Highlights from the Morris County Relays

Hey track and field fans, if you can't get to today's Morris County Relays, have no fear because live updates from the meet will be right here.


The meet is scheduled to get going at 4:30 p.m. Be sure to keep checking back here for the latest updates in a meet that promises to deliver plenty of fireworks at Drew University in Madison.


9:11 p.m. CONGRATS TO RANDOLPH ON THE TEAM SWEEP!!! It's the 2nd straight boys title for Randolph and its 14th overall. For the Randolph girls, it was its first title since 2011 and its 17th overall.    

9:08 p.m. Randolph wins the girls team title, 60-45 over runner-up Roxbury. 

9:07 p.m. Morris Hills wins the girls 4x400 in 4:12.47 to end the meet.

8:53 p.m. Girls 4x400 varsity is up.

8:52 p.m. Alex Pai finished off a crazy quad with a 52.9 4x400 anchor for Morris Hills. He also went 4:28.5 on the winning DMR, 2:02.2 on the runner-up 4x800, 1:58.4 on the SMR!!  

8:51 p.m. WHAT A FINISH FOR THE BOYS TEAM TITLE!!! Morris Hills gets 3rd in the boys 4x400 and Randolph gets 6th, which means that RANDOLPH WINS THE TEAM TITLE, 49-48 OVER MORRIS HILLS!!! I told you this meet was going to be off the chain!!! 

8:50 p.m. Chatham wins the boys 4x400 in 3:35.29.

8:46 p.m. Seeded boys 4x400 just went off.

8:35 p.m. Here we go!!! Boys Varsity 4x400 is up. 3 heats. Randolph leads Morris Hills, 48-42.  

8:11 p.m. Will the Randolph boys make it a team sweep for the Rams??? The answer will come soon in te    

8:05 p.m. Boys 4x400 JV is up.

8:04 p.m. THE GIRLS TEAM CHAMP IS RANDOLPH!!! With one event to go, Randolph leads Roxbury, 60-37. What a performance by the Rams!!! Congrats to coach Len Pietrewicz and his girls!!!!

7:59 p.m. BOYS TEAM SCORING UPDATE-Randolph leads Morris Hills, 48-42, heading into the final event-the 4x400 relay.

7:54 p.m. Roxbury just won the girls SMR in 4:26.19. 

7:46 p.m. Girls SMR is next.

7:45 p.m. YOWZAA!!! ALEX PAI JUST BLEW THIS PLACE UP!! 1:58.4!!! IN THIS PLACE IS VERY FAST!!! And that was his third race of the meet!!! Pai came from way back to win the SMR, stopping the clock in 3:43.67 to give the Morris Hills boys the win. 

7:35 p.m. Randolph wins the boys PV with a combned 11-2. Francis Price of Delbarton and Graydon Rogers of Morristown each cleared 5-10. 

7:30 p.m. Blythe Hehmeyer cleared a meet best 9-6 to lead Montville to victory in the girls PV with a combined 18-0. Alicia Gupte made 8-6 for Montville.  

7:25 p.m. Boys SMR's are up now

7:15 p.m. Boys team scoring update-After 6 events it's all deadlocked at 32-32 between Morris Hills and Randolph.  

7:12 p.m. It's time for the girls JV 4x800's.

7:01 p.m. Boys JV 4x800's are running right now.

7:00 p.m. After 6 events-the Randolph girls lead Roxbury, 52-25. 

6:49 p.m. 10 more points for Randolph as Brooke Olson finishes off the win for the Randolph in the 4x800 as they go 9:53.11. Randolph splits-Courtney Darakjy-2:30.3, Abby Loveys-2:23.6, Meredith Finley-2:33.6, and Brooke Olson-2:25.4. 

6:44 p.m. Randolph girls way out front in 4x800 after 2 legs.

6:39 p.m. Girls 4x800 is next 

6:37 p.m. Whippany boys 4x800 splits-Ryan Downey-2:04.7, Nick Zipeto 2:11.8, Nicholas Thoma 2:04.7, and Joseph Thoms 2:00.0.

6:36 p.m. Whippany Park pulls away on the anchor as Joseph Thoma burns it up with a 2:00.0 split to bring WP across first in a meet record 8:21.33!!!! Old record was 8:22.21 by Morristown in 2014. 

6:34 p.m. Mendham and Morris Hills and Whippany Park together at final handoff in boys 4x800.

