Pleasantville’s Gabriel Moronta opens with all-time S.J. No. 6 performance in 600-meter dash at Ocean Breeze!!!!!

For the second year in a row, Pleasantville’s Gabriel Moronta has opened the season with a fast 600 at the Bishop Loughlin Games.

This year was even faster.

Last year, Moronta opened with a 1:23.83 for second place behind Charlie Serrano of Matawan at the annual Loughlin Games at Ocean Breeze. This year he won the race in 1:22.01, finishing nearly a second ahead of second-place Jason Marchese of St. Joseph by the Sea in Staten Island.

Moronta’s time is No. 6 in South Jersey history and No. 3 in both Atlantic County and Pleasantville High School history.

All-Time South Jersey 600-Meter List
1:19.6h … Rob Novak [Bordentown], 2005
1:20.71 … Keith Griffith [Florence], 2010
1:21.13 … Shannon Sherrer [Vineland], 2003
1:21.20 … Isaac Clark [Pleasantville], 2012
1:21.76 … Alan Laws [Pleasantville], 2007
1:22.01 … Gabriel Moronta [Pleasantville], 2019
1:23.34 … Marcus Phillips [Cherry Hill East], 2011
1:23.56 … Tyler Davidson [Willingboro], 2016

All-Time New Jersey 600-Meter List
1:17.9 … Shaquon Brown [JFK Paterson], 2005
1:18.90 … Clayton Parros [Seton Hall Prep], 2009
1:19.14 … Luis Peralta [Passaic], 2019
1:19.6h … Rob Novak [Bordentown], 2005
1:19.61 … Alfred Chawonza [St. Benedict’s Prep], 2019
1:20.0 … Ken Sinkovitz [Bergen Catholic], 2003
1:20.04 … Elijah Brown [Union Catholic], 2019
1:20.10 … Michael Thurston [Ridgewood], 2016
1:20.1 … Marcel VanEeden [Mendham], 2005
1:20.32 … Ernesto Perez [West Side], 1990
1:20.47 … Najee Glass [St. Peter’s Prep], 2012
1:20.50 … Christian Kildal-Brandt [Mendham], 2014
1:20.53 … Lewis Ngwenya [St. Benedict’s Prep], 2018
1:20.56 … Greg Stickle [Randolph], 2015
1:20.7 … Andrew Giannotti [Westwood], 1998
1:20.71 … Keith Griffith [Florence], 2010
1:20.73 … Ian McNally [Morris Hills], 2016
1:20.84 … Bryan Scotland [St. Benedict’s], 2005
1:21.00 … Jack Kerin [Indian Hills], 2016
1:21.13 … Shannon Sherrer [Vineland], 2003
1:21.3 … Joe Velazquez [Paramus], 1999
1:21.20 … Isaac Clark [Pleasantville], 2012
1:21.38 … Patrick Blackie [Seton Hall Prep], 2007
1:21.4 … Josh Kauke [Ridgewood], 2000
1:21.5 … Mike Pachella [Walkill Valley], 2005
1:20.60 … Kyle Davidson [Old Tappan], 2012
1:21.7 … Sharif Webb [Don Bosco], 2007
1:21.70 … Kishaun Richardson [East Orange], 2018
1:21.76 … Alan Laws [Pleasantville], 2007
1:21.90 … Jason Apwah [Roxbury], 2007
1:21.90 … Ben Malone [Pascack Valley], 2012
1:22.0 … Hayrol Cruz [Pasaic], 2005
1:22.01 … Gabriel Moronta [Pleasantville], 2019
1:22.02 … Trae’ Robinson [Union Catholic], 2016
1:22.10 … Calvin Knox [Indian Hills], 2012
1:22.16 … Jackson Burnett [St. Benedict’s Prep], 2019
1:22.21 … Allen Eke [Union Catholic], 2012
1:22.23 … Ryan Orr [Ridge], 2017
1:22.29 … Byron Simmons [St. Benedict’s Prep], 2017
1:22.3 … Niall Buckley [Ridgewood], 2007
1:22.33 … Charles Dasilva [Pope John XXIII], 2018

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