TOMS RIVER, NJ -- Columbia High School had four participants--two boys and two girls--finish second in their respective events in the Section 2, Group 4 winter track meet last week.

The Columbia girls team came in seventh overall, with individual highlights coming from Ruth Pastuer and Megan Mosteiro. Pastuer placed second in the 55-meter hurdles with a time of 8.99. Mosteiro was also second in the pole vault with an 11-00.00. Lilian Williams of Columbia finished fourth in the 55-meter dash with a time of 7.44.

The Cougar boys team had an eighth place team finish. Terrel Williams of Columbia ran second in the 55-meter hurdles with a time of 7.90. Callum Howald was second in the pole vault with a 13-06.00 vault for Columbia. Zaki Abdus-Sabur of Columbia was fifth in the high jump at 5-08.00.