The Holy Spirit High School girls track and field team made school history as the first girls team to win the South Jersey Non-Public B Tournament on Tuesday.
Holy Spirit defeated 18 other teams including St. Rose, who had tied with the Spartans just before the 4x400 meter relay, the last event of the meet.
The Spartans had a team score of 88 and won the 400-meter relay in 4 minutes 10.38 seconds to clinch the victory. The team also won the 800-meter (10:16.44) relay.
Our Lady of Mercy Academy placed sixth overall with 27 team points, while Wildwood Catholic (19) placed 10th. St. Joseph (6) finished 16th.
Ariana Mack of Holy Spirit won the Non-Public B discus with a throw of 97 feet, 8 inches. Julia Bannan placed third with a throw of 96-06. Bannan also finished second in the 1,600-meter run.
The Villagers' Iyanla Kollock won the 100 (12:64) and 200-meter (26:11) dashes.
The Wildwood Catholic boys placed second in the Non-Public B with 76 points, and Holy Spirit (53) placed third. St. Joseph (7) finished 12th.
The Crusaders' Charles Fields won the 100-meter dash in 11:02 and the 200-meter dash in 22:12. Ahmad Brown of Holy Spirit won the 400 dash in 49:48.
Wildwood Catholic won the 100 relay in 44:50, and Holy Spirit won the 400 relay in 3:28.66.
St. Augustine Prep finished fourth in the S.J. Non-Public A meet with a team score of 46. The Hermits' Sincere Rhea won the 110-meter hurdles in 14:34 and the 400 hurdles (55:05).