As part of our launch during August, TAPinto Hasbrouck Heights/Wood-Ridge/Teterboro, will look back at newsworthy events that happened earlier in 2017 that did not get coverage. 

SECAUCUS, NJ -  Long-jumper Natalie Romano of Wood-Ridge and triple-jumper Monika Lucic of Hasbrouck Heights were named to the North Jersey Interscholastic Conference Girl’s Indoor Track Team. Hasbrouck  Heights was the NJIC champs, and head coach Rob Brady was named Coach of the Year.  

Lucic was honored with an All-NJIC Second Team nod in the high jump. She was joined on the second team by teammates Kaylie Thomas in the 55 meters and Victoria Vizzahechero in the shot put.  The 4 x 400-meter relay team was also awarded second team honors. 

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Lucic was given an honorable mention for the 800 meters, while Anna Tsapelis was named honorable mention in the shot put.

Pole vaulter Jesse Danz of Hasbrouck Heights was named second team All-NJIC.   Teammates Maliki Burrell (55 meters) and Joe Terreri (1,600 meters) were joined by the 4x 400-meter relay in garnering honorable mention nods. 


Conference Champion: Hasbrouck Heights

Coach of the Year:  Robert Brady, Hasbrouck Heights

EVENT                             Name                                  School

Long Jump                      Natalie Romano                   Wood-Ridge

Triple Jump                     Monika Lucic                        Hasbrouck Heights                             

Second Team                                               

55-meters                        Kaylie Thomas                     Hasbrouck Heights                         

High Jump                      Monika Lucic                        Hasbrouck Heights                         

Shot Put                          Victoria Vizzacchero            Hasbrouck Heights                         

4×400  Relay                                                                Hasbrouck Heights                         

Honorable Mention                                                     

800 meter                       Monica Lucic                        Hasbrouck Heights                          

Shot Put                         Anna Tsapelis                        Hasbrouck Heights                          


BOYS NJIC ALL-CONFERENCE TEAM                                                         

Second Team

Pole Vault                       Jesse Danz                         Hasbrouck Heights                          

Honorable Mention                                                       

55-meters                      Maliki Burrell                        Hasbrouck Heights                     

1,600                             Joe Terreri                            Hasbrouck Heights                          

4×400  Relay                                                              Hasbrouck Heights