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.
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.