WOODLAND PARK, NJ -  Isabella Dresek and Shannon Artuso finished third and fourth respectively to lead the Hasbrouck Heights girls cross country team to NJIC Meadowlands championship on Thursday afternoon at the NJIC Divisional Championship meet at Garret Mountain.  

In an upset, Secaucus edged out the Hasbrouck Heights boys team 31-36, to capture the boys title. The Aviators were second.

The Lady Aviators defeated Saddle Brook 39-47 to take the title. Pompton Lakes was third with 47 points.

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On the boys side, Secaucus and Hasbrouck Heights battled for the top two spots in a close race.  Butler, with 91 points, was a distant third.

Emily Estrada (8th) Roberta LaBarbera (12th) and Aya Tahhan (25th) rounded out the championship five.

Evan Morrow (3rd place) led the Aviators in the boys division.  Jake Porco was fifth, followed by Nick Bua (8th), TK Kasper (9th) and Cole Sonzogni (11th).  

As a result of today's meet, the Hasbrouck Heights boys are League Co-Champions with Secaucus, their third straight year with at least a share of the league title.  The Girls are outright champions for fifth straight year and the ninth time in 12 years. 

Boys Results
    Name                    Year School                Avg Mile     Finals  Points
  1  #959 Armstrong, Nathan   11 Pompton Lakes HS          5:27      16:55    1
  3  #925 Morrow, Evan        10 Hasbrouck Heights             5:37      17:25    3
  5  #928 Porco, Jake         11 Hasbrouck Heights              5:44      17:49    5
  8  #915 Bua, Nick           12 Hasbrouck Heights              5:47      17:56    8
  9  #921 Kasper, TK          12 Hasbrouck Heights              5:48      17:59    9
 11  #931 Sonzogni, Cole      11 Hasbrouck Heights              5:49      18:02   11
13 #934 Summers, Damian     12 Hasbrouck Heights              5:52      18:13   13
 15  #917 Canavatchel, Joe    12 Hasbrouck Heights              6:04      18:49   15
 
                                   Team Scores
Rank Team                      Total    1    2    3    4    5   *6   *7   *8   *9
   1 Secaucus HS                  31    2    4    6    7   12   17   25
      Total Time:  1:28:36.00    Average  17:43.20
   2 Hasbrouck Heights HS         36    3    5    8    9   11   13   15
      Total Time:  1:29:11.00    Average 17:50.20
   3 Butler HS                    96   14   19   20   21   22   36   37
   4 Pompton Lakes HS            104    1   10   23   32   38   50
   5 New Milford HS              122   16   18   26   29   33   42   43
   6 Saddle Brook HS             148   24   27   28   34   35   40   47
   7 Cresskill HS                200   31   39   41   44   45   46   49
   8 North Arlington HS          234   30   48   51   52   53
 
 
Girls Results
    Name                    Year School                Avg Mile     Finals  Points
  1  #259 Szambel, Elizabeth  12 St. Mary's H              6:34      20:24
  3  #905 Drezek, Isabella    10 Hasbrouck Heights              7:03      21:55    2
  4  #903 Artuso, Shannon     11 Hasbrouck Heights              7:11      22:18    3
  8  #906 Estrada, Emily      11 Hasbrouck Heights              7:24      22:59    5
 12  #909 LaBarbera, Roberta  12 Hasbrouck Heights              7:49      24:15    9
 25  #910 Tahhan, Aya         10 Hasbrouck Heights              8:32      26:30   20
 27  #904 DePass, Gaea         9 Hasbrouck Heights              8:37      26:44   22
 32  #911 Urgiles, Kayla      11 Hasbrouck Heights              9:04      28:08   27
 
Rank Team                      Total    1    2    3    4    5   *6   *7   *8   *9
   1 Hasbrouck Heights HS         39    2    3    5    9   20   22   27
      Total Time:  1:57:57.00       Average 23:35.40
   2 Saddle Brook HS              47    4    6    8   14   15   16   21
      Total Time:  2:00:19.00       Average 2:00.19
   3 Pompton Lakes HS             53    7   10   11   12   13   19   24
   4 Cresskill HS                103    1   17   25   29   31   32   37
   5 North Arlington HS          133   18   23   26   30   36
   6 New Milford HS              168   28   33   34   35   38

 

 

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