Gov. Livingston's Isabella Bjorkeson Wins NJSIAA Sectional Title In Hurdles

Isabella Bjorkeson places first in 55 Meter Hurdles at the NJSIAA Sectional Championships Central Group 2 and 3.. Credits: Anne Hardina

TOMS RIVER, NJ - Gov. Livingston senior Isabella Bjorkeson made a huge statement on Sunday at the NJSIAA Central Group 2 and 3 State Sectional Championship Track and Feild meet at the Bennett Indoor Athletic Center in Toms River taking the 55 meter hurdle title and re-breaking the school record with a time of 8.79 seconds. 

Bjorkeson also performed well in the high jump clearing 5'-0" to place second while sophomore Brian Rubenstein placed second in Pole Vault with a height of 11-00.

Senior Kyle Brackman was another top performer placing 3rd in the 3200 with a time of time of 9:56.24 and the Women's 4x400 Meter Relay Team of junior Alice Caballero, sophomore Nicole Trezza, junior Kristin Splaine and junior Bridget Wolf placed 5th with a time of 4:20.65.

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Gov. Livingston qualifiers will participate in the Group II NJSIAA Championships on Tuesday, February 17th which will be contested at the  Bennett Indoor Athletic Center in Toms River.

Other top performers:

Women's Top Results

  • 1600 Meter Run
    • Mia Tighe - 18th Place, 6:03.55
    • Amanda McElroy - 20th Place, 6:04.97
    • Nicole Martingano - 25th place, 6:16.19
  • 3200 Meter Run
    • Angela Bonetti - 13th place, 13:21.68
  • 400 Meter Dash
    • Kristin Splaine - 10th place, 1:03.55
    • Nicole Trezza - 15th place, 1:04.66
    • Alice Caballero - 18th place, 1:05.82
  • 4 X 400 Meter Relay
    • Gov. Livingston - 5th place, 4:20.65
  • 55 Meter Hurdles
    • Isabella Bjorkeson - 1st place, 8.79
    • Tara Prabhu - 21st place, 10.50
    • Riley Romankow - 26th place, 12.44
  • 55 Meter Dash
    • Nicole Trezza - 16th place, 8.04
    • Alice Caballero - 20th place, 8.11
  • 800 Meter Run
    • Danielle Petryk - 10th place, 2:34.03
    • Alex Circelli - 17th place, 2:39.12
  • High Jump
    • Isabella Bjorkeson - 2nd place - 5-00
  • Shot Put
    • Michelle Almeida - 8th place, 32-00.25
    • Lauren Boyd - 22nd place, 27-07.50

Men's Top Results

  • 1600  Meter Run
    • Kyle Brackman - 33rd place, 5:19.29
    • Nick Young - 36th place, 5:44.51
  • 3200 Meter Run
    • Kyle Brackman - 3rd place, 9:56.24
  • 400 Meter Dash
    • Evan Stuart -15th place, 54.92
    • Rob Hadad - 34th place, 58.67
  • 4 X 400 Meter Relay
    • Gov. Livingston - 9th place, 3:43.27
  • 55 Meter Hurdles
    • Evan Kaaret -10th place, 8:46
    • Andrew Aguilera - 13th place, 8:53
    • James Ruggerio - 22nd place, 9:56
  • 55 Meter Dash
    • Andrew Aguilera - 14th place, 7.06
    • Jasper Lee - 24th place, 7.18
  • 800 Meter Dash
    • Michael Zacieracha - 19th place, 2:13.45
    • Zach Goldman - 32nd place, 2:20.45
    • Liam Foster - 35th place, 2:22.58
  • High Jump
    • Brandon Monroe, 12th place, 5-04
  • Pole Vault
    • Brian Rubenstein - 11-00
  • Shot Put
    • Alex Lopez - 25th place, 34-02.00
    • Thomas Jakositz - 28th place, 33-07.25
    • Brian Garcia - 31st place, 32-04.50

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