News from the Track - Jan 2020

News from the Track - Jan 2020 - Championship back to Montclair
Posted on 01/29/2020
News from the Track - Jan 2020News from the Track:
The Boys team finished fourth overall and the Girls brought the championship back to Montclair. On January 12th we returned to action at the Essex County Relays, where the girls team brought home the championship and our boys team finished 2nd place. For the boys team this is the first time we have finished in the top 3 in the county in over 20 years; the last time this happened was on 1/9/00 when that team finished in 3rd place. The girls team beat runner up West Essex by 18 points and the boys team missed winning the championship by 1 point behind St. Benedict's Prep. 
 
At County Relays the girls 4x200 finished 2nd overall but their time has them ranked #7 in NJ and currently ranked 48th in the nation. The boys 4x200 also finished 2nd but are currently ranked #3 in NJ and 19th in the nation. The girls 4x400 won the event and are currently ranked #6 in NJ and 54th in the nation. The boys 4x4 finished 2nd in a very gutsy race which has them ranked #2 in NJ and #11 in the nation. The boys 4x400 ran a national qualifier and the boys 4x200, girls 4x2 and 4x4 were just hundreths of a second shy of national qualifiers. Out of all the 4x200's run in the nation between 1/6 and 1/12 the girls 4x200 time is 18th, the boys 4x200 is 6th and the boys 4x400 is 9th. It is still early in the season but there were a lot of notable performances that we will be looking to build on through the remainder of the season as this was only our 3rd meet. Below are the athletes/relays that won individual championships and those who finished in the top six which provides points to the total team score. Again we thank you all for your continued support
 
SEC Champions
Stephanie Webb 55m Dash
Rukiya Holland-Thomas 200m & 400m
Girls 4x400 Ella McAdams, Kiya Lawson, Anna Glorie, Rukiya Holland Thomas
Jessie Legister 400m
 
Top Finishers
Kiya Lawson 55m 4th, 200m 4th
Stephanie Webb 200m 2nd
Anna Glorie 400 6th
Krisantha Spencer 800m 2nd
Violet Ross 1600m 4th, 3200m 3rd
Ta'Drea Price Shot Put 3rd
Diamond Clark Short Put 5th
Truman Williams 55m 6th, 200m 4th
Aidan Ward 1600m 2nd, 3200m 2nd
Oscar Counsell 1600m 5th, 3200 5th
Charles Ehlis 3200 6th
2nd Boys 4x400 Truman Williams, Reuven Frye, Michael Robinson, Jessie Legister
 
Essex County Relay Champions
Girls Sprint Medley: Stephanie Webb, Kiya Lawson, Rukiya Holland-Thomas, Evelyn Battleson-Gunkle
Girls 4x4: Ella McAdams, Stephanie Webb, Kiya Lawson, Rukiya Holland-Thomas
Girls 4x8: Ella McAdams, Krisantha Spencer, Violet Ross, Evelyn Battelson-Gunkle
Girls DMR: Meghan O'Brien, Kayla Donegan, Krisantha Spencer, Evelyn Battleson-Gunkle
Boys 4x8: Remington Katz, Oscar Counsell, Lawton Haynes, Aidan Ward
Boys DMR: Oscar Counsell, Lawton Haynes, Remington Katz, Aidan Ward
 
Top Finishers
2nd Girls 4x2: Stephanie Webb, Rukiya Holland Thomas, Anna Glorie, Kiya Lawson
4th Girls Shot Put: Ta'Drea Price, Diamond Clark
2nd Boys 4x2: Truman Williams, Jessie Legister, Nathan Bryan, Nathan Collins
2nd Boys 4x4: Truman Williams, Nathan Bryan, Nathan Collins, Jessie Legister
5th Boys High Jump Relay: Justin Kirkley, Michael Robinson
Montclair Girls Track Team
Montclair Boys Track Team
Montclair Track Trophies
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