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.