The St. Peter’s Prep track and field team showcased grit and heart as it finished third with 38 points, the most in team history, at Saturday’s NJSIAA Non-Public A Championships at the Bennett Center in Toms River.

R.J Oben Jr. led the way by becoming Prep’s first ever shot put state champion with a 56-01.25 throw while the Marauders received contribution from eight athletes and the 4x400m relay.

Senior RJ Oben Jr/Photo By Mark Wyville

Adonis McGee (HJ) and Edwin Klanke (1600) took home second place finishes while Gus Nations IV (400) and Richie Luzzi-Liggins (55) placed fifth in their events. Paul Ames (800), Liam Christman (3200) and Luqman Gbadamassi (400) each finished sixth while the 4x400m squad of Luzzi-Liggins, Nations IV, Joseph Morrone and Gbadamassi finished third with a time of 3:26.91.

Prep will be back in action at the Eastern State Championships held at the New Balance Track and Field Center in New York. Meet will begin at 4:30 P.M.

Non-Public A Full Results

Related posts