MADISON, NJ - Sarah Petitjean won gold medals in both the 1600 and 1000, and Elyse Panagakos took first in the hurdles, second in the high jump and third in the 55-meter dash, fueling the Chatham girls winter track team to the Morris County Sophomore Championship at the Frosh/Soph meet held Monday at Drew University.
Petitjean ran 5:36.99 in the 1600 and won the 1000 in 3:16.56 to earn 20 points for Chatham. Panagakos won the hurdles title in 9.14; cleared 4 feet, 8 inches i the high jump for second and clocked 8.06 in the 55-meter dash for third, piling up 24 points.
Together Petitjean and Panagakos produced 44 of the 56 points won by the Chatham sophomores in placing first ahead of runner-up West Morris, which had 46 points. Panagakos also the 4x400 relay that added six points with a third-place finish.
2020 Sophomore Champions with 56 points
Elyse Panagakos: Sophomore hurdle champion with a time of 9.14 (10 points)
Katie O´Neill: 5th place 55m HH with a time of 10.42 (2 points)
Sarah Petitjean: 1600m sophomore champion with a time of 5:36.99 (10 points)
55m dash: 3rd place Elyse Panagakos with a time of 8.06 (6 points)
300m dash: 4th place Karen Cashley with a tim of 47.03 (4 points)
Sarah Petitjean - 1000m sophomore champion with a time of 3:15.56 (10 points)
4x400 - 3rd place: Karen Cashel, Katie OŃeill, Alice Marion, & Elyse Panagakos with a time of 4:43.91 (6 points)
High Jump - 2nd place Elyse Panagakos with a jump of 4-08 (8 points & a season best)
Chatham Freshman - 5th place overall with 22 points
55m HH: Ellie Herr 4th place 10.69 (4 points)
1600m: Kate Pickett 3rd place 6:27.62 (6 points), Annie Hallahan 4th place 6:27.88 (4 points), Maddie Engelkraut 6:28.09 5th (2 points)
4x400: A team: Maddie Engelkraut, Sam Poillucci, Ellie Herr, Sophie Davenport 4th place 4:52.88 (4 points)
B team: Grace Monks, CJ Williams, Baker Carroll, Annie Hallahan 5th place 5:08.22 (2 points)