Meet the 2012-13 All-Shore Boys Track Team

Meet the 2012-13 All-Shore Boys Track Team

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Meet the 2012-13 All-Shore Boys Track Team

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ISHMAEL HYMAN

School: St. John Vianney

Year: Senior

Event: 55-meter dash

Highlights: Hyman placed fifth in Non-Public A in 6.70 and third at the Meet of Champions, crossing the finish line in 6.53. Hyman was an All-Shore First-Team selection last season when he won the Non-Public A state championship in the 55 in 6.64. Recruited as a wide receiver, he hopes to put his speed to good use at Kansas.

ZACK McDERMOTT

School: Christian Brothers Academy

Year: Senior

Event: 400-meter dash

Highlights: McDermott won the Monmouth County championship (50.60), captured the Shore Conference crown (50.66) and sped to first place in Non-Public A (50.85).

CLARK MANGINI

School: Christian Brothers Academy

Year: Senior

Event: 800-meter run

Highlights: Mangini won the gold medal at the Monmouth County championship meet (1:56.71) and sped to first place at the Shore Conference meet (1:57.23).

ROB NAPOLITANO

School: Red Bank Catholic

Year: Senior

Event: 1,600-meter run

Highlights: Napolitano was first in Non-Public A (4:20.94) and outran the field in the Meet of Champions (4:17.84) for the Caseys.

TOM O’NEILL

School: Middletown North

Year: Junior

Event: 3,200-meter run

Highlights: O’Neill won the Monmouth County championships (9:05.50), set a meet record in Central Jersey Group III (9:22.36), breaking the previous record of 9:23.14, set by former West Windsor-Plainsboro North distance king Jim Rosa in 2010; captured the Group III crown (9:18.48) and won the Meet of Champions (9:02.00)

ZACK McDERMOTT

School: Christian Brothers Academy

Year: Senior

Event: 55-meter hurdles

Highlights: McDermott won the Monmouth County crown (7.89), captured first place in the Shore Conference meet (7.72) and finished second in Non-Public A (7.73)

MIKE POZO, ROB HART, CLARK MANGINI, ZACK McDERMOTT

School: Christian Brothers Academy

Event: 4×400-meter relay

Highlights: The fleet foursome won the Non-Public A title (3:28.89) and was second at the Meet of Champions (3:23.48) for the Colts.

JUSTIN LOVE

School: Matawan Regional

Event: High jump

Year: Senior

Highlights: Love won the Monmouth County championship (6-2), soared 6-6 to capture the Shore Conference crown, won Central Jersey Group II (6-4), cleared 6-6 to win Group II and was third in Group II in the Meet of Champions (6-6)

NICK ECKETT

School: Jackson Liberty

Year: Senior

Event: Pole vault

Highlights: Eckett cleared 15-1 to win the Shore Conference meet, set a meet record in Central Jersey Group III, breaking the previous meet record of 14-6 set by former Hightstown athlete Patrick Gray in 2009, winning Group III in a meet-record 150, besting the previous standard of 14-6 set by Seneca’s Michael Maira in 2009 and placing second in the Meet of Champions (15-0). Eckett was an All-Shore First-Team selection last year when he soared to winning heights of 14-0, 13-6 and 13-0 in the group, sectional and Ocean County championship meets. He was second last year in the Shore Conference meet at 13-6.

JESSE BROWN

School: Central Regional

Year: Junior

Event: Shot put

Highlights: Brown won the Ocean County championship (48-111/4), captured the Shore Conference title (51-91/2), finished first in South Jersey Group III (50-4) and finished fourth in Group III (49-61/4).

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