6:31 p.m. Meghan O'Malley and Karen Hull are killing this meet!!! O'Malley clears a meet best 5-5 and  Hull goes 5-0, the 2nd best jump, to give Randolph the win in the girls HJ. O'Malley and Hull are killing this meet and nd best jump, to give Randolph the win in the girls HJ. Randolph is rolling!!!!

6:30 p.m. Alex Pai drops a 2:02 and change on 1st leg to give Mo Hills the lead 

6:27 p.m. Seeded boys 4x800 is on the track now. Morris Hills favored to win this.

6:12 p.m. John Burk of Parsippany had the top boys SP throw with a 56-2 1/, just off his NJ #3 56-4 1/2. Morristown won the shot with a combined 88-0. Matt Napoleon had a 52-11 and Philip Pruden had a 37-1 1/4 for Mo-Town.  

6:16 p.m. Boys 4x800 in n the track. 2 heats

6:00 p.m. Girls JV 4x200 is up now 

5:52 p.m. Randolph just won the boys PV with a combined 21-0 as Jackson Yeakel went 11-0 and Nick Adams 10-0 for Randolph.

5:47 p.m. JV boys 4x200 is on the track now. 

5:45 p.m. Roxbury wins the girls 4x200 in 1:52.34. Alexis Smith led off for Roxbury with a 27.2. Freshman Karen Hull blasted a 25.9 anchor for runner-up Randolph in the 4x200. Hull is clearly one of the state's best young talents!!!! She can do everything!!!   

5:42 p.m. Whippany Park girls win the shot put with a combined 67-3 1/4.  Kate Matrisciano (39-09 3/4 and Sophia Avallone (27-5 1/2) teamed up for the win. Chioma Eluemunor of Morris Hills had the top throw of the meet with a 40-6.   

5:37 p.m. Girls 4x200 is up now

5:35 p.m. Avery Brown rallies on the boys 4x200 anchor to give Chatham the win in 1:37.39. Brown went 23.4.

5:22 p.m. Boys 4x200 is up now.

5:14 p.m. Randolph girls DMR splits- Brooke Olson (3:50.4), Courtney Darakjy (67.6), Meredith Finley (2:31.3) and Abby Loveys (5:13.4)

5:13 p.m. Loveys brings Randolph across first in the girls DMR in 12:43.08.

5:08 p.m. Abby Loveys has a huge lead as she takes off to run the anchor for Randolph.

5:04 p.m. Brooke Olson opens a 2 sec. lead with a 3:50.4 1,200 carry for Randolph.

5:00 p.m. Girls DMR is next. Randolph is NJ #1 with a 12:40.66.

4:57 p.m. Alex Pai brings Mo Hills across first in 10:45.86. Pai goes 4:28.8.  Clay went 4:24 to bring Mo-Towna across 2nd in 10:49.08. 

The 1st 3 legs for Mo Hills were handled by Matt Morena (3:19.1), Michael Creighton (52.8), and Nalin Chopra (2:04.5).   

4:53 p.m. Alex Pai grabs the baton from Chopra with about a 50 meter lead. Eric Clay of Mo-Town us moving up! 

4:52 p.m. Mo Hills pulling away on 800 leg with Nalin Chopra banging out 4 big time laps.    

4:50 p.m. Morris Hills first. Mendham 2nd and Chatham third in boys DM at the 2nd handoff. 

4:46 p.m. Boys DM on the track now.

4:44 p.m. The Randolph make it a sweep in the shuttles by winning in 31.39. Montville 2nd in 32.61.

4:38 p.m. Boys shuttles are next 

4:36 p.m. Randolph overcomes a fall on the 2nd leg to win the girls shuttles in 34.44. Chatham 2nd in 34.81. Huge 3rd leg from Randolph's junior Jordyn Kranis goes 8.3 gave her team a lead. Soph. star Meghan O'Malley split 7.9 to finish off the win for Randolph as she held off Chatham star Simone Kirton. Freshman Karen Hull led off for Randolph with an 8.2.   

4:30 p.m. Here we go. First of 6 heats of the girls shuttles if off. 

4:23 p.m. The meet will start with the girls shutltes hurdles.   

4:15 p.m. I'm trackside here at Drew getting ready for the start. Are you as jacked up as I am?? Yup, I thought so!!!! This meet should be off the hook!!!