TOMS RIVER, NJ - Chatham's 4x400 boys relay team placed third and three other relay teams broke school records as the Cougars finished 12th with eight points at the state Group 2 Relays held Saturday at the Bennett Center.
Nick Ferrone, Harris Eisenhardt, Kevin Gesell and Jaylen Haye teamed up to run 3:35.83 in the 4x400 for Chatham's best finish at the relays.
Chatham's Distance Medley of Will Mitchell, Jaylen Haye, Patrick Mortensen and Grant Hauck finished sixth in a school-record time of 10:57.18 (old record 10:57.23).
Steve Bondurich, Nick Ferrone, Dylan Ott and Kevin Gesell placed sixth in the Sprint Medley in a school-record time of 3:44.72 (old record 3:47.46--2015).
The third school record set was the 4x200 team of Nick Ferrone, Phil Heller, Dylan Ott and Justin Corbitt that placed 13th in 1:37.75, breaking the mark for the third time this season (old record 1:38.38--2015).
Other Chatham relay highlights:
Shot Put; 83 feet, 3 inches; 7th place; Ed Dennerlein, Chris DeSante
Pole Vault; Tied for 9th; 19 feet, 6 inches; Steve Bondurich, Will Kraemer (best of season)
High Jump; Tied for 11th; 10 feet, 10 inches; Devesh Dajee, Justin Corbitt (best of season.)
Shuttle Hurdles; 15th; 38.44; Phil Heller, Devesh Dajee, Harris Eisenhardt, Justin Corbitt
4x800: 19th; 9:03.23; Liam Hynes, Luke Malanga, Chris Schneider, Colin Logsdon