ROBBINSVILLE – The New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association took the first step toward a more manageable outdoor track and field Meet of Champions on Wednesday.
Bo Melton thought he was slow growing up.
PLEASANTVILLE — Rebekah Clark and Tarence Walker sat at a table in the school shop at Pleasantville High School.
Alyssa Aldridge embraced all aspects of outdoor track and field this spring — even the 1,000-meter repeat workouts.
ATHLETE OF THE YEAR
Cade Antonucci had one throw left in his Holy Spirit High School track and field career.
Holy Spirit High School’s Cade Antonucci and the Egg Harbor Township boys 4x800-meter relay team each outdid nearly all the competition at the New Balance Outdoor Nationals in Greensboro, North Carolina.
Cedar Creek High School’s Bo Melton and Buena Regional’s Aysiah Cintron were named the 2017 Old Grad Award recipients Monday by a committee of coaches, athletic directors and the Nichterlein and McCabe families.
MANSFIELD TOWNSHIP — The last javelin throw of Cade Antonucci’s high school career was his best ever.
Many New Jersey high school track and field teams hope to have one or two athletes qualify for the state Meet of Champions.
Charles Fields won three events at the state Non-Public B track and field championships.
Alyssa Aldridge, Charles Fields and Najeaya Singleton experienced the thrill of winning state high school track and field championships Friday night.
Wildwood Catholic High School’s Charles Fields won the state Non-Public B boys championship in the 100-meter dash Friday at the state group track and field championships at Northern Burlington Regional High School in Columbus.
FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP — Philip Iuliucci walked off the track after finishing fourth in the 800-meter run at a dual meet earlier this month and vowed never to run the event again.
EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP — The biggest disappointment of the two-day meet sparked a championship run — or several — for the Egg Harbor Township High School boys track and field team.
BOYS TRACK AND FIELD
Girls track and field
FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP — Mainland Regional High School junior Alyssa Aldridge masterfully went the distance, while Cedar Creek senior Bo Melton and Wildwood Catholic junior Charles Fields provided the flash Friday at the South Jersey track and field championships for Groups II, III and Non-Public B.
EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP — The Egg Harbor Township High School boys track and field team knows it’s going to need every point it can get.
Boys and girls track
Boys track and field
Girls track and field
BRIDGETON — Bo Melton celebrated his birthday Thursday by running faster than he ever had.
Hammonton High School senior Ashley Ranere had two wins at the Tri-County Conference Track and Field Championships on Thursday at Delsea Regional.
Mainland Regional High School, the No. 6 team in The Press Elite 11, defeated Bridgeton 121-19 and Egg Harbor Township 85-55 in a Cape-Atlantic League girls track tri-meet Tuesday clinching the American Conference championship.