Standout Union sophomore track and field performer Haisha Bisiolu excelled in another Meet of Champions event Wednesday at Frank Jost Field in South Plainfield.
The Union County indoor track athlete of the year as chosen by The Star-Ledger, Bisolu placed second in one girls’ event and third in another.
Bisiolu was second in the 100-meter dash in 12.12 seconds, with Columbia junior Oliva Baker first in 12.05. Bisiolu was also third in the 200-meter dash in 26.64, with Baker first in 23.95 and Bria Saunders of Parsippany second in 24.51.
Union’s Jennifer Edobi placed in the 400-meter dash, finishing fourth in 55.30. Baker also won that event, one of four that she won on the day, in a time of 53.84.
Cranford had two place in the triple jump, with Bryanna Grant third at 38 feet, 8 and a half inches and Regine Hunter fourth at 38-6 1/2.
In the boys’ competition two from Union Catholic and one from New Providence placed.
Christoffe Scott of Union Catholic was fourth in the 110-meter hurdles in 14.51, while teammate Taylor McLaughlin was second in in the 400-meter hurdles in 52.48.
Michael Closs of New Providence was second in the pole vault at an even 15 feet.
Union Catholic, behind Kenny Evely, McLaughlin, Zach Ghizzone and Jordan Jimerson, captured the 1,600-meter relay event in 3:16.07. Rahway was third in 3:19.11 and Roselle sixth in 3:21.22.
– JR PARACHINI