NJ shines at the 2022 Penn Relays!

The Garden State’s top athletes took centerstage at the 126th Penn Relays, one of the most prestigious international track and field events on the calendar. Union Catholic’s boys Distance Medley Relay team brought home the first Championship of America title in program history to highlight a stellar weekend for New Jersey’s best at the University of Pennsylvania:

JSZ’s James Mooney has the story from Philadelphia:

NJ Championship of America Winners

Faith Bethea, Snyder (Girls Triple Jump)

Greg Foster, Lawrenceville (Boys Long Jump)

Angelina Perez, Lakeland (Girls 3,000M)

Niki Woods, Demarest (Girls Javelin)

NJ Championship of America Medalists

Benjamin Shue, Bergen Catholic – 3rd place & Top American (Boys Discus)

Tyler Zawatski, Freehold Twp. – 5th place (Boys Javelin)

Jaden Johnson, Timber Creek – 5th place (Boys Triple Jump)

Joe Licata, Gill St. Bernard’s – 3rd place & Top American (Boys Shot Put)

Damarion Potts, South Brunswick – 2nd place & Top American (Boys High Jump)

Jefferey Cianfrocca, Delbarton – 4th place (Boys High Jump)

Brian O’Sullivan, Hillsborough – 4th place (Boys Pole Vault)

Kevin O’Sullivan, Hillsborough – (tied) 5th place (Boys Pole Vault)

Connor Munson, Westwood – (tied) 5th place (Boys Pole Vault)

Union Catholic – 3rd place (Girls 4×800 Relay)

Cherokee – 4th place (Girls 4×800 Relay)

Amiri Whittle, Hackensack – 5th place (Boys 3,000M)

Casey Sullivan, Demarest – 3rd place (Girls Shot Put)

Celine-Jada Brown, Plainfield – 4th place (Girls Long Jump)

Alanna Woolfolk, Clayton – (tied) 4th place (Girls High Jump)

Samantha Strydesky, Howell – (tied) 4th place (Girls High Jump)

Lauren Cashman, Montgomery – 3rd place (Girls Pole Vault)

Metuchen – 2nd place (Girls Distance Medley Relay)

Colts Neck – 4th place (Girls Distance Medley Relay)

Coverage of the 2022 Penn Relays is made possible by RWJ Barnabas Health.