Shawnee graduate Jack Ennis placed 4th out of nearly 100 runners Saturday, leading six South Jersey runners among the top 16 finishers at the Moravian Invitational in Bethlehem, Pa.
Ennis, a junior at The College of New Jersey, ran 19:20 over 6,000 meters, finishing just 17 seconds behind overall winner Shane Houghton of Moravian, who ran 19:03.
Here’s a look at the rest of the large South Jersey contingent among the lead group at Moravian:
Aidan Groff: A St. Joe’s freshman from Washington Township, Groff ran 19:31 for 8th place. He was St. Joe’s No. 2 runner.
Chase Miller: A freshman at TCNJ from Cherokee, Miller placed 10th in 19:38 and was TCNJ’s fourth finisher.
Liam Duffy: A Moravian freshman from Haddon Township, Duffy finished a second behind Miller in 19:39. He was the No. 2 runner from the host Greyhounds.
Pat Mulligan: Another former Haddon Township runner, Mulligan is a junior at TCNJ. He ran 19:52 for 14th place.
Noah Deckert: Deckert, a St. Joe’s sophomore from Delsea, placed 16th overall in 19:54.
The College of New Jersey packed its five scorers in 31 seconds and won the team title, 34-64, over Moravian, which edged St. Joe’s 64-66 for second place.