The Haddonfield boys packed its five scorers within 30 seconds and raced to a commanding win Saturday in the Varsity A race at the Regis Invitational over 4,000 meters at hallowed Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx.
Senior Greg Eisenhower led the way for the Bulldogs, placing third in 13:01, with junior Martin Riddell fifth in 13:08 and then senior Derek Gess, junior Stephen Kasko and senior Griffin Weiner taking seventh through ninth in 13:28, 13:29 and 13:31.
Haddonfield beat second-place Archbishop Molloy 32-80, and 31 is a very low score in an invitational with 14 schools. This is some exceptional running by Haddonfield, ranked No. 2 in New Jersey.
Haddonfield added four more runners in the top 16, giving the Bulldogs nine of the first 16 finishers.
The Bulldogs had nine runners across the line before anybody else’s third runner finished!!!
Junior Grayson Fasolo [11th in 13:32], senior Sean Campiglia [12th in 13:38], senior Ethan Spellmehyer [13th in 13:46] and junior Andrew Gostovich [16th in 13:53] gave Haddonfield a ridiculous nine runners in the span of 52 seconds on a challenging course.
Haddonfield averaged 13:20 per scorer, 40 seconds faster than Molloy.
How deep is Haddonfield?
The Bulldogs also went 1-2 in the sophomore race, with Caleb Clevenger edging John Hurly 14:21 to 14:25, and Tobias Janssen and Andrew Sullivan went 1-8 in the freshman are, with Janssen running 8:52 over the 2,500-meter course and Sullivan 9:28.
Haddonfield is ranked No. 18 in the U.S. according to MileSplit.
Full results from Vanny should be posted here soon.