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Tennis Team Falls in State Finals

Cross country teams make strong finishes in invitationals, championships.

How are your favorite Chatham High School sports teams doing?

On Wednesday, Oct. 10:

The girls tennis team raised its record to 16-2 with a 4-1 win over New Providence. Victorious at their respective positions were:

  • First Singles: Emily Sroczynski
  • Third Singles: Alison Ramsland
  • First Doubles: Ashley Perselay and Julia Edgar
  • Second Doubles: Jess Sullivan and Katie Howard-Johnson

The volleyball team fell to Mount Olive 2-0. The Cougars were defeated in straight sets 25-16 and 25-20 by Mount Olive. Carolyn Johnson had eight assists, Caroline Beardsley had five kills and three digs. Natalie Schroder had four digs.

The JV girls tennis team defeated New Providence 13-0.

The JV volleyball team fell to Mount Olive 2-1.

 

On Thursday, Oct. 11:

The girls field hockey team defeated Roxbury 4-0. Meghan Murray caged three goals and one assist. Maddy Hamilton scored and Kit Whiteman had an assist for the Lady Cougars. Kimmy Pyhel recorded the shutout for Chatham.

The girls tennis team defeated Summit 3-2 in the NJSIAA North II, Group 3 semifinals. Alison Ramsland and Katie Howard-Johnson scored first for Chatham, Summit tied the score at 2 all. Ashley Perselay and Julia Edgar secured the win with a 7-5, 7-6(5) at first doubles.

The JV field hockey team defeated Roxbury 7-1.

The JV tennis team defeated Mendham 9-1.

 

On Friday, Oct. 12:

The boys soccer team fell to Delbarton 4-1. Chatham's David Gill scored the game's first goal but Matt DiVite scored three goals for Delbarton while Greg Seifert also scored for Delbarton who is now 13-0 and ranked No. 2 in the state.

The girls soccer team defeated Whippany Park 2-0. Kelsey Burke had a goal and assist. Emily Walczyk added a goal, while Lina Proska had an assist.  Morgan Maltby recorded 2 saves for the shutout win.

The girls tennis team defeated Roxbury 5-0. Victorious at their respective positions yesterday were: 

  • First Singles: Megan Gesell
  • Second Singles: Kacy Hobbis 3rd Singles: Olivia Ortolani
  • First Doubles: Eileen Moran and Hailey Myler
  • Second Doubles: Mary Kate Buckley and Ann Shannon

The JV tennis team defeated Roxbury 15-1.

 

On Saturday, Oct 13:

The football team fell to West Morris Central 42-3. West Morris running back Austin Roland scored two rushing touchdowns to lead his team to a 42-3 victory over Chatham last night at Cougar Field in Chatham.Roland's touchdowns put West Morris up, 14-0, in the first quarter. He scored on runs of 33 yards and 3 yards. Adam Caruso added a 16-yard touchdown run and Kevin Sears scored on a 5-yard touchdown run for West Morris. Chatham got on the board with an 18-yard field goal from kicker Nick Hill in the second quarter.

The volleyball team fell to Roxbury 2-1. The Cougars won the first set 25-21 but lost the second and third sets 25-17 and 26-24, respectively. Charlotte Zukauckas had six kills, Carolyn Johnson had 20 assists and Natalie Schroder had 15 digs to lead Chatham.

The boys cross country team finished 12th out of 26th teams in the Manhattan Invitational. Dominic Vernazza has been the team's No. 1 runner all year. He again led the Cougars in the super competitive Varsity F race at Van Cortlandt Park in New York City. He ran the course (2.5 miles) in 13:24 and finished in 22nd place.

Andrew Vena was a strong second runner for the Cougars. Sophomore Will Mitchell has improved considerably with each race and was the third man for the Cougars.

Parth Shah and Tommy Whiteside were fourth and fifth man runners for the team and ran excellent races as well.

