Absolute monster 100 for Lauren Princz Thursday at the Atlantic County Championships at Buena! 

Princz ran 11.76, lowering her PR from the 11.81 that she ran in June of 2018 when she won the New Balance Nationals freshman race at Belk Stadium in Greensboro, N.C.  

Princz’s time is No. 1 in New Jersey this year by more than a tenth of a second,  No. 9 in South Jersey history and breaks her own Atlantic County record.

Here’s the updated all-time South Jersey top-10. 

11.42 … Michele Glover [Willingboro], 1981
11.49 … English Gardner [Eastern], 2008
11.57 … Patti Dunlap [Camden], 1979
11.58 … Bria Mack [Williamstown], 2017
11.61 … Amandi Rhett [Moorestown], 2000
11.63 … Dennisha Page [Woodrow Wilson], 2019
11.71 … Shakira Dancy [Winslow Twp.], 2017
11.73 … Torie Robinson [Winslow Twp.], 2014
11.76 … Lauren Princz [Egg Harbor Twp.],. 2021
11.77 … Aisha Morgan [Schalick], 1998

Click here for the all-time South Jersey top-50.

Princz also won the 200 in 24.62, her fastest this year. She’s run as fast as 23.90 when she won the 2018 Meet of Champions at Northern Burlington in Mansfield Township.

Princz won both races unpressed, taking first in the 100 by nearly a second and in the 200 by 1 1/2 seconds.

Princz also contributed a 60.2 leg on Egg Harbor Township’s winning 1,600-meter relay team, which ran 4:06.71 and also included junior Alexa Ali, senior Julia Albeirco and senior Anne Rutledge, who ran a PR 57.63 for second in the 400. 

EHT also won the 400-meter relay, with sophomore Jayda Green, Rutledge and senior Mariah Stephens joining Princz. That team ran 49.58.

Despite Princz’s quad win, Mainland Regional won the girls team title, 162-125, over EHT.

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