MADISON, NJ - Chatham's 4x200 team of Ryan Krill, Ben Krill, Mike Culleton and Sam Viola ran a season-best time of 1:36.45 to win gold at the Morris County Winter Track Relays held Tuesday at Drew University.
Chatham won the 2019 Morris County Relays with 37 points and matched that exact total this year but finished third behind Morris Hills with 46 points and Randolph with 39.
"The team scored points in every event except the hurdles and the pole vault," Chatham coach Patrick Barry said. "Most of the teams ran season-best times and outperformed or equaled their seed times and places going into the meet."
Chatham senior Sam Dennerlein extended his undefeated streak in the shot put this season with a meet-best throw of 52 feet, 3 inches on his fourth throw (see below).
Chatham's Top 3 places received medals:
1st place : 4x200: Season Best Time (SB); 1:36.45: Ryan Krill, Ben Krill, Mike Culleton, Sam Viola. (Improved from 4th to 1st seed)
2nd place: 4x400: 3:35.19: Team of Sam Viola, Mike Culleton, Patrick Grosso, and Anthony Scerbo; (equalled 2nd seed)
3rd place: Shot Put; 89 feet, 4.5 inches: Sam Dennerlein, Kevin Ferreira
Other Chatham point scoring teams: (4th through 6th)
4th place: Distance Medley; 10:58.96; SB; Team of Anthony Scerbo, Patrick Grosso, Sean Dutton, Alec Gironda. (equalled seed)
4th place: High Jump: 11 feet, 4 inches; Tom DePinto, Kyle Kressler
4th place: Sprint Medley: 3:52.4 SB; Team of Ryan Krill, Ben Krill, Jack Powers, Jake Fortuna (improved from 7th seed)
6th place: 4 X 800; 8:37.79 SB; Team of Greg Himstreet, Ryan Beegle, Sean Dutton, Alec Gironda; (improved from 7th seed)