GREENSBORO, N.C. -- A number of area athletes fashioned memorable performance on Sunday, the third and final day of the New Balance Boys & Girls Outdoor Track National Championships at North Carolina AT&T University.
St. Joseph High School's Steve D'Ascenio took fourth place in the 10-event, two-day boys decathlon. D'Ascenio's 6,237 points was just 12 points out of third place.
Other impressive boys performances Sunday included the 4 x 1 mile relay (Ridgefield High, 14th, 18:01.48), Distance Medley Relay (Ridgefield, 11th, 10:29.47) and Staples High's James Milliken (800 meter emerging elite division, 11th, 1:55.43; 1 mile run emerging elite, 24th, 4:25.14).
Other impressive girls performances included Wilbur Cross freshman Danae Rivers (800 meters, 10th, 2:09.99), 4 x 1 mile relay (Ridgefield High, 17th, 21:30.02) and 4 x 800 relay (Ridgefield, 15th, 9:22.85).