NJSIAA North 2, Groups 1 & 4 Sectional Track and Field Championships at Ridge

Kylie Castillo of Ridgefield won the Group 1 girls 400 during the NJSIAA North 2, Groups 1 & 4 Sectional Track and Field Championships at Ridge High School in Basking Ridge, NJ on 6/5/21. Chris Faytok | NJ Advance Media for

200: Kylie Castillo, Ridgefield, Sr.

For the second outdoor season in a row, Castillo was the runner-up in the 200 at the M of Cs. This year’s state silver came via a 24.34, which ranked No. 8 in N.J. Her PR coming into the spring was a 24.88 from last year’s group meet. The Columbia commit picked up wins at the NJIC Division Championships (25.09), Bergen County Championships (25.04), sectionals (25.53) and groups (25.59).

All-Group 1 girls track & field teams

First Team

  • 200: Kylie Castillo, Ridgefield, Sr.
  • 100 hurdles: Ellie Shkreli, Hasbrouck Heights, Jr.
  • 4×800: Weehawken: Astrid Taffarello, Tiki Dunn, Kali McDonald, Nina Lantz
  • Long jump: Lexy Samperi, Hasbrouck Heights, Sr.
  • Triple jump: Olyvia Burrell, Emerson Boro, Sr.
  • Javelin: Lindsey Kontos, Midland Park, Sr.

Third Team

  • 1,600: Mackenzie Bua, Hasbrouck Heights, Jr.
  • 3,200: Isabel Michel, Bogota, Sr.
  • 4×400: Hasbrouck Heights
  • Shot put: Elliot Eddy, Hasbrouck Heights, Sr.


All-Group 2 girls track & field teams

First Team

  • Long jump: Julia Tozduman, Lyndhurst, Sr.

Second Team

  • 100 hurdles: Kendall Hall, Leonia, Sr.
  • Long jump: Iza Samu, Glen Rock, So.

Third Team

  • 3,200: Mika Tampadong, Becton, Jr.



Second Team

  • High jump: Grace Dalgetty, Dwight-Englewood, So.

    Third Team

    * Long jump: Emma Hsu, Dwight-Englewood, Jr.

NJIC girls track & field Athlete of the Year, postseason honors for 2024

Athlete of the Year:

Kylie Castillo, Ridgefield, Sr.

Castillo saved her best stuff for late in the season and won more hardware at the NJSIAA Meet of Champions. The Columbia commit clocked a PR 24.34 to notch second in the 200 and a 56.53 to place sixth in the 400. She placed second in both races last spring. Her PR 54.98 in the 400 came at the Bergen County M of Cs and she ran a PR 12.34 in the 100 in a victory at groups. The 100 race was No. 41 in the state while her 200 and 400 bests respectively ranked No. 8 and No. 4 in N.J. Castillo won five times in the 400, four times in the 200 and she won all four of her 100 races.


Coach of the Year:

Rob Brady, Hasbrouck Heights

Team of the Year:

Hasbrouck Heights



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