Viking Boys Run Strong at Stanner Games
Elijah Brown blasted a sizzling victory in the 600-meter run to lead the charge for Union Catholic at Saturday’s Molloy Stanner Games at the 168th Street Armory in New York.
In a matchup between two of the state’s best in the 600, the George Mason-bound Brown, who won the 800 at the Meet of Champions last winter, moved to NJ#2 and US#4 with a winning time of 1:21.11. Junior Domenick Wallace of Morris Hills, competing in his first indoor season, was second to Brown in 1:22.63. Wallace has run a US#5 1:21.80 this season. Pleasantville senior Gabriel Moronta is the NJ leader and US#3 with a 1:20.90.
In other highlights for the Vikings, Myles Plummer finished fourth in the mile in 4:22.39, the third fastest time in the nation among sophomore. In the 300 trials, senior Tyhir Jones ran 35.65, and junior Connor Cooper ran a personal best of 36.68.