MADISON, NJ - Chatham freshman Ryan Beegle set a personal record in winning the 1600-meter race and led off the winning 4x400 relay team at the Frosh/Soph Morris County Winter Track Championships held Monday at Drew University.
Cougar sophomore Jack Koury took first place in the hurdles race with a personal-best time of 8:40.
The Chatham freshmen placed third as a team with 46 points. The Cougar sophomores were second behind Randolph with 42 points.
Beegle ran a personal-best time of 4:46.12 in taking first in the 1600, and teamed up with Leo Valenzuela, Julian Lee, and Alex Krack in winning the 4x400 relay in 3:58.88.
Chatham Medal Winners: (Top six places)
High Hurdles: 2nd place: Akash Gandhi; 9.72: PR
High Hurdles: 5th place: Jacob Hodapp; 10.13: PR
1600: 4th place: Alex Krack: 4:53.58 PR
1600: 5th place: Charlie Henne: 4:59.81; PR
1000: 2nd place: Charlie Henne: 2:59.05; PR
1000: 5th place; Leo Valenzuela: 3:03.32; PR
Other Chatham Notables:
Ryan Arias : 7th place in 55 in PR time of 7.47 and 7th place in 300 in PR time of 42.04.
4x400 Team B: 7th place in time of 4:25: Team of Charlie Henne, Chris McNiff, Ronan Valli, and Harrison Garman.
Chatham Sophomores: 2nd place team
County Champions: High Hurdles: Jackson Koury; 1st place in PR time of 8.40 PR
Chatham Medal Winners: (top six)
1600: 3rd place; Jake Fortuna; 4:49.45
1600; 6th place: Sam Ellis; 4:50.64
600; 2nd place; Patrick Grosso; 1:31.61
1000: 5th place; Sam Ellis; 2:56.79 PR
1000; 6th place; Aidan Johnson; 2:58.41 PR
High Jump: 3rd place; Jackson Koury; 5 feet, 2 inches.
High Jump: 6th place; Winston Roos, 4 feet, 10 inches. PR
4 X 400: 3rd place: 3:59.28: Team of Patrick Grosso, Jack Davenport, Jack Tapper, Jake Fortuna.