continued Christensen, McCarthy, LeClair and Rowell finished in 8:17.67 in the 4x800 relay, just behind F-M (8:16.54) at the line as C-NS was fifth in 9:00.47. It was the same in the 4x200, where Gonzalez, Mayfield, James Williams and Arfasa Haley posted 1:38.54, but F-M won in 1:36.53, with the Northstars’ quartet of Hilt, Daquan Mathis, Nick Golembieski and Allen Garnes fourth in 1:39.42.
C-NS’s Morgan Austen won the 55-meter hurdles in 7.88 seconds, with Girardi second in 7.88 seconds. Austen and Girardi joined Hilt and Evan Russell as the Northstars, in 3:35.07, prevailed in the 4x400 relay, where Liverpool’s quartet of Gonzalez, Collin Gwilt, James Williams and Arfasa Haley was third in 3:39.93.
In the shot put, Joe Castaldo won for C-NS, heaving it 51’11” to beat Liverpool’s Geoffrey Bell, who was second with 50’3 ¾” as Golembieski got fourth place with 38’1 ¾”. Connor Osborne cleared 11 feet for second place in the pole vault, with Tate LaPorte fourth and Liverpool’s David Lewis in fifth place, though both cleared 10 feet.
Austen also was third in the long jump (19’10 ½”) behind Lawes and Vanmarter. Colin Greenseich had a sixth-place time of 10:15.67 in the 3,200, while Brian Bausinger and Andrew Bearkland were seventh and eighth, respectively, in the mile.