Brown Wins Two Gold Medals for Chatham, Sets Record at Winter Boys Track Meet

Avery Brown won the 300-meter run and also anchored Chatham's first-place 4x400 team at the Varsity Invitational Credits: TAP Chatham
Jaylen Haye was fifth in the 55-meter dash, part of the winning 4x400 relay and helped the shuttle hurdles team earn fourth place for Chatham Credits: TAP Chatham

MADISON, NJ - Avery Brown set a meet record in winning the 300-meter dash in 36.52 and anchored Chatham's winning 4x400 boys winter track relay team at the Passarelli Invitational held Thursday at Drew University.

Brown broke the Passarelli Invitational record of 36.75 set in the 300 by Reggie Berry of Morristown in 2004.

Avery is chasing the Chatham school record and Morris County indoor record in the 300 by Cougar Steve Bondurich of 35.93 set in last year's Morris County Championships.

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The team of Vincent Avallone, Jaylen Haye, Sam Viola and Brown won the 4x400 relay in 3:36.52 for the Cougars. Avallone also was third in the 300-meter dash with a time of 37.65.

Freshman Anthony Scerbo won the JV 600 for Chatham with a time of 1:32.11. Scerbo also set a meet record, breaking the mark of 1:32.31 set by Conor Whelan of Morris Hills in 2012.

The top performances for Chatham at the Varsity Invitational:

55 Meter Dash: Jaylen Haye;  5th place in 7.00
300:  Avery Brown; 1st place in 36.52
        Vincent Avallone: 3rd place in 37.65
600:  Jack Burns;  15th in 1:34.95
1000:  Matt Stasiukevicius 6th in 2:47.77
3200:  Bo Radaam -4th in 10:03.76
         Colin Logsdon-6th in 10:05.98
Shuttle Hurdles:  4th; team of Jaylen Haye, Thomas Walsh, Erik Britt, and Van Benedict.
High Jump;  Thomas Walsh;  4th at 5'8"
Shot Put:  Adam Oare;  8th in personal record distance of 41'4.5"

JV and Frosh Results:

JV 55:  Sam Viola;  3rd in 7.37
JV 600;  Anthony Scerbo;  1st in 1:32.11
             Yuwen Zhang;  6th in 1:41.43

Frosh Shot Put:  Kevin Ferreira;  5th in 30'3"


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