Northstars boys take two golds and set two records at Lavino Relays

Alix Oge was part of a  4×55 shuttle hurdle team that took first place and set a school record for Nottingham at the Lavino Relays in Lawrenceville Saturday. 

By Rich Fisher

Jan. 15
: It was another productive day at the office for the Nottingham High track & field teams, as the Northstars got busy with two gold medals accompanied by two school records at the Lavino Relays at the Lawrenceville School Jan. 12.

The 4×55 shuttle hurdle team of Shamali Whittle, Kernley Charles, Cory Jean-Louis and Alix Oge took first place with a school record time of 31.7. Louis Akpadago, Whittle, Judeson Mirac and Dana Ridley combined for to set a school mark of 1:31.73 in taking first in the 4×200.

The Stars claimed third in the 4×400 (3:31.83) behind Whittle, Ridley, Emilio Selesnick and Erik Patrone, while the sixth-place sprint medley squad of Akpadago, Ridley, Selesnick and Patrone clocked a 3:44.75.

On the girls side, Kayla Mulrine and Bailey Kiernan combined for a mark of 64-6-1/2 for third place in the long jump. The 4×400 team of Chadsity Molder, Isabelle Miranda, Mia Davis and Karen Isaac were sixth in the 4×400 in 4:27.57.

About The Author

Rich Fisher has been around the Hamilton Township sports scene for so long that he actually got Rich Giallella’s autograph when Giallella was still a player! Proud product of Hamilton YMCA and Lou Gehrig baseball leagues and former teammate of Jim Maher on a very average Barton & Cooney rec basketball team, Fish graduated from Nottingham Junior High and Steinert High school and has covered township sports since 1980. His goal in life is to convince Maria Prato that Jersey tomatoes are at least 100 times better than California tomatoes.