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Winter Track: New Providence Boys Place Second at NJSIAA Sections; Price Takes Title in Pole Vault

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TOMS RIVER, NJ - New Providence’s indoor track team advances athletes to the NJSIAA Group 1 Winter Championships to be held Feb. 17 at the John Bennett Indoor Sports Center in Toms River. Dea Berisha, Johnny Kovacs, Robert Zeto, Mark Pasquariello, Cheney PricePaul Seth, as well as both the boys and girls 4 X 400M Relay teams finished among the top six in their respective NJSIAA Sectional Championships - Central Group 1 events at the John Bennett Indoor Sports Center on Saturday, Feb. 5.

The Boys Team placed second overall with 45 points, behind Willingboro with 97 points. Rounding out the top five were Shore (30 points), Metuchen (25 points) and South Amboy (22 points).

In Pole Vault, sophomore Cheney Price cleared a height of 11-09 to grab first place in the event, while junior Paul Seth placed 2nd clearing a height of 10-6.

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Senior Mark Pasquariello will advance in two events, placing 2nd in the 1600 M run in 4:30.65 and 6th in the 800 M run in 2:07.30. 

Senior Johnny Kovacs placed 3rd in the 55M dash with a time of 6.82.

Senior Robert Zeto placed 4th in the 400M run in 53.53. 

For the girls, sophomore Dea Berisha will advance in the 55M Hurdles placing 6th with a time of 10.46.  

Both the boys and girls 4 X 400M relay teams will advance. The boys team of Seth, senior Cristiano Hocken, senior Raven Santos and Zeto placed 2nd with a time of 3:39.29, and the girls relay team of Berisha, junior Amanda Mauer, sophomore Jordyn Waeschle, and freshman Maddy Rapuano placed 5th in 4:32.75.

Other notable finishes include: 

Michelle Schmitz placed 8th in 1600 M Run with a time of 6:04.29 and Olivia Munn placed 10th with a time of 6:06.85.

Cristiano Hocken placed 7th in 55M Dash with a time of 6.91.

Raven Santos placed 10th in 400M Dash with a time of 55.48.

Paul Seth placed 7th in 55M Hurdles in 8.90.

Hiroki Tsutsumi placed 9th in Shot Put with a toss of 36-3.75.

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