Behringer Finishes 8th in Javelin at Meet of Champions

by Jeff Garrett

 

SOMERSET – Hanover Park High School sophomore Juliana Behringer 

enjoyed a fine Track and Field season the is past Spring by capping off a 

terrific year throwing the Javelin with a 116-8 throw on her second 

flight to capture eighth place at the Meet of Champions on June 14 at 

Franklin Park High School.

Only one other sophomore placed higher than Behringer in the state 

competition. 

Over the previous weekend, Friday and Saturday, June 9 & 10, Behringer 

achieved first place in the Group 2 state championships at Delsae High 

School, recording a throw of 126’ 11.” She kept improving with tosses of 

95 feet then 126 feet before her championship throw.

Weeks earlier, Behringer, a relative newcomer to throwing the javelin 

having played softball as her Spring sport of choice in the past in the 

past, earned a 113-8 distance at Morris County Track & Field 

Championships. 

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