South Jersey Group IV Sectionals
Memorial Day weekend and the team traveled off to Egg Harbor Twonship high school for the South Jersey Group IV Sectional Championships. 17 season best performances along with many being lifetime best. Kaela Schrier got the meet started off in the right direction with a lifetime pr of 127' 7" to become Cherokee's first ever Sectional champion in the Javelin. Her Throw is #2 in school history. Also on Friday Freshman Morgan Clark ran her pr in the 400m at 59.53(#9 AllTime) to finish 7th and just miss making it to states. The 1600m saw Jess McAdams run her lifetime pr of 5:17.41. The trio of Gianna Thornton, Sierra Keller and Lua Fernandez all saw season best jumps in the long jump. Saturday continued the strong efforts with Keller and Thornton both pr's in the triple jump. Schrier pr'ing in the discus and all three 3200m runners running pr's. Megan Gernhardt had nearly a 30 second pr just missing going under 12 at 12:01.91. The 4x100m relay team of Thornton, Clark, Jess Strauss, and Carolyn Strauss ran their 2nd fastest relay time this season at 50.27 to get 6th and advance to the State championship meet.