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Roxbury's Sembrat is Morris County Champion in Track

Kevin Sembrat 300M Champion Credits: Roxbury High School
Kevin Sembrat 400M Champion Credits: Roxbury High School

ROXBURY, NJ - The Roxbury High School track team had a great showing at the North 1, Group 3 State Sectional Championships at the Bennett Center in Toms River, an event where junior Kevin Sembrat won the 400-meter dash in a time of 50.71.

The boys 4x400 relay team of Sembrat, senior Tyshon Bradley, senior Victor Arias and junior Brandon Longtine placed first and won the State Sectional Championship with a time of 3:30.

Both Sembrat and the relay team won their races in convincing fashion.

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The girls team also had an impressive competition with six individual athletes earning medals.

Junior Karly Forker placed second in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:23. Sophomore Julia Herraiz placed third in the 1,600-meter run with a time of 5:20. Sophomore Aaliyah Goldberry placed third in the 55-meter hurdles and fifth in the 55-meter dash with times of 9.15 and 7.70.

Junior Kim Carter placed fourth in the shot put with a throw of 31’8.75”. Junior Jess Cammarata and senior Lexi Smith placed fifth and sixth in the 400-meter dash with times of 61.37 and 61.39.

The girls’ 4x400 meter relay team of Smith, Forker, Cammarata and sophomore Bridget Doherty placed second with a time of 4:05.

All 12 athletes will compete in this weekend’s NJSIAA Group 3 Championships with an opportunity to earn a spot in the New Jersey Meet of Champions.

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