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WMC Track Athletes Set For Meet of Champions

Season-ending event will be held in Old Bridge Thursday.

On Thursday, June 5, members of the spring track teams will compete in the Meet of Champions, looking to take home crowns and be named the best in their event.

Sophomore , coming off her 800-meter win in the Morris County Championships, qualified for the final tournament at sectionals as she second in the 1,600 meter runs. Cochrane also qualified for the 800-meter by finishing sixth at sectionals.

Cochrane’s teammate, senior , also qualified for the Meet of Champions by placing sixth in the 3,200 meter race at sectionals, taking 15 seconds off her personal best time.

Junior Carli Thurber also grabbed a wild card spot for the Meet of Champions’ discus event.

Sophomore  will also compete in the high jump.

On the boys side, Nick Hauser will join the ladies at the event and compete in the shot put.

The Meet of Champions will begin at 3:30 p.m. Thursday at Old Bridge High School in Matawan.

Alan Berman June 05, 2012 at 01:00 PM
Most of this info is incorrect. The athletes qualified at groups. Carli Thurber will be competing in the discus, Nick Hauser will be competing in the shot put and discus, and sophomore Kendall Ballotti also made the meet of champs in girls high jump
Jason Koestenblatt (Editor) June 05, 2012 at 01:04 PM
Alan - Our apologies for the inaccuracies, and we'll make the change. Thanks for clarifying!

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