Split | 16:47 Avg6Cherokee HS1882+15+40+65+66 (79+93)1:28 1-5 Split | 16:51 Avg
Full results are posted from the meet, expect recaps as well as in-depth race videos and more to come.
The 47th NJSIAA Meet of Champions is being held at Holmdel Park
Everything you need to know for the biggest meet of the New Jersey season is right here.
Here are our picks and predictions for the 2018 Meet of Champions.
The first NJ boys cross-country Meet of Champions produced one of the greatest finishes in meet history.
Here are your latest Holmdel Park rankings with one more meet to go!
The 47th NJSIAA Meet of Champions is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 17 at Holmdel Park.
The 47th NJSIAA Meet of Championships Meet of Champions is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 17/
Here are your top ten teams after the amazing Group Championships as voted in the XC Poll.
Photos, recaps, results, race videos, interviews, and more!
Due to the recent rains there will be no parking on the grass as in past years. The shuttle system used for Group Championships will return this week.
Here are the greatest time improvements for boys and girls from last year's Group Championships to this year's.
The wild cards have been officially released to us from the NJSIAA! Congratulations to everyone moving on to the Meet of Champions on Saturday.
Multiple view points for every race along with a time clock to let you know where you are at.
What a day! Group Championships has come and gone, catch up on all the action and coverage right here.
Westley, Barney, Vidal and Trinty Hall made history, RBC scored an upset, and Hanifin at the state championship meet
Stanley, Hart, Melko, Wechsler, Powell, Reed, Haddon Township and Newark Academy also win state titles.
Please note that this is not the release of the wild cards.
We go over some of the things that stood out to us from a great Sectionals weekend.