The Christian Brothers Academy 4xMile relay team finished fifth on Sunday morning at the New Balance Outdoor Nationals at North Carolina A&T University in 17:23.32.
The fifth-place finish is good for All-American status. Since 2009, the Colts’ 4xMile has achieved All-American status at either indoor nationals, outdoor nationals or both.
Holmdel senior Eric Williams, the second-place finisher in the javelin at the NJSIAA Meet of Champions, finished ninth in the decathlon, scoring 5,165 points.
Freehold Township’s girls 4×800 relay team entered this past weekend’s championships off wins at the New Jersey state sectional and group meets, as well as a victory at the Meet Of Champions where the collective of underclassmen posted a record-setting mark of 9:10.69.
The team, which includes three sophomores in Caitlyn Poss, Abigail Faith and Emily Bracher, as well as junior Adrian Vitello, surpassed that record-setting mark in Greensboro, N.C., capping off their season with a fifth-place showing at 9:08.87.
Vitello ran the first leg in 2:15.37, followed by Poss’ 2:15.98, Faith’s 2:21.85, and Bracher’s 2:15.27 anchor leg.
Middletown North’s sprint medley team was also on hand, racing to a 10th finish at 4:09.25, with Nicole Ras leading the group with a first leg 200-meter time of 24.2, followed by Jen Diettman’s 27.0, Devon Freshnock’s 59.5 in the 400, and Jen Dulin’s 800-meter mark of 2:17.
Holmdel’s Marin Warner finished 23rd in the mile run at 5:09.44.