Sectional champ in the indoor 800 and 1600 and second in the group 1600. This would be the time that results from county meets would be filling out the leaderboards, and the start of championship season would be turning the track and field world upside down. The state’s best track and field athletes will take their talents across the border to New York this weekend to compete for the biggest titles of the indoor season. Liam Murphy of Allentown leads the field in the boys 1600 meter run during the Boys and girls indoor track Meet of Champions at Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex.George McNish | For NJ Advance Media. Jelmert won the MOC in pole vault in the winter and last spring. Union Catholic continues to hold the title, especially after last year’s team put together a season for the ages. With the spring season canceled because of coronavirus precautions, there is only a question of what might have been in terms of records, championships and memories from what has been a stellar spring weather-wise. Columbia’s Joetta Clark, a future four-time Olympian and an icon in the sport. He jumped at least 16-6 three times this winter and would have been gunning for the state record this spring. All rights reserved (About Us). June 1, 2019. Our journalism needs your support now. Great local journalism like's high school sports coverage requires new types of support moving forward. Community Rules apply to all content you upload or otherwise submit to this site. He was fourth in the MOC as a junior. He won Meet of Champions title in cross country and the indoor 3,200 and was vying to win the 3,200 in the spring. He is coming off an indoor season where he won the group title in the 1600 with a PR of 4:22.27 and a cross country season where he took third at the MOC. Community Rules apply to all content you upload or otherwise submit to this site. Please consider supporting with a voluntary subscription. The win was a signature moment for Gonzalez, who followed up that victory with a first-place finish at the Meet of Champions in cross-country. Paterson Kennedy's Jamier Wright-Collins won the Group 4 High Jump with a height of 6-08.00 at the Indoor Track Group Championship State Meet in Toms River. Caroline Dannenbaum of Pingry finished 5th in the girls pole vault with a jump of 3.75m (12-3.5) during Day 1 of the Penn Relays on Thursday, April 26, 2019. Notre Dame’s Haley Horvath cleared 13-5 1/4 at the Meet of Champions in 2018 to set the state record. North Hunterdon senior Chloe Gonzalez took the winter off from racing, hoping for one final remarkable spring season. He was a sectional champ this past indoor season and is a St. Peter’s commit. The material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with the prior written permission of New Jersey On-Line LLC. Gov. Honoring athletes based on anything except strict statistical metrics is always going to be subjective, and we know our selections will thrill some people and disappoint others. |, Garrett Rasko-Martinis | The Jersey Journal Wright-Collins was named Field Athlete of the Year for the winter season after he jumped 6-10 to win the indoor Meet of Champions title. Bradley Jelmert of Watchung Hills wins the boys pole vault during NJSIAA Track and Field Meet of Champions at Northern Burlington High in Columbus, NJ on 6/8/19. Registration on or use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement, Privacy Policy and Cookie Statement, and Your California Privacy Rights (each updated 1/1/20).