By TOM WILLIAMS
TOMS RIVER- Ocean City High School’s girls distance medley relay team finished second Sunday in the NJSIAA State Group 3 Relay Championships in the Bennett Center.
The combination of sophomore Casey McLees, freshman Erin Hanlon, freshman Alexa Palmieri and senior Alexa Weber (pictured below, left to right) covered the distance in 13 minutes, 2.59 seconds, trailing only Middletown South.
Three other OCHS teams also scored by finishing in the top six.
The boys distance medley team (seniors Jesse Schmeizer, P.J. Short, Sean Zellers and Korey Greene) finished fifth. West Windsor-Plainsboro North won the race.
The girls 4×800 meter relay team (Palmieri, McLees, junior Brooke Farr and Weber) finished sixth. Colts Neck finished first in the race.
And the boys pole vault (senior Nick Oteri and sophomore Aidan Pearce) finished sixth. Chatham finished first.
The OCHS indoor track team will be back in action on Friday at the Bill Reid Memorial Invitational Meet in Jersey City.