Hopatcong Track Star Heads to Group I Championships
Courtney Macaluso will compete in two events Feb. 16.
Hopatcong High School senior Courtney Macaluso doesn’t want her winter track season to end just yet. Thanks to her stellar performance at the North I, Group I Sectional Championships, it won’t.
Macaluso qualified for the Group I Championships by placing fourth in the 400 meter dash, notching a season best 1:03.53. Macaluso also qualified in the 55 meter dash and grabbed a second-place silver medal in the event with a time of 7.74 seconds.
The championships will be held Saturday, Feb. 16 at 9 a.m. at the Bennett Complex in Toms River.
Hopatong High School Junior Jade Webster also represented at the Sectional Championships, establishing personal bests in the shot put (26’11.25; 10th place) and 55 meter dash (8.37 seconds).
Up-and-coming Hopatcong youth Polar Bear runner, 8-year-old Ethan Barny competed at Park Slope in the 9-10 year old division recently as well. He set a personal best in the 800 meter with a time of 3:16.38 and then capped it off with another personal best in the 200 meter dash, clocking in at 38.72 seconds.
Information provided by Carolyn Macaluso.