Chatham's Kirton Wins Girls Group 3 Sectional Track Title in High Hurdles

Simone Kirton won the Group 3 sectional championship in the high hurdles Credits: TAP Chatham

BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Junior Simone Kirton won 100-meter high hurdles championship with a time of 14.62 on Day 2 of the NJSIAA North Jersey, Section 2, Group 3 girls track meet held Saturday at Ridge High School.

Rashida Haye placed fourth in the 100-meter high hurdles for Chatham in 15.88.

Chatham's 4x100 relay team of Rashida Haye, Leila Kirton, Julia Shehadi and Simone Kirton placed fifth in 51.41.

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Other top Chatham performances:

3200m-Abbie Bigham 7th place in12:03
400m-Nicki Smizaski PR of 60.93
Javelin-Natasha Greeve PR of 74-9
200m-Julia Shehadi PR of 27.89 and Brigid Horan PR of 28.47
400mIH-Noelle Bessette PR of 70.64

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Residents of Chatham to Receive Second Fundraising Letter Asking for Their Support of the Chatham Emergency Squad

May 20, 2018

During the week of May 20, a follow-up letter seeking donations to the Chatham Emergency Squad (CES) will be sent to more than 6,000 Chatham residents, businesses, religious and community organizations. Letters will not be sent to individuals, businesses, and organizations who have lent their support with the first mailing, issued in January 2018.

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