Egg Harbor Township High School’s Kofi Yamoah and James Plummer placed first and second, respectively, in the shot put at the New Balance Games on Saturday at the New York City Armory.
Yamoah’s throw was 57 feet, 9 inches, while Plummer threw 56-2.25. Yamoah and Plummer also won the shot put relay (113-11.25) and another team of Curtis Fitzpatrick and Chandler Toussaint placed fifth (89-6.25).
The sophomore 4x200 team of Elvis Fontana, Jamie Cheeseborough, Todd Henry and Michael Ashworth finished third out of 52 teams in 1 minute, 38.71 seconds.
EHT’s Steve Morgan was seventh in the 55-meter high hurdles in 7.77.
The Vineland boys 4x200 relay team of Lamar Finney, Chris Atoki, Christian Castro and LeaQuan James Jr. placed fourth in 1:32.01.
Vineland coach Elliott DeShields said it tied with Timber Creek for the fastest time in South Jersey in the event this year.
The same four were fourth in the sprint medley in 3:35.27, the second-fastest in South Jersey this season behind Pleasantville, according to DeShields.
Vineland’s one-mile run relay A team placed fourth in 1 minute, 32.01 seconds.
For the girls, Lacey Township’s Danielle Leavitt placed fourth in the one-mile run in 5:01.40.