Boys Ocean County Champs 5K Race Varsity

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Jackson Braddock made a return from injury on Thursday to defend his individual Ocean County title as well as lead his NJ No. 15 Southern Regional teammates to another team championship. 

With little to no base training Braddock led the race at 16:05, coming in ahead of Brick Memorial's sophomore Tanner Jelliff second at 16:09. Toms River East's Caeden Miller, Brick Township's Zachary Seemar, and Jackson Liberty's Dan Keenan closing out the rest of the race's top five all 16:22 and below.

Southern scored 51 points to second place Brick Memorial's 76, their team average was 16:41 splitting 1:02 between their top five. Behind Braddock's one card was Timothy Sincavage in ninth running 16:32, Andrew Bowker 12th, 16:42, Michael Chanda 15th, 17:00, and Nicholas Guzewicz 18th 17:07. Jake Harrison and Matthew Bevan making up their sixth and seventh. 

This is Southern's 10th overall boys title and their ninth in the past ten years!