Loveys and Stanley Smash Records, Mendham Sweeps at Morris

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Abby Loveys of Randolph and Jack Stanley of Mendham shredded the course records at Greystone and  Mendham swept the team titles at the Morris County Championships on Tuesday in Morris Plains. 

In the girls race, Loveys, a senior, remained undefeated this season by winning her third straight title by throwing down a 17:08 to slice 16 seconds off the former Greystone record of 17:24 was set by Alexa Westley of Warren Hills when she won the North Jersey, Sec. 2 Group 3 title last November. Westley will get a shot at the course record at the sectional meet on Nov. 3.  

Stanley, who won the state Group 3 race last year and second last year at the county meet, hammered out a 15:10 to chop 17 seconds off the boys course record of 15:27 that was run by Teddy Meredith of Hopewell Valley in the North Jersey, Sec. 2 Group 3 race last year.

Jared Cooper of Mountain Lakes also went under the the old course record with his runner-up time of 15:26, and Mendham's Jack Jennings ran 15:27, now tied for No. 3 in course history.

Led by Stanley, the NJ #5 Mendham boys captured its second straight title in dominating fashion, 38-78 over runner-up Morris Hills. Mendham went 1-3-7-13-14 and averaged 15:56. 

In the girls team race, Mendham outscored two-time defending champion Randolph, 71-95, to win its first title since 2015. Mendham averaged 19:45 and put five runners ahead of Randolph's No. 3 runner to secure the victory. Mendham,  which finished 5-14-15-17-20, was led by freshman Madison Orlins, fifth in 18:52.