SUMMIT, NJ - Leah and Lauren Saifi have continued their winning ways into the spring track and field season taking first place in Pole Vault with a combined height of 20-06 at the Summit Relays on Saturday, April 2.
Leah and Lauren Saifi won the NJSIAA Winter Track Relays and tied the meet record with a combined height of 21-00 and Leah went on to win the NJSIAA Individual Winter Track Meet of Champions State Title with a height of 12-00.
While the day was cold and wet, there were a many bright spots at the meet. All athletes competed as part of relay teams. The top six relays in each event scored points for their team as a whole.
The girls team placed 9th overall out of 16 teams while the boys team placed seventh.
Other top performers for the Girls Track Team include:
- 3rd Place – the 4 x 100m Relay – Leah Saifi, Kylie Accardi, Caroline Peer, and Kenedi Facey with a combined time of 52.33.
- 3rd Place – the Discus Relay – Lauren Boyd, Rhea Doria, and Alexa Salida with a combined distance of 231-08.
- 5th Place - the Javelin Relay – Alexa Salida, Nicole Massa, and Rhea Doria with a combined distance of 224-01.
- 6th Place – the 4 x 400m Relay – Kylie Accardi, Danielle Petryk, Caroline Peer, and Amanda Johnson with a time of 4:18.74.
- Kenedi Facey recorded the best mark in long jump at 16-06.5, but did not have a partner to compete as a relay.
The following were top performers scoring points for the Boys Track Team:
- 2nd Place – the 3 x 400m Hurdles Relay – Doug Ladzinski, Andrew Aguilera, and Emilio Acevedo, with a time of 2:57.72.
- 2nd Place – the 4 x 110 Shuttle Hurdle Relay – Doug Ladzinski, Andrew Aguilera, Emilio Acevedo, and Jon Longo in a combined time of 1:06.79
- 3rd Place – the High Jump Relay – Brandon Monroe and Kilian Quinn with a combined height of 11’.
- 2nd Place – the Discus Relay – Thomas Jakositz, Brian Garcia, and Mike Magliacano with a combined distance of 319-04.
- 6th Place – the 4 x 800m Relay – Mike Zacieracha, Zach Goldman, Ethan Brackman, and Tim Krick with a time of 8:46.11.