Versatile senior Jaden Johnson won the high jump and triple jump and placed fourth in the long jump and javelin Saturday to lead Timber Creek to the Camden County Large-School Championship at Haddon Township.
Johnson cleared 6-2 in the high jump, leaped 45-9 ½ in the triple jump, hit 20-2 ½ in the long jump and threw 139-5 in the javelin.
Timber Creek outscored 2nd-place Sterling 114 1/3 to 84, with Pennsauken third with 68 points competing without Bryce Tucker, who is healthy but was resting.
Senior Chace Pearson won the long jump with a 21-2 ½ and ran 16.12 for second in the 110-meter hurdles, and junior Zyheem Coleman Frazier won the 100 in 11.14 and placed 3rd in the 200 in 23.58.
Johnson, Pearson and Coleman Frazier combined to score 66 of Timber Creek’s 114 1/3 points.
Senior Austin Brown, Coleman Frazier, sophomore Bobby Wakefield and sophomore Nasir Ali ran 3:27.98 to win the 1,600-meter relay
Brown also ran 50.04 for 2nd in the 400 and 23.71 for 5th in the 200, and Ali finished just behind Brown in the 400, taking 3rd in 50.66.
Wakefield took 3rd in the 800 in 2:00.87, and senior Cole Mylan clocked 9:48.42 for 4th in the 3,200.
Junior Darien Cade threw 44-7 ¼ for second place in the shot put and 144-2 for second in the javelin, finishing behind only Sterling senior Rob Carter in both throws.
Carter won the javelin with a 149-2 and the shot at 44-10 and was second in the discus with a 126-0 throw.
With Tucker taking the weekend off to prepare for sectionals and states, junior Premier Wynn took center stage for Pennsauken and tripled the 200, 400 and intermediates. He ran 23.24 in the 200, 48.96 and 54.74 in the intermediates. Only four underclassmen in the state have run sub-55 in the intermediates, and two of them run for Pennsauken.
Other winners: Cherry Hill sophomore East Ari Greenberg ran 1:59.17 to win the 800, Haddonfield junior George Andrus ran a solo 4:17.88 in the 1,600, Haddonfield’s George Andrus won the 3,200 in 4:17.88, senior Seth Clevenger ran an all-time South Jersey No. 10 9:03.65 to win the 3,200 [https://sjtrackblog.com/2022/05/14/seth-clevenger-moves-into-s-j-all-time-top-10-with-blazing-3200-at-camden-county-meet/], Eastern senior A.J. Brooks ran 15.25 and was first in the 110 highs, Cherry Hill East senior Noah Kriesman with 14-0 in the pole vault and Haddonfield junior Christopher Clax with a 132-4 in the javelin.