The girls cross country team competed in the Manhattan Invitational Saturday and finished 10th out of 22 teams. The average time was 17:13. The finishers were:

Runner Time Place Laura Walsh 16:11 22nd Tess Frenzel 16:18 26th Alex Conforti 17:18 69th Katie Steffens 17:39 76th Shannon Hynes 18:39 110th Meggie Myers 18:41 112th Hannah Brogan 19:09 123rd

The JV boys cross country team finished 8th out of 39 teams in the Manhattan Invitational. JC Perrin led the charge for the Cougars in 14:38 and a 30th place ourt of 282 runners. All remaining JV runners were in the top 100. Liam Hynes was 44th in 12:54; Grant Hauck was 46th in 14:56, Kevin Gesell was 54th in 15:00.3 with Ben Seitz-Sitch 55th in 15:00.6. Pat Mortensen was 73rd in 15:12 and Jack Byrd was 82nd in 15:16.8.

The JV girls cross country team finished 14th out of 34 teams in the Manhattan Invitational. The average time was 18:39. Top finishers were:

Runner Time Place Katie Robertson 18:26 70th Margot Cosgrove 18:27 72nd Liz Malatesta 18:43 87th Regyn Farnan 18:47 90th Kat Schmitter 18:51 95th Sarah Blanchard 18:54 99th Jackie Hsu 19:47 139th

 

 

On Monday, Oct. 15:

The girls volleyball team swept Pope John by winning the first set 25-22 and the second set 25-16. Leading the Cougars to their sixth win of the season were Natalie Schroder with seven digs, Caroline Beardsley with four kills and Carolyn Johnson with 10 assists.

The girls tennis team fell to Mendham 5-0 in the NJSIAA North II, Group 2 state finals.

The field hockey team defeated Bernards 2-1.

The JV volleyball team defeated Pope John 2-0.

 

On Tuesday, Oct. 16:

The girls tennis team defeated Morristown 5-0 and moved to 19-3 on the season. Victorious at their respective positions were: 

  • First Singles: Emily Sroczynski
  • Second Singles: Alison Ramsland3rd Singles: Megan Gesell
  • First Doubles: Ashley Perselay and Julia Edgar
  • Second Doubles: Jess Sullivan and Katie Howard-Johnson

The volleyball team fell to Morristown 2-0. The Cougars lost the first set 25-22 and the second set 25-16. Chatham was led by Ariana Diaz-Saavedra who had 7 assists and Natalie Schroder who had 5 digs.

The girls soccer team fell to Randolph 2-0. Randolph scored in the first couple of minutes, though Chatham came back well and ended the half strongly.  Randolph scored very early in the second half to take a 2-0 lead which Chatham found too much to pull back, despite a very positive last 20 minutes, where they broke through the Randolph defense a number of times and found a number of shots on goal.

The boys soccer team fell to Randolph 2-1.

The boys cross country team finished in 7th place in the NJAC Championships Tuesday with 194 points. Vernazza again led the way in 18th place and a time of 16:52. He was followed by Brian Leonard in 17:18; Will Mitchell in 17:33, Andrew Vena in 17:34, and Tom Whiteside in 17:51. The varsity averaged 17:26, their fastest at Greystone Park this season. They also were able to avenge an early season loss to Randolph.

The girls cross country team finished in 8th place out of 15 schools in the NJAC Championship with 228 points. The average time was 21:16. Top finishers were:

Runner Time Place Tess Frenzel 20:20 24th Laura Walsh 20:29 27th Alex Conforti 21:32 52nd Katie Steffens 21:47 57th Margot Cosgrove 22:12 68th Shannon Hynes 22:31 72nd Katie Robertson 23:01 82nd

 

The JV girls cross country team finished in fifth place in the NJAC Championships with 124 points. The average time was 22:50. Top runners were:

Runner Time Place Regyn Farnan 22:17 16th Hannah Brogan 22:53 33rd Kat Schmitter 22:55 34th Sarah Blanchard 22:59 37th Liz Malatesta 23:08 39th Jackie Hsu 23:54 59th Meredith Jenusaitis 24:46
Erin O'Connor 25:07 Kristen Stuzynski 25:08 Sydney Goldberg 31:08

The JV boys soccer team fell to Randolph 1-0.

The JV girls soccer team defeated Randolph 1-0.

The JV tennis team defeated Morristown 17-0.

The JV volleyball team fell to Morristown 2-0.

The boys JV cross country team finished in sixth place with 221 points in the NJAC Championship.

The frosh boys cross country team finished in first place in the NJAC Championships with 38 points.

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