UPDATED: Irvington HS boys indoor track and field team excels at State Group 3 Relays

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Irvington High School boys indoor track and field team enjoyed stellar efforts at the Group 3 State Relays at the Bennett Complex in Toms River on Jan. 21.

The Blue Knights finished seventh overall in the team standings.

In the shuttle hurdles, Matthias Litus, Jared Manifold, Jaheim Best and Dwight Henry took third place in 31.9. In the 4×200-meter relay, Manifold, Cashieve Blaire, Litus and Henry took third place in 1:34. Litus and Henry took fifth place in the team high jump relay.

On the girls’ side, IHS took 13th in the shuttle hurdles; 16th in the high jump relay; 16th in the 4×400 relay and 20th in the 4×200.

Remaining schedule

Feb. 7, Ed Grant Last Chance meet, at Jersey City Armory, 4 pm.

Feb. 14, State Sectional Championships, at Bennett Athletic Complex, Toms River, 4 pm.

Feb. 17, SJTCA Meet, at Ocean Breeze Complex, Staten Island, N.Y., 4 p.m.

Feb. 19, Essex County Individual Championships, at Ocean Breeze Complex, 4 p.m.

Feb. 28, Group 3 State Championships, at Bennett Complex, 4 p.m.

March 8, State Meet of Champions, at Ocean Breeze, 10 a.m.

March 13-15, New Balance Indoor Nationals, at 168th Street Armory, New York City

Editor’s note: This article was updated to include the names of the athletes in the boys events.

 

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