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37th New Jersey State Meet of Champs

Holmdel Park, Holmdel NJ

November 22, 2008
on site with John Nepolitan, Jim Lambert, Rich Bevensee and Mike Hickey

Thompson, Voorhees repeat & West Windsor Plainsboro North, Udland take titles
New team average record (16:14) for WWPN
From Lou Fraulo Racing Systems - Boys - Girls
Race Distance: 5000 meters


Boys Finish and Awards - Girls Finish and Awards by John Nepolitan
Boys Mid Race - Girls Mid Race by Mike Hickey


Boys Individual - Udland (15:40) outduels Rosa (15:47) over final half mile to capture crown. Tyler Udland was staring at a 20-meter deficit. He knew that if he didn’t make a move, his chance at victory could slip away .... read more

Boys Team - NE#1 West Windsor Plainsboro North beats NE#2 Don Bosco Prep - West Windsor-Plainsboro North knew it had to come up with a monumental effort to dethrone defending champion Don Bosco Prep. It did even better than that, producing a performance for the ages... read more

Girls Individual - Thompson repeats as Champion - The course record is safe for another year, but Lanie Thompson proved that no runner in New Jersey is safe from her....  read more

Girls Team - Voorhees makes it 2 in a row - The screams told the story.  As soon as the results were printed, coach Justina Cassvell ran toward her team with the news and the Voorhees camp erupted in pandemonium...read more

Team Champs:
  • Team boys ; West Windsor Plainsboro North 41 over Don Bosco 59
  • Team girls    Voorhees 138 over Ridge 139  
Boys Highlights
  • Tyler Udland (Millburn) pulls awqay from Joe Rosa (West Windsor Plainsboro North) to claim individula crown.  West Windsor Plainsboro North runs new team ave - 16:14
Girls Highlights
  • Lanie Thompson (Voorhees) repeats as champ running 17:47 (equal to the #4 time in course history) over Chelsea Ley(Kingsway)
  • Voorhees also repeats as champions with a 1 point win over Ridge 138 - 139
Boys: 15:15.2, Craig Forys, Colts Neck, 2006

Girls: 17:35.5, Janet Smith, J.P. Stevens, 1983

Pre SMOC team rankings
Boys - Girls

SMOC History

All time Holmdel lists
(team and individual)

Previous Years Coverage
2007 - 2006 2005
Coverage Log
  • Wide open team battle - Any one of a number of teams have a chance at the girls team title
  • Showdown in the bowl - Thompson and Ley set to pick things up where they left off last week
  • Is the Holmdel course record in danger? Rich Bevensee talks to Holmdel course record holder Janet Smith about her career and the possibility of her record being taken off the books.
  • Clash of the Titans! Jim Lambert takes a look at the clash between West Windsor Plainsboro North and Don Bosco Prep
  • Favored runner in a loaded fieldTyler Udland heads the boys field where four runners have run under 15:45
  • In search of the elusive titleDoug Smith has been among the states elite since he entered high school, but he has yet to win a MOC title
  • The ClosersJohnson and Andrews never out of the race with thier big kicks.
  • So who is it going to be?  Jim Lambert makes his boys predictions

Starting Times:

10:00 A.M. - Boys Championship Race
10:45 A.M. - Girls Championship Race
11:30 A.M.- Awards Ceremony (Starting with Girls)

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