The blue singlets kept swarming across the finish line as the Metuchen boys put on a pack running clinic on its way to a history making victory at Saturday’s Greater Middlesex Conference Championships at Thompson Park in Jamesburg.
The Bulldogs, ranked No. 8 in the state, used a remarkable compression of just 27 seconds between its No. 1 and No. 5 runners and averaged 16:45 on the way to a 59-67 victory over defending champion Old Bridge. East Brunswick was third with 83.
Individually, senior Rey Rivera of Old Bridge, a two-time Meet of Champions winner in the 800, broke away over the final half mile to win his second straight title, stopping the clock at 16:12 on a damp and chilly day. Rivera is the seventh boy to win 2 straight GMC titles.
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