Several West Windsor-Plainsboro runners did well at the Group 4 Track and Field Championship on May 30 and 31. The South girls’ team placed sixth overall with 26 points. Its 4x800 meter relay team, composed of Deirdre Casey, Edyln Gulama, Christina Rancan, and Haley Rich, placed second in 9:06.47. Rancan and Casey also did well in the 1600 meter run, placing second (4:52.7) and sixth (4:56.84), respectively. Additionally, Kathryn Schoenauer placed second in the long jump with a jump of 18 feet, 3.75 inches and sixth in the 100 meter hurdles in a time of 14.88 seconds.
The North girls’ team owes its 10th-place finish to senior Patrycja Dziekonska, who scored all 18 of the Knights’ points. Dziekonska won the 100 meter hurdles in 14.43 seconds, came in third in the long jump at 17 feet, 10.25 inches, and was fifth in the 100 meter dash in 12.37 seconds.
The only boy from either team to place was South’s Nikhil Pulimood, who came in first in the 3200 meter run in 9:21.78.
At the State Meet of Champions on June 4, Dziekonska took second in the 100 meter hurdles (13.67 seconds), the South 4x800 meter relay team placed third (9:14.07), and Pulimood came in fourth in the 3200 meter run (9:12.96).