Congratulations to the Chatham Boys and Girls Paddle teams for both making it to the finals of the second annual NJ State High School Team Championships. The Chatham Boys team defeated Delbarton in the finals, 3-0, while the Chatham Girls team came in a close second to Oak Knoll, 1-2.
Chatham sent four Boys line-ups of three teams each to Montclair Golf Club on Sunday for the tournament. while three Chatham lines of three teams each represented the Chatham Girls at Essex Fells Country Club. Mount Saint Dominic Academy, Delbarton, Oak Knoll and Ridgewood all participated in the day-long tournament.
Chatham girls came in a close second to Oak Knoll.
Three Boys doubles teams defeated Delbarton in the finals :
DJ Carini and Aiden Buckley
Sam Mulford and Jackson Singer
James Lapus and Michael VIntzell
Chatham Girls playing against Oak Knoll in the finals round of the State Championships against Oak Knoll were
Sam Greenwood and Kelsea Lee
Peyton McGarry and Aerin Zucchi
Bridget Eveleth and Laney Kressler
Chatham Varsity Coach Jill Feher enthusiastically remarked "it appeared to me that a fun day was had by all, and that's why we are all out here, right?"