Bay Shore's Jennifer Halloran repeated as national champion in the 1,500-meter racewalk at the New Balance track and field championships in Greensboro, N.C., taking first in 7 minutes, 36.02 seconds.
The Kellenberg Firebirds can also call themselves national champions after their foursome of Michelle Anthony, Katie Cavanaugh, Odrine Belot and Saralle Martelly ran to a first-place finish in the shuttle hurdle relay in a meet-record time of 59.26 seconds at the New Balance track and field national championships in Greensboro, N.C.
The North Shore girl’s team earned All-American status after taking third at the national championships in the distance medley relay in a Long Island-record time of 11:30. Brianna Nerud, Elizabeth Sheerin, Emily Osman and Samantha Nadel made up the team.
Riverhead’s Melodee Riley also stood out, taking fourth in the triple jump in 39 feet, 8 ½ inches to earn All-American status.
The St. John’s the Baptist boy’s 4x800-meter relay of Brandon Camenzuli, Sean Ferguson, Seitu Solomon and Hunter Burrell took sixth at the national championships in a CHSAA state-record time of 7:37.93.
St. Anthony's Thomas Diliberto also became an All-American after taking third in the 2,000-meter steeplechase in 6:04.76.