ATHLETE OF THE YEAR

Iyanla Kollock

Our Lady of Mercy

Junior

The sprinter is The Press Indoor Track and Field Athlete of the Year.

Kollock won the state Non-Public B championship in the 55-meter dash and finished second at the Meet of Champions. She finished fourth at the Millrose Games and third at the Eastern States Championship.

Boys

Sprints

Amir Brock

Egg Harbor Township

Senior

Brock ran the Cape-Atlantic League’s fastest 55-meter dash time (6.59 seconds). He finished second in the 400 dash at the Meet of Champions.

Eric Barnes

Egg Harbor Township

Senior

Barnes won the South Jersey Group IV 800 run title. He finished second in the 800 at the state Group IV championship and third at the Meet of Champions.

Distance

Jacob Davis

Ocean City

Senior

Davis finished third in the 1,600 run at the South Jersey Group III championship.

Daniel Do

Absegami

Senior

Do won the South Jersey Group III 3,200 run title. He finished sixth in the state Group III championship.

Hurdles

Sincere Rhea

St. Augustine Prep

Sophomore

Rhea won the 55-hurdles at the state Non-Public A championship.

Field Events

Deejay Banggad

Egg Harbor Township

Senior

Banggad finished second in the pole vault at the South Jersey Group IV championship.

Jon Vega

Hammonton

Senior

Vega finished second in the shot put at the South Jersey Group III championship and third at the state Group III championship.

Relays

Robert Dessoye Alex Dessoye Aidin Hendriks Eric Barnes

Egg Harbor Township Seniors

4x800

The foursome finished first at the New Balance National Indoor Championships. The Eagles’ time of 7:48.92 was the fastest in the state this winter.

Girls

Sprints

Joshonda Johnson

Absegami

Senior

Johnson finished fourth in the 400 dash at the South Jersey Group III championship. She ran the CAL’s fastest time of 59.81 seconds this winter.

Distance

Sabrina Woodlee

Southern Regional

Senior

Woodlee won the Ocean County 800 run championship. She finished third at the Shore Conference championship and second at the South Jersey Group IV championship.

Taylor Mulch

Southern Regional

Junior

Mulch won the Ocean County 1,600 run championship and finished second at the Shore Conference championship.

Alyssa Aldridge

Mainland Regional

Junior

Aldridge won the state Group III 3,200 run title. She finished second at the Meet of Champions.

Hurdles

Claudine Smith

Atlantic City

Sophomore

Smith won the South Jersey and state Group IV 55 hurdles titles. She finished fourth at the Meet of Champions.

Rachael Leyrer

Buena Regional

Senior

Leyrer won the state Group I 55 hurdles title.

Field Events

Najeaya Singleton

Vineland

Junior

Singleton won the South Jersey and state Group IV championships in the shot put. She finished sixth at the Meet of Champions.

Morgan Koeppen

Southern Regional

Junior

Koeppen won the Ocean County and South Jersey Group IV pole vault titles.

Relay

Tatiana Beaufils Cyann Moyer Joshonda Johnson Kayla Miller

Absegami

Seniors

4x400

The Braves’ foursome ran the Cape-Atlantic League’s fastest time (4:03.62). No other CAL team was even within 10 seconds.

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