WARREN, NJ -Watchung Hills junior Bradley Jelmert vaulted a new PR of 16-00.25 at the East Coast Relays in Randolph on Monday moving him up to tie for eighth all-time in state outdoor history. The three man discus and three man high jump teams broke school records.

Jelmert is the first to break 16-00 since 2014 and is tied with Peter Fagan of Westfield who cleared 16-00 in 2013. Jelmert also took first, clearing 15-07.75 at the Somerset County Championships last week.

“Bradley Jelmert's pole vault PR seems to be on a weekly rise, cleared 16-00.25 at East Coast Relays and is now tied for eighth all-time in outdoor State history!” NJ MileSplit tweeted.

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East Coast Relays May 20

Bradley Jelmert took first overall in Pole Vault breaking his own school record  jumping 16'00.25 and sits at No. 1 in New Jersey;

Chris Salkowski, Bjorn Golden and Thomas Dardisbroke the school three man Discus relay record with a total distance of 371'10.00;

Ben Hatcher, Vincent Rizzi and Alan Ho set the school record for three man high jump with a total height of 17-10;

The 4x400 took fourth place overall.


Somerset County Championships May 14:

Bradley Jelmert took first place in pole vault with a meet record jumping 15'07.75. “He is currently sitting as the No. 1 pole vaulter in the state!” said WHRHS Head Coach Estiven Benitez.


The  4x400 team including Ryan Ditty, Chris Iannella, Raahil Gunaratne, Alan Ho, finished fourth;


Freshman Vincent Rizzi finished fourth in high jump;


Chris Salkowski finished fourth in Javelin and fifth in Discus.