MADISON, NJ – The Madison High School track teams have had much success in the indoor and outdoor season.
The 4x400m relay team of Luke Roche, Chase Dreitlein, Trevor Klosinski and Aditya Chandrashekar have put together quite a resume in 2018-19. In the fall of 2018, the boys broke the indoor school record and advanced to the Meet of Champions, finishing with a then-record time of 3:32.20.
The outdoor season has really propelled the group into a powerhouse, as they continue to improve to move up in the ranks. The Madison group qualified for the prestigious Penn Relays at the University of Pennsylvania. Roche, Dreitlein, Klosinski and Chandrashekar finished second in their heat in 3:26.95. This was after the 4x100 Madison team of Roche, Chandrashekar, Klosinski and Nathanael Erickson broke their own school record with a 43.90 clocking. That 4x100m team took first at the Morris County Relays in 43.99 at Randolph High School on May 1.
The 4x400 team continued its success at the NJAC Championships on May 8. Roche, Klosinski, Dreitlein and Chandrashekar finished with a new school record of 3:23.96. They crushed the competition by winning gold by more than 10 seconds from the second-place team. The team lowered its own school record by two seconds.
Most recently on May 15 at the Morris County Championships, Roche, Klosinski, Dreitlein and Chandrashekar set a school record for the third time this season in 3:23.06. Sophia Crucs, Ella Grant and Chase Cmalyo all had personal-best performances at the meet.
Aidan Matthews became the NJAC small schools 800-meter champion, winning in 1:58.91 on May 8.
On April 27 at the Millburn Relays, the Madison girls track team won first place in the 400 hurdles relay.