In first HS race, Willingboro’s Malachi James leads all qualifiers in freshman 60 at adidas Nationals!

In his first high school race, Willingboro freshman Malachi James ran 7.16 to lead all qualifiers in the freshman 60-meter dash Saturday morning at the adidas National Championships in Virginia Beach.

James ran the No. 4 time in Burlington County history. He raced within 15-100ths of a second of Michael Bolling’s Willingboro school record. The Burlington County record is 7.00, set in 2008 by Bordentown’s Daequan Prince.

James advanced to the final at 2:10 p.m.

Here’s a look at the all-time South Jersey 60-meter dash list. 

<b>ALL-TIME SOUTH JERSEY BOYS 60-METER DASH</b>
6.70 … Damiere Byrd [Timber Creek], 2011
6.83 … Jamar Ervin [Camden], 2001
6.87 … Chris Church [Millville], 2007
6.93 … A.J. Bunton [West Deptford], 2007
7.00 … Daequan Prince [Bordentown], 2008
7.01 … Michael Bolling [Willingboro], 1999
7.02 … Rob McGriff [Camden], 2006
7.03 … Gary Gordon [Willingboro], 1995
7.03 … Albert Newkirk [Camden], 1996
7.04 … Thomas Hampton [Clayton], 2018
7.06 … Sherron Bullock [Camden], 2004
7.06 … Fabian Santiago [Oakcrest], 2012
7.08 … Curtis Fitzpatrick [Egg Harbor Twp.], 2013
7.11 … Kashif Miller [Haddon Heights], 2014
7.13 … Cameron Dobbins [Williamstown], 2015
7.15 … Reggie Morton [Oakcrest], 2012
7.16 … Malachi James [Willingboro], 2021
7.19 … Sterling Pierce [Rancocas Valley], 2015

 

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