Week 9 Athletes of the Week

Winners of Week #9 of our Shore Coaches Association Performer of the Week presented by New Balance are Samantha Ragenklint of Monmouth Regional High School and Nick Ackerman of Freehold Township High School!!

Samantha Ragenklint of MRHS notched a top-10 performance at Saturday’s NJSIAA Group 2 Championships hosted at Holmdel Park in a time of 19:46. Along with teammate Amanda Stone, Sammi will be toeing the line at this weekend’s NJSIAA Meet of Champions – making this season the first time ever Monmouth Regional has had two athletes individually qualify for MOC.

Nick Ackerman of Freehold Township High School had a huge breakthrough race at the NJSIAA Group 4 Championships on Saturday. Running a 25 second course PR, Nick ran a time of 16:05 over the hills of Holmdel. Leading his Patriot teammates to a Wild Card spot, we are pumped to see our hometown team on the line at Saturday’s Meet of Champions.

Samantha Ragenklint

Nick Ackerman

Keep your eyes posted on our Instagram and Facebook accounts as you’ve got one more week to put up your best efforts for a shot at being an STCA Performer of the Week for XC. Think your performance is worthy of a nomination? All Shore Conference coaches can e-mail us at craig@runnershighnj.com with nominations for our team to debate. Each winner will be presented with a limited edition Runner’s High New Balance backpack!! // 📸 @njmilesplit // @sammiragenklint @nicky_ack11 @dannyrap @nbrunning // #RunnersHigh #ShopSmall #ShopLocal #AlwaysInBeta