Edwin Allen produced a record run to take the top spot in Friday’s High School Girls’ 4x100m Championship of America final at the 123rd Penn Relays.

The quartet of Kasheika Cameron, Kevona Davis, Shellece Clark and Patrice Moody combined for 43.96secs, the first sub-44 in Penn Relays history.

Edwin Allen, winners of the event for the fourth straight year, beat Vere’s 2004 record of 44.32.

The school from Frankfield in Clarendon now has four of the fastest times at this event.

Three other Jamaican schools finished in the top four.

St. Jago, 44.53secs, Kimone Shaw, Aneka Brissette, Tissanna Hickling and Joanne Reid

Hydel, 44.56secs, Isheena Belnavis, Roneisha McGregor, Ray-Donna Lee and Shiann Salmon

St. Catherine, 45.26, Cish Williams, Shakiera Bowra, Alliyah Allwood and Julien Alfred

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Anthony Foster is a renowned Jamaican sports journalist, honored twice as the Jamaica sports journalist of the year (in 2004 and 2005). His journalistic achievements are globally recognized. Notably, he authored an award-winning article on Usain Bolt, the iconic 6-time Olympic champion, 11-time World champion, and record holder for the sprint double. This significant piece was published in the Jamaica Gleaner in 2004. Anthony's extensive coverage includes prestigious events such as the Olympic Games in Beijing 2008, London 2012, and Rio 2016. He has also provided coverage for seven (7) World Athletics Championships held between 2007 and 2022, alongside various other international sporting events. Noteworthy mentions comprise his coverage of the 2007 World Cup of cricket and his cherished experience reporting on the 2004 clash between his favorite football team, Argentina, and the USA.


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