Kirton, Logsdon, Brown Excel for Chatham Track at Eastern States Championship Meet

Chatham senior Simone Kirton once again broke her own school record with an 8.10 in the 55-meter hurdles in placing second at the Eastern States Meet Credits: TAP Chatham
Avery Brown, left, broke his own 200-meter Chatham school record and Colin Logsdon ran a personal-best time in the mile Credits: TAP Chatham

NEW YORK - Senior Simone Kirton and juniors Colin Logsdon and Avery Brown closed out the winter track season on a high note for Chatham with personal-best times at the Eastern States Championship Meet held Tuesday in the New Balance Center at the 168th Street Armory,

Kirton, who set a school record of 8.22 in placing third in the 55-meter hurdles at the girls Meet of Champions on Sunday, ran three faster times at the Eastern States Tuesday. Kirton ran 8.15 in the trials, 8.19 in the semifinal heat and posted an 8.10 time in the final to place second and establish yet another Chatham school record. The competition included competitors from throughout the Northeast.

Logsdon finished fifth in the mile run in 4:23.45, establishing a personal record in a race slightly longer than his usual 1,600-meter race. 

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Brown improved his time in the 200-meter dash to 22.43, breaking his own school record. He had previously run 22.47 on Saturday at the Meet of Champions.

Chatham senior Vince Avallone ran 51.8 in the 400 meter run.

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