Nottingham boys rock it at CVC Relays with three first-place finishes

Nottingham’s Alix Oge. Photo from Twitter.

By Rich Fisher

Jan. 4: A strong start for the Nottingham High track & field teams continued on Jan. 2 at the Colonial Valley Conference Relays, as the Northstars took three first-place finishes and set a school record in the process.

For the boys, the 55 shuttle hurdle team won in a school record time of 31.15 behind Alix Oge, Shamali Whittle, Cory Louis Jean and Kernley Charles.

First-place finishes also came from the 4×200 team of Louis Akpadago, Judeson Mirac, Emilio Selesnick and Dana Ridley (1:32.36) and the 4×400 squad of Charles, Whittle, Ridley and Selesnick.

The sprint medley quartet of Akpadago, Ridley, Selesnick and Eric Patrone claimed second in 3:46.21. In the shot put, which was an individual event, Geordany Alexis was fourth in 42-9-1/2.

On the girls side, the 4×200 team of  Chadsity Molder, Isabelle Miranda, Mia Davis and Karen Isaac were sixth in 1:57.28. The same four finished sixth in the 4×400 in 4:43.8.

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.