Iavarone got Montclair State off to a good start as he anchored the winning relay. Iavarone teamed with Will Hillman (Camden, NJ / Leap Academy), Albert Wright (Asbury Park, NJ / Asbury Park) and Tim Duwhite (Passaic, NJ / Passaic) to win the relay with a time of 3:33.38. Iavarone would then win the 600 meters posting a time of 1:24.16.
Duwhite would collect a first-place finish of his own as he won the 400 meters in a time of 53.58. Ricardo Thomas (Pennsauken, NJ / Pennsauken) was second in the 55 meters (6.71) and also placed third in the 200 meters (24.02) while Adenford Jean-Philippe (Irvington, NJ / Irvington) finished third in the 55 hurdles with a time of 7.99. Tim Lynch (Bayville, NJ / Monsignor Donovan) was sixth in the event posting a time of 8.48 seconds.
The Red Hawks would dominate the field events with three first-place finishes and two second-place showings. Freshman Niyi Adenugba (North Brunswick, NJ / North Brunswick) won the high jump and triple jump. Adenugba recorded a winning jump of 1.88 meters in the capturing the high jump and later leaped 44-feet, 7-inches (13.59 meters) to win the triple jump.
Terea Hargrove (Spingfield, NJ / Jonathan Dayton Regional) took second in the long jump (6.09 meters / 19’ 11.75”) while Michael Forsthoff (Bogota, NJ / Bergen Tech) took second behind Adenugba in the high jump (1.68 meters).
Mario Morrison-Bird (West Orange, NJ / West Orange) rounded out the Red Hawks’ afternoon as he took the shot put with a best throw of 14.70 meters (48’ 2.75”). John Tancer (Montville, NJ / Montville) was second at 14.40 meters (47-feet, 3-inches).
On the women’s side junior Farida Jawando (Colts Neck, NJ / Monmouth Regional) placed second in the 600 meters as she clocked in at 1:46.27. Sophomore Kristen Larson (Bloomfield, NJ / Bloomfield) led a 2-3-4 finish in the 1000 meters.
placed fourth in the 400 meters with a time of 1:02.46 and the 4x400
relay team placed third as they registered a time of 4:20.46. Sophomore
Ashley Powell (Orange, NJ / Marylawn of the Oranges) was sixth in the 55 meters running a time of 8.27.
Both teams are back in action on Sunday, December 13 as they head to South Orange, NJ to compete in the Seton Hall Open.