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Rahway Athletes Ola Akande, Marvin Polynice, Brian Diaz Lead Indians Headed to Track & Field Meet of Champions

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The Rahway boys track team will be represented by three individuals and two relays at the Meet of Champions on Saturday Credits: Rahway Track Nation
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Sprinter Marvin Polynice and hurdlers Ola Akande and Brian Diaz headline a list of Rahway athletes headed to the boys track & field NJSIAA Meet of Champions set for Saturday, June 9 at Northern Burlington High.

Rahway place fourth as a team with 30 points at the state Group 3 meet held over the weekend at Central Regional High in Bayville, with Polynice placing second in the 400-meter dash in 48.77 and Akande finishing second in the 100-meter hurdles in 14.28.

Polynice will take the seventh-best time in the state in the 400 to the Meet of Champions and Akande owns the 9th-fastest time run this year in the hurdles. 

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Diaz was just .60-seconds behind Akande when he placed eighth at the Group 3 meet with a time of 14.88 in the 110 hurdles.

The Indians will also send two relay teams - the 4x100 and the 4x400 - to the Meet of Champions. The team of Raul Torres, Polynice, Darrell Fleurmond and Akande have clocked 42.47 in the 4x100.

Rahway's 4x400 relay team of Trey Rogers, Raul Torres, Jerrish Halsey and Polynice will take a time of 3:19.35 in the 4x400 to the Meet of Champions.

 

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