Audubon’s Scott Hubbard edged West Deptford’s Jacob Cobb in a battle of two of South Jersey’s top seniors Tuesday in a batch meet.
Hubbard ran 17:08 and Cobb 17:10 over 5,000 meters at West Deptford.
Hubbard was coming off a 16:58 for second place in the Shore Coaches G race and Cobb a 16:48 for second in the D race.
Hubbard and Cobb finished nearly a minute ahead of the rest of the field, but Audubon packed three runners between 18:03 and 18:06, with seniors Clifford Gilmore and Tyler Wells and junior Joseph Gaspari taking third, fourth and fifth.
Team scoring wasn’t kept, but Audubon went 1-3-4-5-8 for 21 points in hypothetical team scoring.
Also in the top 10 were West Deptford senior Daniel Abdmessih [6th in 18:21], Collingswood sophomore Elijah Forrest [7th in 18:32], Paulsboro junior Derrik Horton [9th in 18:41] and West Deptford sophomore Raymond Senatore [10th in 18:54].