Kirton Breaks Chatham School Record in Winning Morris County High Hurdles Title

Simone Kirton broke her own school record when she won the 100-meter high hurdles in 14.59 Credits: TAP Chatham
Simone Kirton runs 100-meter dash, placing fourth in 12.94 Credits: Luke Malanga
Rashida Haye set a personal record in the 400-meter hurdles on Tuesday with a time of 1:08.07 Credits: Luke Malanga
Simone Kirton of Chatham won the 100 high hurdles and placed fourth in the 100--meter dash Credits: Luke Malanga
Abbie Bigham set personal recors in the 1600 and 3200 Credits: Luke Malanga

BOONTON, NJ - Chatham junior Simone Kirton won the 100 high hurdles in a school-record time of 14.59 at the Morris County girls track championships Wednesday at Boonton High.

Kirton broke her own school mark of 14.64 set last year at the Morris County meet when she finished second.

Kirton also finished fourth in the 100-meter dash with a time of 12.94.

Other exceptional Chatham performances include:
Rashida Haye- 8th place in 400-meter hurdles with personal record of 1:08.07
Brigid Horan-400-meter hurdles, personal record of 1:08.72
Brianna Peterson-Shot Put, personal record of 27' 3/4"
Abbie Bigham-Personal records in 1600 meters 5:29 and 3200-meters 11:56
Kate Pursche-Personal records in 1600 meters 5:30 & 3200-meter 12:08
Yulan Zhang-Personal records in 1600 meters 5:39 and 3200-meter 12:17
Margaret Harrigan-1600-meter in personal record of 5:48
Katie Helman-400-meter in personal record of 1:03.47
Nicki Smizaski-200-meter in personal record of 27.57
Julia Shehadi-200-meter in personal record of 28.13


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