Girls Track and Field: Verona Competes at Essex County Championships


MONTCLAIR, NJ - Verona High School's Kate Ashley and Carly Waterman had outstanding performances at The Essex County Track & Field Championships at Woodman Field in Montclair this past weekend. Ashley took second place in the 800m run with a time of 2:19 and fourth place in the 400m with a time of 59.5. It was a fabulous showing considering that Ashley was unable to practice all week due to a foot issue. Waterman earned third place in shot-put with a throw of 36’ 2 3/4” missing second place by 3 1/2”. The following Verona athletes also competed at the meet.

1600m: Julia DiGeronimo  ( 5:55 )

800m: Kathleen Nagy ( 2:32) Brianna Rigney (2:33)

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High-Hurdles: Cianna Winkler (17.8) Carolyn Feeley (19.3)

100m: Chelsea Gruskin (13.65)

200m: Chelsea Gruskin ( 27.65)


Pole-Vault: Kelly Petrino ( 8’.0” ) Lily Benanchietti & Erin Petrino ( 7’6”)

Javelin: Caitlin Kenneally ( 77’10”)

Discus: Isabel Latorre ( 78’8” )  Gabriella Petti ( 71’ 7” )

Shot-Put: Caleigh Holton  ( 24’9” )

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