EAST ORANGE, NJ – The East Orange Campus High School boys track and field 4×100-meter relay team earned the third-place medal at the NJSIAA State Meet of Champions at Northern Burlington HS in Columbus on June 8.
Junior Ian Brown, senior Dominic Dazzell, freshman Geraldo Gibson and sophomore Al-Shadee Salaam clocked 41.99 for a season best.
The other EOCHS competitors had good efforts.
Malcolm Barnes , a senior, placed 27th in the 110-meter hurdles preliminaries in 15.21.
Kwamivi Amedeya, a junior, took 22nd place in the 400-meter hurdles finals in 56.97.
Sebaseton Allen, a junior, took 20th place in the boys triple jump at 43-feet inches.
The Jaguars, under head coach Lance Wigfall, also qualified several athletes for the Nationals to be held at North Carolina A&T in Greensboro later this month. On the boys’ side, the EOCHS qualifiers are the 4×100 relay, 4×200 relay, 4×400, 800-meter sprint medley relay, shuttle hurdles, the Swedish medley relay, two triple jumpers and one freshman 200. On the girls’ side, the EOCHS qualifiers are the Emerging Elite 800-meter relay and the freshman hurdles.