HOLMDEL, NJ - The Hasbrouck Heights boys and girls cross-country teams competed Saturday morning at the NJSIAA State Group meet at Holmdel Park.   Both teams qualified off their performances in the North 1, Group 1 meet last Saturday, where the boys finished first and the girls finished fourth.

To run Saturday, teams had to finish in the top five of their section, and runners who finished in the top 10 individually also qualified to compete. 

Saturday, the boys’ team finished in fourth, with the girls' finishing 12th overall in the Group 1 championships.  Haddon Township captured the boys meet, while New Providence captured the girls.

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Sophomore Evan Morrow led the Aviators contingent, finishing 26th individually as the Aviators top finisher in the boys meet.  Junior Shannon Artuso was the Aviators top finisher in the girls division.

Hasbsrouck Heights head coach Mike Ryan, spoke about the season both his teams had.

"This has been the best season in Heights' history," said Ryan.of the boys team.  "We won three major Invitationals and the triple crown in winning the league, county and state sectional." 

":I am so proud of this," said Ryan of his girls team, which battled injuries all season long. "I never thought as season was going along we would even make it. (to the sectionals).  To place 12th is a huge accomplishment for these girls."


Girls Individual Results

22:27.0 Shannon Artuso 45th
22:36.0 Isabella Drezek 47th
23:59.0 Emily Estrada 83rd
24:59.0 Roberta LaBarbera 108th
25:13.0 Hayley Kasper 111th
26:17.0 Gaea DePass 125th
26:41.0 Aya Tahhan 131st

Girls Team Results

1 New Providence HS 76 2+8+18+20+28 (33+40) 2:10 1-5 Split | 21:33 Avg
2 A P Schalick HS 78 3+5+10+24+36 (78+89) 2:27 1-5 Split | 21:27 Avg
3 Delaware Valley HS 119 1+19+27+31+41 (72+101) 2:51 1-5 Split | 21:57 Avg
12 Hasbrouck Heights HS 282 30+32+58+80+82 (93+99) 2:46 1-5 Split | 23:50 Avg

Boys Results

5000 METER RUN    
17:50.0 Evan Morrow 26th
17:56.0 Nick Bua 36th
18:04.0 Jake Porco 41st
18:22.0 Cole Sonzogni 56th
18:25.0 Damian Summers 61st
18:29.0 Joe Canavatchel 66th
18:33.0 TK Kasper 69th

Boys Team Results

1 Haddon Township HS 53 4+8+12+14+15 (20+86) 1:04 1-5 Split | 17:20 Avg
2 Shore Regional HS 142 11+28+30+32+41 (83+110) 0:49 1-5 Split | 17:57 Avg
3 New Providence HS 165 2+21+34+52+56 (65+71) 2:10 1-5 Split | 17:51 Avg
4 Hasbrouck Heights HS 172 18+27+31+46+50 (55+58) 0:35 1-5 Split | 18:07 Avg


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