Event: 55 dash
Highlights: Morgan raced to a 6.55 to win the Monmouth County championship and followed with a 6.47 to capture the Shore Conference crown. The sophomore followed with a Central Group III sectional title (6.62), before a second place showing at the Group III meet (6.60), and fourth place mark of 6.61 at the Meet of Champions.
Event: 55 hurdles
Highlights: Bowie eanred the Monmouth County title with a time of 7.54 and followed with a second place showing at the Shore Conference meet with a 7.67. The senior raced to a first place time of 7.58 at the Central Group II sectionals and a third place mark of 7.81 at the Group II championships, but saved his best race for last, recording a 7.44 at the Meet of Champions to take second.
School: Freehold Township
Highlights: Haines placed second at the Monmouth County event with a time of 50.39 and captured the Shore Conference crown with a 49.41. The senior followed with a second place mark of 50.25 at the Central Group IV sectional championships, before winning the Group IV title with a time of 49.61. Haines ran his top time of 48.33 at the Meet of Champions to take second place.
Highlights: Cawley took second place at the Monmouth County event with a time of 1:59.03 and followed with a Shore Conference championship time of 1:59.92. The senior won the Central Group II sectional title with a time of 1:59.97 as well as the Group II crown at a mark of 1:59.56, before running his best time of the season at the Meet of Champions with a 1:58.32.
School: Jackson Memorial
Highlights: Rafferty was a dual champion at the Ocean County meet, capturing both the 800 (2:02.32) and 1600 (4:32.24) titles, and followed with a Group IV title at a mark of 4:20.02. The junior closed out his season with a third place time of 4:20.02 at the Meet of Champions.
Highlights: Ferro was a dual champion at the Monmouth County meet with a 4:28.32 in the 1600 and a 9:33.01 in the 3200. A similar scene played out at Non-Public A Group champinships when Ferro took the 1600 title in a time of 4:34.11 and the 3200 at 9:24.76. The junior ran a 9:12.96 at the Meet of Champions to earn the 3200 crown.
Event: High jump
Highlights: Frison earned the Ocean County title and Shore Conference crown with jumps of 6-02, before delivering a 6-06 to win the Souther Group II sectional championship. A 6-02 at the Group II meet secured the senior a second place finish, before Frison posted a 6-04 at the Meet of Champions.
Event: Pole vault
Highlights: Isaacson recorded a 13-06 to win the Monmouth County title and raised his height to 14-00 to capture the Shore Conference crown. Consecutive vaults of 14-00 earned Isaacson the Central Group II and overall Group II titles, before the senior’s best of the season, 14-06, secured him a second place finish at the Meet of Champions.
School: St. Rose
Event: Shot put
Highlights: Grodeska earned consecutive second place finishes at the Monmouth County and Shore Conference meets with throws of 56-03.50 and 56-00.50. The junior’s 54-04 earned him the Non-Public B championship. Grodeska followed with a 61-03.50 to earn a victory at the Meet of Champions.
JACK DEVIZIA, MIKE SOMMA, DAVID SORRENTINO, MIKE ZUPKO
Event: 4×400 relay
Highlights: The CBA quartet earned a Monmouth County title with a time of 3:29.41, before winning the Shore Conference meet with a mark of 3:26.48. The relay team’s 3:29.28 was good enough for fourth place at the Non-Public A meet, while at 3:25.25 secured a third place finish at the Meet of Champions.
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