School Board Recognizes Ocean City Fall Champions

first_imgDevon Grisbaum won a state title in cross country in November.The Ocean City Board of Education honored Ocean City High School fall sports athletes in two special presentations on Wednesday.Devon Grisbaum, who started running cross country only as a sophomore, became the second state champion cross-country runner in the school’s history (along with Brittany Sedberry). Grisbaum won the state Meet of Champions in November after running a hilly 5-kilometer course in Holmdel in 18:20.The boys’ soccer team won its second consecutive South Jersey Group III title.On her way to the state title, Grisbaum had an undefeated regular season, broke several course records and won several other championship meets.Grisbaum, a senior, will run for Vanderbilt University next year.The board also honored the boys’ soccer team, which won its second consecutive South Jersey Group III title and 10th overall.Coach Aaron Bogushefsky said he was particularly proud that the team gave up only 12 goals in 24 games — including 14 shutouts.Bogushefsky said he was “proud of them as young men.”Athletic Director Chris Lentz said she was equally impressed with how they represented the school.“I’m proud of how you conduct yourself on the field,” she said._____Sign up for free daily news updates from Ocean City._____last_img read more