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Chatham Boys Track 2nd in Group 3 Sectional; Alexis Wins Triple Jump

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Nick Ferrone, Vince Avallone, Jaylen Haye and Stephen Bondurich won the 4x400 relay title in 3:22.7 for Chatham at the Group 3 sectional Credits: Dawn Avallone
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Nick Ferrone medaled in four different events for Chatham during the two-day state Group 3 sectional for Chatham Credits: TAP Chatham
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Chatham senior Jason Alexis won the Group 3 sectional triple jump with a leap of 45 feet, 3 inches Credits: TAP Chatham
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Jaylen Haye, left, was part of Chatham's record-setting 4x100 team Credits: Glenn Clark
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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Jason Alexis won the triple jump and Chatham won the 4x400 relay and set a school record in the 4x100 relay as the Cougars secured a second-place finish Saturday on Day 2 of the NJSIAA North Jersey, Section 2, Group 3 boys track championships held at Ridge High.

Chatham piled up 63 points to place second behind sectional team champion Rahway, which ended with 69 points.

The top six in each event qualify for the Group 3 meet set for Friday and Saturday at Northern Burlington High School.

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Alexis was in third place until his final jump of 45 feet, 3 inches put him three inches past his nearest competitor and won him the triple jump title. Alexis also placed sixth in the 110-meter high hurdles in 15.70.

Chatham's 4x400 relay team of Nick Ferrone (51.0), Vincent Avallone (51.4), Jaylen Haye (50.2) and Stephen Bondurich (50.0) placed first in 3:22.7.

Ferrone medaled in four different events over the two-day event and Bondurich, Haye and Avallone each earned medals in three events.

Chatham's 4x100 team of Avallone, Haye, Dylan Ott and Ferrone set a school record of 44.41 in placing fourth in the event.

Ferrone finished third in the 200-meter dash in 22.57

Other outstanding Chatham performances:

Personal records:
Trey Helman in High Hurdles: 17.23
Ian Higgins in Triple Jump: 38 feet.
Thomas Walsh in High Jump: 5 feet, 8 inches.

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