Chatham Boys Track Wins Team Discus: 9 Medals at Millburn Relays

Chatham senior Adam Oare threw the discus 142 feet Credits: TAP Chatham

MILLBURN, NJ - Adam Oare threw the discus 142 feet, the second-best overall throw, and teamed up with Sam Dennerlein to take first place in the discus relay for Chatham on Saturday at the Millburn Relays.

Dennerlein set a personal record in the discus by more than four feet with a throw of 123 feet, 4 inches. Oare and Dennerlein combined for a winning distance of 165 feet, 4 inches.

The Chatham team of Liam Cadden, Paul Coyne, Paul Malatesta and Bo Radaam ran 18:58.58 to place second in the 4x1,600. The Cougars also placed second in the 4x100 relay, with Aeden Joel, Vince Avallone, Mike Salvo and Jaylen Haye clocking 45.53.

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Also earning medals for Chatham:

3rd place: Team Intermediate Hurdles: 3:06.19; Team of Jaylen Haye, Ian Higgins, and Van Benedict.  Jaylen's time of 58.38 was the fastest of the competition.

4th place: Team Shot Put: Sam Dennerlein and Adam Oare: 79'9.25"

Tiead for 4th: Team Pole Vault:  19':  Team of Phillip Wu and Matt Saluti

5th place:  4 X 200:  1:36.3;  Team of Aeden Joel, Colin Petrullo, Christian Siauw and Vince Avallone.  Vincent ran a 22.0 split as the team's anchor.

6th place:  Shuttle Hurdle team of Ian Higgins, Erik Britt, Chris Landolfi, and Van Benedict.  1:09.94.

6th place:  Team High Jump;  10'9";  Team of Jack Burns, Thomas Walsh.

Also of note:

7th place Team Javelin:  Filip Bahunek's toss of 148'2" was the 2nd best throw of the competition and a PR.


3rd place:  Sprint Medley:  4:02.32;  Team of Mike Culleton, Aeden Joel, Colin Petrullo, and Alec Gironda.

5th place:  4 X 400 team of Mike Culleton, Connor Strutt, Aidan Christie, and Ryan Storm.

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