Miles Fye-Moore saw his faith in the West Windsor-Plainsboro High School North boys’ track and field team rewarded with the program’s first outdoor Group III state championship on June 3 at Northern Burlington.
The fact that the senior was able to contribute as much as he did was just a bonus.
“It’s still something I have to grasp,” Fye-Moore said. “Just to know I accomplished one of the best things with this group of guys and one of the best things our school’s team has ever done, and know how hard we’ve worked, it feels good. It’s indescribable really.”
Fye-Moore tied his personal best with a 14.80 clocking in the 110-meter hurdles for a surprise second place, was fifth in the 100 meters in 11.01 seconds and just missed scoring in his third and fourth events. He was seventh in the 200 meters and part of the seventh-place 4×400 relay that received a wild-card berth to the Meet of Champions, which was scheduled for June 10. The top six finishers in each event, plus the next six best marks from across all groups qualify for the MOC.
“I never really doubt myself,” Fye-Moore said. “I don’t doubt my teammates before I go into a meet, but there’s always nerves. We talked the whole week and we told ourselves, ‘It’s going to be close and everybody has to do well.’ Going into the meet, your confidence is there, but the nerves are 10 times more knowing it’s going…
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