Hydel wins HS Girls Championship of America 4x100m, 4x400m titles at Penn Relays

By Sports Desk April 29, 2023
Hydel High's victorious 4x100m team (from left) Oneika McAnuff, Alana Reid, Shemonique Hazle and Alliah Baker. Hydel High's victorious 4x100m team (from left) Oneika McAnuff, Alana Reid, Shemonique Hazle and Alliah Baker. Penn Relays

Hydel High had an excellent final day at the 127th Penn Relays at the Franklin Field on Saturday.

First, they comfortably won the High School Girls 4x100m title.

National Under 20 100m record holder Alana Reid, Oneika McAnuff, Shemonique Hazle and Alliah Baker combined to run 44.16, more than a second faster than runners up Bullis School (45.59). St. Jago ran 45.98 for third.

The rest of the field was rounded out by McDonogh School (46.57), St. Augustine’s (46.61), Heritage (46.75), South County (46.80) and Wolmer’s Girls (52.32). Defending champions Edwin Allen failed to finish.

Hydel also took top spot in the 4x400m final.

Aaliyah Mullings, Oneika McAnuff, Jody-Ann Daley and Danielle King combined to run 3:15.63 to win ahead of Edwin Allen (3:16.20) and Bullis School (3:36.25). Holmwood Technical (3:43.13) and St. Catherine High (3:45.03) were fourth and fifth, respectively.

Edwin Allen, the region’s lone representative in the 4x800m final, finished second in a time of 8:58.83. New Jersey’s Union Catholic dominated the race to win in 8:44.98 while North Carolina’s Mount Tabor was third in 9:04.88.

 

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