MADISON, NJ – Members of the Sparta High School Track team participated in the Dick DeSchriver Invitational meet on December 22 at Drew University. 

Both Ben Guiliano and Devan Dhand ran in the Boy's 1600 Meter Finals, finishing with times of 5:37.29 and 5:37.57.

Adrian Espinosa ran a 42.44, Dillon Perendergast ran a 43.2 in the Boy's 300 Meter Dash Finals.

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Sparta finished fifth overall in the Boy’s 4 x 800 Meter Relay with a time of 9:05.16.

In the 55 Meter Dash Preliminary Heats:

  • Garrett Cappetta took fifth in Heat 2 with a time of 7.10
  • Rohan Drummond took fourth in Heat 6 with a time of 7.47
  • Adrian Espinosa finished first in Heat 6 with a time of 7.31

Joe Spekhardt took third in his 55 Meter Hurdle Prelim Heat with a time of 8.57.

In the Boy’s 600 Meter Dash Finals Tom Lynch finished 19 with a time of 1:32.28, Matt Guerra finished 51 with a time of 1:39.06 in a field of 90 runners.

Sparta had three in the Boy’s Shot Put Finals:

  • Mike Dolecki threw 34-06.75
  • James Schoch threw 34-02.00
  • Luke Binder threw 33-03.50

In the Girl’s 300 Meter Dash Finals:

  • Emily Kosker finished 33 with a time of 47.82. 
  • Bethann Putnam finished 42 with a time of 51.08,
  • Lauren Danko ran a 54.88

In the Girl’s 55 Meter Hurdle Preliminaries Emily Kosker posted a time of 10.55 and Bethann Putnam posted 11.46 in their heats.

In the Girl’s 55 Meter Dash Preliminaries:

  • Emily Kosker posted a time of 8.22 taking third in her heat. 
  • Melissa Hansen finished 8.42 taking fourth in her heat.
  • Maria Christodoulou finished 8.95 taking fifth in her heat.

Emma Drake posted a time of 2:15.31 in the Girl’s 600 Meter Dash Finals.

Nicole Bruno threw for 20-10 in the Girl’s Shot Put Finals.