Track & Field officially concludes as The Prep represents well at the Meet of Champions.
Three SHP seniors posted career highs at the Meet of Champs this past Saturday.
Senior Kevin Harvey ran great race in 3200 and came in 9:28 which was 9th in the state. Tim Polizzi finished in top 20 of state in all three throws. His discus throw of 151.7 feet placed him 12TH. Tim also tied his PR in shot with a 50 foot throw. The javelin is where Tim hit career best with a 154.5 foot throw. Senior Edwin Mensah Boateng finished his career with his best leap clearing 5 ’10” in High Jump.
Senior Ed Kelly ran a 50.29 in 400-meter run for 17th in state. Sophomore Nick Devita hit PR in 800 m run with a time of 1:59.67.
Two Prep sophomores ran well in hurdles were Ryan Matulonis 15.89/58.54 in High and Intermediate Hurdles and Michael Thompson ran 1:02.78.
Sophomore Sprinter Xavier Donaldson ran well in 100m(11.2) and relays. Reece Watkins jumped 39 in TJ and 5”10” in high jump but withdrew with leg injury.
SHP had 2 relay teams compete:
4x100 members: Sophomore Asad Hall, Senior Ed Kelly, Sophomore Xavier Donaldson and Junior Jalil Bowen
4x400 members: Sophomore Russell Webb, Sophomore Nick Devita, Junior Sean Bragdon and Senior Eddie Kelly
The team had a great season, winning SEC dual meet title, SEC American Championship, Essex County Relay title, Essex County Championship. We will lose great seniors to graduation but have a talented group returning to keep the tradition and program strong.