The South Brunswick High School track program continued to rule the Greater Middlesex Conference by sweeping the GMC Relays for the second year in a row.
The Viking boys won their second GMC relays team title in a row, while the girls team further cemented their dynasty with their seventh straight GMC title in the event, held on Jan. 4. The boys team scored 72 points in a dominating overall performance easily topping second place Old Bridge, who scored 45 points.
The girls team scored 56 points in a close battle over Old Bridge, who scored 48 points while coming up short to the Vikings again. The SBHS boys and girls teams placed a competitor in the top four in all 16 varsity events.
The girls 4x400 meter relay team of Aspen McMillan, Rochelle McDonald, Julia Lekht and Desirae Osley won that event with a time of 4:09.67. The girls 4x51.5 meter shuttle hurdle team of Lekht, McMillan, Zyjira Thomas and Khadija McDonald also captured the top spot with a time of 33.29.
Lindsay Del Piano won the girls pole vaulting title for South Brunswick, while Nateya Harris finished second in the girls shot put, and Jada-Rae Poku took third in the high jump.
The Viking boys won four events, as the shuttle hurdle team of Jose Baxter, Juan Baxter, Alex Kainer and Jonathan Pitt set a school record time of 31.16. Pitt and Jose Baxter also won with the 4x200 team, along with Max Rowe and Alex Kainer, finishing with a time of 1:34.67.
In addition, the Pitt-Baxter duo won the 4x400 relay with Rowe and Matt Tamasi, finishing with a time of 3:29.19. Jaleel Alston (6-0) and Christian Larbie (5-8) won the high jump relay for the Vikings.
Nicholas Botett finished second in the boys shot put, Kevin Wainczak finished second in the boys pole vault, and Jaleel Alston finished second in the boys high jump.