Chatham Boys 4x200 Track Team Breaks Own Record at Morris Relays

Stephen Bondurich takes baton from Jaylen Haye during relay last spring Credits: Glenn Clark
Jason Alexis cleared 5 feet, 8 inches to help Chatham win the high jump relay Credits: TAP Chatham
Stephen Bondurich won a gold medal and two silvers for Chatham at the Morris County Relays Credits: TAP Chatham
Will Kraemer cleared 11 feet in the pole vault to help Chatham take second place in the event Credits: TAP Chatham

MADISON, NJ - Stephen Bondurich, Jaylen Haye, Vincent Avallone and Avery Brown took first place in the 4x200, breaking their own school mark with a time of 1:36.82 in helping Chatham earn third place as a team at the Morris County Relays held Monday at Drew University.

The old record, set by the same four runners last week, was 1:37.46.

Chatham placed third overall with 40 points, behind Randolph with 59 points and Morristown with 40.5 points.

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In addition to being part of the winning 4x200 team, Bondurich also ran on the 4x400, which finished second, and the second-place pole vault relay.

Chatham's high jump team took first place with Cougars Jason Alexis (5 feet, 8 inches) and Blair Dalziel (5 feet, 6 inches) combining to clear 11 feet, 2 inches.

Will Kraemer clearned 11 feet and Bondurich vaulted 10 feet in leading Chatham to second place in the pole vault at 21 feet.

Chatham's 4x400 team of Brown, Haye, Avallone and Bondurich had the second-fastest time among the competitoin with a 3:34.92.

Chatham's distance medley relay team of Colin Logsdon, Nick Ferrone, Liam Cadden and Patrick Mortensen ran their best time of the season to place fourth in 11:06.68.

Logsdon, Mortensen, Cadden and Matt Stasiukevicius finished seventh in the 4x800 with a season-best time of 8:55.2.

Chatham's top JV performers:

2nd place team Shot Put:  Connor Kressler and Dylan Ott

6th place; 4 X 200: 1:46.71; team of Dylan Ott, Pranay Malla, Riley Nees, and Van Benedict.

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