WARREN, NJ -The Chatham girls swim team, ranked No. 4 in the state by NJ.com, defeated North Hunterdon, 97-71, in the NJSIAA North Jersey, Section 2, Group B state sectional semifinals on Monday at the Morris Union Jointure Pool.

Chatham advances to face Summit in the sectional finals on Thursday at the Raritan Bay YMCA.

The Cougars started the meet with a first place in the 200 medley relay with the team of Monica Iizuka, Erica Iizuka, Bella Hoie and Olivia Polemeni.

Chatham freshman Flora Jeng touched first in the 50 freestyle and Erica Iizuka won both the 100 butterfly and 100 breaststroke.