Sprint medley teams lead Glen Ride HS track and field teams at Essex County Relay meet

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GLEN RIDGE – The Glen Ridge High School boys’ and girls’ track and field teams competed at the Essex County Relay Championships on Friday, May 6, at Livingston.

Both sprint medley teams scored the lone points for the Ridgers.

The girls’ sprint medley team of sophomore Lindsay Jaiyesimi, junior Gigi Goodwin, junior Olivia Schwern, and sophomore Elizabeth Hauschild took fourth place in 4:29.97.

The boys’ sprint medley team of seniors Owen Tuck, Teandre Russell-Rose, Connor Lewis, and Justin Dignan placed sixth in 3:46.92.

Photo captions (photos by Chris Troyano):

  1.  Cameron Dignan runs his 1,600 leg during the 4×1,600-meter relay. His teammates were Pelle Nogueira, Jack Gruhin and Justin Dignan. The Ridgers placed seventh. 
  2. Incoming runner Ryan Henry gets ready to hand the baton to anchor Judah Raab in the 4×100 relay.
  3. Daryush Dehnavi runs his leg in the 4 x 400 relay. Anchor was Noriaki To.
  4.  Junior Victoire Omou winds up to release the discus during a two-person field event relay. Omou threw the discus 78 feet, 9 inches for 12th overall. With her teammate Natalie Salloum, they combined for a 127-5 total to place 13th of 16 schools.