Edwin Allen wins 4x800m at Penn Relays 2019
Edwin Allen wins 4x800m at Penn Relays 2019

Edwin Allen won their 5th High School Girls’ 4×800 Championship of America Penn Relays title on Friday (26 April).

The quartet of Jessica McLean (2:14.77), Kayan Green (2:11.21), Nadine Rose (2:12.71) and Rushana Dwyer (2:15.34) combined to take victory in 8:54.02.

The victory was Edwin Allen’s first since 2012 and fourth in the last 10 years.

Union Catholic of New Jersey finished second in 9:00.36 and eumann-Goretti of Pensovanina, third in 9:03.07.


1 Edwin Allen  (Clarendon, JAM) 8:54.02 Jessica McLean (2:14.77), Kayan Green (2:11.21), Nadine Rose (2:12.71), Rushana Dwyer (2:15.34) A
2 Union Catholic  (Scotch Plains, NJ) 9:00.36 Morgan Williams (2:15.19), Leena Morant (2:11.80), Ashleigh Patterson (2:18.43), Jerika Lufrano (2:14.96) D
3 Neumann-Goretti  (Philadelphia, PA) 9:03.07 Makayla Perry (2:15.95), Dasia Wilson (2:16.70), Sanaiya Watts (2:18.32), Kami Joi Hickson (2:12.12) B
4 Shenendehowa  (Clifton Park, NY) 9:15.50 Lily Digman (2:26.53), Jade Dennis (2:13.09), Hannah Belleville (2:21.51), Jada Dennis (2:14.38) C
5 Haddonfield Memorial  (Haddonfield, NJ) 9:18.37 Sarah Naticchia (2:17.53), Lindsay Colflesh (2:21.40), Payton Weiner (2:19.48), Allison Colflesh (2:19.97) F
6 Severna Park  (Severna Park, MD) 9:19.57 Emily Knight (2:14.24), Brenna Mullaney (2:20.19), Allysa Combs (2:24.94), Sophia Zell (2:20.20) H
7 South Lakes  (Reston, VA) 9:22.06 Caitlyn Morris (2:20.62), Emily Lannen (2:18.77), Annika Yu (2:23.69), Isabelle Gulgert (2:19.00) L
8 West Springfield  (Springfield, VA) 9:22.30 Sarah Coleman (2:18.44), Lillian Stephens (2:18.36), Chase Kappeler (2:23.88), Ana Bock (2:21.63) G
9 Corning-Painted Post  (Corning, NY) 9:28.29 Jayla Skeete (2:24.05), Claire Mason (2:21.40), Lindsey Butler (2:14.66), Elora Ferrie (2:28.19) K
10 Elizabethtown Area  (Elizabethtown, PA) 9:30.68 Cat Shontz (2:21.89), Madeline Quinn (2:22.43), Sierra Kapsos (2:28.66), Kate Locker (2:17.72) J
11 Friends’ Central  (Wynnewood, PA) 9:30.70 Isabel MacFarland (2:23.81), Micah Trusty (2:15.37), Rebecca Wusinich (2:27.20), Lydia Russell (2:24.33) I
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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.