UPDATED: Irvington HS boys track and field team wins Jimmy Smalls meet title at Hillside

Photo courtesy of IHS boys head coach Marvin Hawkins.
Irvington HS boys and girls track and field athletes pose in front of the IHS building.

IRVINGTON, NJ – The Irvington High School boys track and field team won the Jimmy Smalls Invitational held at Phil Rizzuto Stadium in Hillside April 13.

IHS first place finishers

800-meter sprint medley relay: Peterson Francois, Emmanuel Abarah, Dwight Henry, Jared Manifold, 1:37.1.

4×100 relay: Francois, Manifold, Matthias Litus, Henry, 44.0.

4×200 relay: Manifold, Litus, Abarah, Henry, 1:32.2.

Distance medley: Adrian Kpodo, Daniel Gonzalez, Wilfrantz Therzy, Desmond Marfo, 12:35.

Other place finishers

Long jump: Fourth place, Teon Dundas and Litus.

Discus: Second place, Tyrice Evans and Dundas.

4×800: Marfo, Cordell Litus, Therzy, Kpodo, 8:49.

The Blue Knights also won a dual meet April 16 at IHS. The boys defeated STEM Civics Center, 88-18. The girls defeated St. Mary’s Assumption, 99-1, and STEM Civics Center, 87-15.

At the Bulldog Relays April 20 at Shabazz Stadium, the boys team finished third overall.

Event finishes:

Shuttle hurdles, first place
800m Sprint Medley, second place
1600m Sprint Medley, second place
Triple Jump, third place
Swedish Relay, second place

At a dual meet April 22, the boys team defeated West Side, 98-16, and East Side, 105-7, to remain undefeated at 8-0, while the girls defeated West Side, 93-18, and East Side, 107-3, to improve to 7-2.

 

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