The St. Joseph High School boys track and field team showed its speed at the South Jersey Non-Public championships at Monsignor Donovan on Friday night.
Ben Mitchell won the Non-Public B high jump and 400 hurdles. Mitchell ran 59.98 in the hurdles and cleared 5 foot, 10 inches in the high jump. Those were two of the Wildcats five victories.
Rocco Ordille (11.26 seconds) led a St. Joe sweep in the 100. Chris Gabor finished second and Miles Pease was third. Pease won the 400 dash in 52.75 seconds St. Joe's other victory came in the triple jump where Gabor won with a jump of 39-8.
The St. Joe girls also produced a winner. Tykeemah White won the 100 in 13.32 seconds.
In Non-Public A, two Holy Spirit sprinters won. Rahim Harris won the 100 in 11.09 seconds. A.J. Dawson ran 50.94 to win the 400 dash.
LOCAL TOP FINISHERS
Javelin-2. Emily Higbee, Holy Spirit, 110-4.
100 dash-1. Tykeemah White, St. Joseph, 13.32.
400 dash-4. Tziarra King, OLMA, 1:04.63.
1,600 run-4. Emily Johnson, Wildwood Catholic, 5:34.33.
4x800 relay-4. Wildwood Catholic, 11:18.18.
Shot put-4. Phoebe Carano, St. Joseph, 30-5.25
Javelin – 5. Gabrielle McGlynn, St. Joseph, 75-5.
100 dash-1. Rahim Harris, Holy Spirit, 11.09; 4. Justyce Pollitt, St. Augustine, 11.54.
400 dash-2. A.J. Dawson, Holy Spirit, 50.94.
400 hurdles-2. Michael Pallozzi, St. Augustine, 56.68.
4x800 relay-St. Augustine (Robert Teresi, Chris Hohman, Joe Rodio, John Peacock) 8:47.82.
High jump-3. Austin Francisco, St. Augustine, 5-8.
Triple jump-5. Liam Nolan, Holy Spirit, 39-1.75.
100 dash-1. Rocco Ordille, St. Joseph, 11.26; 2. Chris Gabor, St. Joseph, 11.52; 3. Miles Pease, St. Joseph, 11.54; 6. Jon Gery, Wildwood Catholic, 11.77.
400 dash-1. Miles Pease, St. Joseph, 52.75.
400 hurdles-2. Ben Mitchell, St. Joseph, 58.98; 5. Ja'von Rankin, St. Joseph, 1:03.88.
High jump-1. Ben Mitchell, St. Joseph, 5-10; 6. Jordan Davis, St. Joseph, 5-10.
Triple jump-1. Chris Gabor, St. Joseph, 39-8
Discus – 2. Garrett Brown, Wildwood Catholic, 113-10.