Paul VI junior Aliya Rae Garozzo blazes to huge PR, wins 2nd straight state 400IH championship!!!!!

What a race for Aliya Rae Garozzo!

The Paul VI junior broke 61 seconds for the first time in the 400-meter hurdles and won her second straight state Parochial A title in a very close finish with Mariah Fede of Paramus Catholic.

Garozzo ran 1:00.95, edging Fede, who ran 1:01.02.

Garozzo’s previous PR was a 1:01.41 when she was third in the Meet of Champions last spring. Her fastest this year was a 1:02.15.

Her time is 13th-fastest in South Jersey history and fastest in five years, since Courtney Smith of Penns Grove ran 1:00.79 in 2014.

Here’s a look at the all-time S.J. top 20!

56.83 … Krystal Cantey [Winslow Twp.], 2005
59.03 … Tonya Lee [Rancocas Valley], 1988
59.56 … Torie Robinson (Winslow Twp.], 2013
59.66 … Mandie Dulin [Shawnee], 1997
1:00.1h … Danielle Myricks [Willingboro], 2001
1:00.26 … Helena Leyrer [Buena], 2012
1:00.47 … Shaquanda Meylor [Wilson], 2006
1:00.48 … Ste’yce McNeil [Winslow Twp.], 2012
1:00.55 … Katrina Sye [Buena], 1997
1:00.58 … Andrea Olsen [Buena], 2013
1:00.69 … Kristina Keegan [Haddonfield], 2003
1:00.73 … Pam Richardson [Edgewood]., 2001
1:00.79 … Courtney Smith [Penns Grove], 2014
1:00.95 … Aliya Rae Garozzo [Paul VI], 2019
1:00.8h … Brittany Caserta [Highland], 2003
1:00.9h … Medea Ashton [Washington Twp.], 1980
1:01.0h … Eusheka Bartley [Highland], 1992
1:01.04 … Tynisha Revels [Camden], 1999
1:01.1h … Zonya Cross [Edgewood], 1983
1:01.14 … Brooke Kott [Millville], 2009
1:01.14 … Okechi Ogbuokiri [Willingboro], 1995

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