EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick girls came in second, and the East Brunswick boys placed third, when East Brunswick High School hosted 23 New Jersey track teams at its second annual Invitational on Saturday.
The high school was turned into a mecca of different running, jumping, and throwing events.
Standout performances for the boys focused on two different relay events: The 4x800 consisting of junior Joey Coyle and sophomores Leland Davies, Reyden Davies and Sajal Duppatia ran 8:04:93 and came in first. The 4x100 consisting of seniors Callan Davies and Kyle Wiggins, junior Deitric Murphy and sophomore Josh Newton came in second with a time of 43:64, which was also the eighth fastest time in the state this season.
The girls super sprint medley (100, 100, 200, 400), consisting of senior Gabby Blaustein, sophomore Deidre Otoo, senior Mariah Shummette and junior Shannelle Colmon, placed first, set a new school record of 1:47:94 and achieved the fastest time in New Jersey to date. The 4x200 girls also won gold and had the fastest time in NJ to date with 1:43. Otoo, seniors Mariah Shummette and Leyna Abrahams, and junior Shannelle Colmon were the runners.
Overall, the boys came in third after Holmdel and Elizabeth and the girls came in second after Spotswood.