Irvington HS track and field teams sweep meet vs. West Side and East Side

IRVINGTON, NJ – The Irvington High School boys’ and girls’ track and field teams swept a meet with West Side and East Side on April 19 at Schools Stadium in Newark.


Irvington 108, East Side 14

Irvington 73, West Side 56


Irvington 67, West Side 40

Irvington 77, East Side 23

IHS boys’ first-place finishers:

100-meters: Dwight Henry, 10.7.

200-meters: Henry, 24 feet.

400-meters: Michael Veltz, 53.3.

1,600-meters: Desmond Marfo, 5:00.

3,200-meters: Marfo, 11:18.

Javelin: Henry, 108 feet.

Discus: Richard Norman, 63 feet-4 inches.

The boys’ team, under head coach Marvin Hawkins, improved to 5-2, while the girls’ team, under head coach Barnes Reid, improved to 4-3.