Melissa David anchors three gold medals teams for Columbia, which rolled to sixth straight title. David ran 5:28.8 on the DM, 2:29.7 on SM and 2:32.7 on the 4x800. Columbia outscored West Orange and Irvington, 58-23.
Terry Anderson clears meet best 6-4 on winning high jump team to clinch the first boys title for Columbia since 2000, 54-46 over runner-up West Orange. Anderson also ran on the runner-up shuttle hurdles and anchored the fourth place SM.
Irvington blazes to NJ #2 30.68 win in shuttle hurdles (NJ M of C hurdle winner Josh Evans anchors in 7.0), and wins in the SM (3:39.86) and 4x400 (3:31.00).
Clayton Parros of Seton Hall Prep, US #2 in the 400, split 49.5 on 400 leg of the SM in his first race since injuring his right hamstring on Feb. 18.
TEAMS: 1-Columbia 54. 2-West Orange 46. 3-Irvington 44. 4-Seton Hall Prep 33. 5-St. Benedict’s Prep 23. 6-Livingston 14. 7-Montclair 10. 8-East Orange 8. 9-Belleville and West Side 4. 11-Caldwell and Weequahic 3. 13-Science 2.
800-METER RELAY: 1-Columbia (Stephen Wiggins, McNisky Jeantus, Eric Bennett and Kharique Bell) 1:33.70. 2-St. Benedict’s Prep 1:34.19. 3-Irvington 1:35.77. 4-Seton Hall Prep 1:37.36. 5-East Orange 1:37.50. 6-Belleville 1:38.17.
1,600-METER RELAY: 1-Irvington (Wilverson Baptiste, Ibn Morton, Jeff Austin and George Hamilton) 3:31.00. 2-Columbia 3:31.38. 3-St. Benedict’s Prep 3:31.38. 4-West Side 3:37.30. 5-Seton Hall Prep 3:39.93. 6-Belleville 3:40.30.
3,200-METER RELAY: 1-Columbia (Alexander Coleman, Sam Spangler, Steven Nelson, and Dana James Roberts) 8:25.68. 2-West Orange 8:25.73. 3-Seton Hall Prep 8:28.38. 4-Irvington 8:32.89. 5-Montclair 8:36.55. 6-Science 8:43.05.
SPRINT MEDLEY RELAY: 1-Irvington (Rashon Evans, Ibn Morton, Wilverson Baptiste, and George Hamilton ) 3:39.86. 2-Seton Hall Prep 3:42.19. 3-West Orange 3:45.10. 4-Columbia 3:47.32. 5-East Orange 3:47.52. 6-Weequahic 3:48.39.