Dennerlein, Scerbo, Cadden, Roos Lead Chatham Boys Track & Field to Third Place at Dodgertown Relays

Anthony Scerbo, left, ran a personal best of 2:01.5 in the 800 and Sam Dennerlein second a personal record in the discus with a threw of 144 feet, 6 inches Credits: TAP Chatham

MADISON, NJ - Sam Dennerlein, Kristian Roos, and Anthony Scerbo each set personal records in their respective events and Liam Cadden helped Chatham place in two events as the Chatham boys track and field team finished third at the Dodgertown Relays on Saturday,

In a field of 15 schools, Whippany Park was first with 68 points, Mendham second with 55.5 and Chatham third with 46 points. 

Chatham had a big day in the field events, placing second in the discus with Dennerlein making a person-best throw of 144 feet, 6 inches - good for second overall at the meet. He teamed with Kevin Ferreira and Lucas Kianapoor to accumulate 335 feet, 11 inches to take second.

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In the shot put, the two-man team of Dennerlein and Roos placed fourth with a combined distance of 80 feet, 11 inches.

In the javelin, Roos made a personal-best throw of 144 feet, 1 inch, teaming with Kianapoor to throw 256 feet. 1 inch, good for fifth place.

In the pole vault, Julian de Keyzer and Phillip Wu cleared 20 feet, 6 inches to place second. Wu also competed in the long jump and set a personal record with a leap of 17 feet, 3 inches.

In the high jump, Scerbo set a personal mark of 5 feet, 4 inches, teaming with Jack Burns to place third with a combined height of 10 feet, 10 inches.

Cadden ran on both the 4x800, which placed fourth, and the 4x400, which finished third. In the 4x800, Chatham ran 8:46.09, with the team of Cadden, Jack Burns, Alec Gironda and Yuwen Zhang.

The 4x400 placed third in 3:37.25 with the team of Cadden, Burns, Mike Culleton (PR in 52.6) and Kasra Sharif.

In the shuttle hurdles, the Cougars earned third place with the team of Ian Higgins, Kevin Ferreira, Jason Furda, and Roos clocking 1:08.85. Roos also set a personal record in the long jump with a leap of 19 feet, 10 inches.

Chatham's sprint medley team of Higgins, Christian Siauw, Sam Viola, and Scerbo placed second in 3:43.7, with Scerbo setting a personal record with a 2:01.5 800 anchor leg.  In the distance medley, Viola also split a 52.4 in the 400. 

The Cougar 4x200 relay of Culleton, Matt Petruska, Siauw and Higgins placed fifth in 1:37.54. 

Non Varsity events:

Frosh/Soph Shot Put: 6th place; 55 feet, 2.75 inches; the Two-man team of Thomas Whyte and Connor Tulley.

JV:  Shot Put:  3rd place:  67 feet, 6 inches: the two-man team of Colton Christie and Kevin Ferreira.
Jv 4 X 800:  4th place;  10:10.2;  Team of Maxx Ulrich, Greg Himstreet, Will O'Neil, and David Valeri.
JV 4 X 400:  3rd:  3:55.9;  team of Bryant Brown, Aidan Christie (PR of 55.8), de Keyzer, and Ulrich.


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