MORRISTOWN, NJ - All the meet records and first-place finishes belonged to swimmers from other high schools, but the Morris County Tournament Girls Swimming Championship hardware returned to Chatham High for the 12th straight year.
Despite not winning a single race, the Cougars made use of their tremendous depth to pile up 280 points to take the 2020 MCT title over runner-up Morristown, which had 207 points, on Saturday at Morristown High.
Chatham senior Hailey Harkins took second place in both the 200-meter individual medley and the 100 backstroke; junior Sara Barrett was third in the 200 freestyle and second in the 400 freestyle, and freshman Flora Jeng placed second in the 100 freestyle and third int he 50 freestyle.
Coach Frank DiGiacomo's Cougars also picked up points from swimmers Anya D'Costa, Olivia Polemeni, Katie Crawford, Kaley Snarr, Isabella Hoie, Delaney Moynihan, Monica Iizuka and Erica Iizuka.
Chatham scored in the relays by opening the meet with a third in the 200 medley and touching second in the meet-ending 400 freestyle relay.