The Cumberland Regional High School boys and Millville girls track and field teams repeated as winners at the Cumberland County track and field championship at Millville on Thursday.

The Cumberland boys edged Vineland for first place 104-93 to win for the second straight year. The Colts and the Fighting Clan combined to win 13 of 16 events.

Victor Nichols and Dontay Kearney won two events apiece for Cumberland. Nichols won the 100- and 200-meter dashes in 10.7 and 22 seconds, respectively. Kearney won shot put (48 feet, 4 inches) and discus (133-11).

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Vineland had multiple-event wins by Dylan Calvelli (400 dash, 1,600 relay) and Brian Winchester (long jump, triple jump).

The girls meet was not as tight of a race. Millville, No. 10 in The Press Elite 11, outscored second place Vineland by 126 points (184-58).

Nyrae Newman and Meagan Thornton had the biggest day for the Thunderbolts, both winning three events. Newman won the 100 hurdles (15 seconds), high jump (5-2) and long jump (17-6), and Thornton won the 800 (2:34.7), 400 hurdles (1:05.8) and the 1,600-meter relay (4:06.2, along with Tai Wiggins, Myangel Davis and Aaliyah Ellis).

Alyssa Harris and Javonna Ford each won two events for Millville, which won 12 of the 16 events. Harris won the 1,600 and 3,200 while Ford took triple jump and javelin.

Kinu Butler of Bridgeton won the shot put (33-1) and discus (111-10).


Team scoring-1. Millville 1841/2, 2. Vineland 581/2, 3. Bridgeton 55, 4. Cumberland Regional 28, 5. Sacred Heart 9.

100-Courtney Nock M 12.7; 200-Chanele Smith B 25.8; 400-Danielle Bunting B 59.9; 800-Meagan Thornton M 2:34.7; 1,600-Alyssa Harris M 5:35.2; 3,200-Harris M 13:08.6; 100 hurdles-Nyrae Newman M 15.0; 400 hurdles-Thornton M 1:05.8; 1,600 relay-M (Tai Wiggins, Myangel Davis, Thornton, Aaliyah Ellis) 4:06.2; high jump-Newman M 5-2; long jump-Newman M 17-6; triple jump-Javona Ford M 35-7; shot put-Kinu Butler B 33-13/4; javelin-Ford M 130-3; discus-Butler B 111-10; pole vault-Meghan Hawn M 9-0.


Team scoring-1. Cumberland Regional 104, 2. Vineland 93 1/2, 3. Bridgeton 601/2, 4. Millville 53, 5. Sacred Heart 4.

100-Victor Nichols CR 10.7; 200-Nichols CR 22.0; 400-Dylan Calvelli V 50.1; 800-Eric Tyler V 1:58.1; 1,600-Eric Reese V 4:41.2; 3,200-Ron Barrington M 10:36.7; 110 hurdles-Blain Thomas CR 14.5; 400 hurdles-Jaron Cody, CR 57.1; 1,600 relay-V (Calvelli, Nate Offer, Eric Taylor, Tausmen Bey) 3:23.0; high jump-Keith Karol CR 6-2; long jump-Brian Winchester V 22-2; triple jump-Winchester V 43-83/4; shot put-Dontay Kearney CR 48-4; javelin-Zach Kranfeld M 148-31/2; discus-Kearney CR 133-11; pole vault-Aidan Sokolov M 12-0.


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