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Top VA performers at the Penn Relays Brandon Miles May 1, 2011

The 2011 Penn Relays had three all-time great performances from Virginia in the relays from the Western Branch girls 4x100, Bethel girls 4x400, and Hidden Valley girls DMR as they joined a short list of teams to ever break 46 seconds in the 4x100 (Western Branch 45.97), 3:50 in the 4x400 (Bethel 3:48.10), and 12 minutes in the DMR (Hidden Valley 11:46.93). Annie LeHardy ran anchor leg for Hidden Valley's DMR, which finished 3rd behind national powerhouse Fayetteville-Manlius of New York. (Photo by Maroon News)    A quick review of some of the top performers from Virginia at the Penn Relays.   VA Top Performers at Penn Relays Girls Pole Vault - 1. Cameron Overstreet (Atlee) 12-5.50 COA Girls 4x100 Finals  - 4. Western Branch 45.97 COA Girls Distance Medley Relay - 3. Hidden Valley 11:46.93 Boys High Jump - 2. Joey Muzzio (James Robinson) 6-7.75 Boys Pole Vault - 3. Chris Pillow (Atlee) 15-9 Boys Mile - 4. Kyle King (Grafton) 4:12.16, 5. Jeremy Greenwald (Grassfield) 4:14.65,. Small School Girls 4x100 Finals - 5. Phoebus 47.68  Boys 3K - 4. Silas Frantz (Douglas Freeman) 8:30.39, 13. Adam Visokay (Albemarle) 8:35.26,. Girls 3K - 6. Krista Deceault (Sherando) 9:43.68, 11. Hannah Lowery (Stafford) 10:02.15 Boys 400 Hurdles - 5. Anthony Williams (Potomac) 54.37 Large School Girls 4x100 Trials -  4. Western Branch 46.49, 24. Landstown 49.18, 25. Osbourn Park 49.23. Small School Girls 4x100 Trials - 9. Phoebus 48.27. Girls 4x400 Trials - 8. Bethel 3:48.10, 15. Western Branch - 3:52.78, 24. Osbourn Park - 3:57.14, 25. Phoebus - 3:57.32, 26. Battlefield 3:57.39, 30. Thomas Edison 3:58.47, 34. Landstown 3:48.93, 42. St. Catherine's 3:59.70. Boys 4x400 Trials - 31. Annandale 3:22.82, 36. Western Branch 3:22.82, 39. Woodbridge 3:23.10. Boys Triple Jump - 5. Sean Price (South Lakes) 47-3.25, 8. Marcus Dean (Western Branch) 46-10.75 Girls Triple Jump - 5. Desmonae Gray (Western Branch) 38-6.75 Boys Shot - 4. Isaiah Simmons (Woodbridge) 63-2.75 Girls Discus - 7. Daquaa Scott (Robert E. Lee) 127-9. Girls 4x800 Trials - 13. West Potomac 9:21.84, 16. Lake Braddock 9:23.86, 20. Battlefield 9:27.35, 29. Osbourn Park 9:33.44. Girls 400 Hurdles - 13. Vammonie Boddie (Phoebus) 1:04.27 Boys 4x100 Trials - 17. Western Branch 42.59, 66. Grassfield 43.61, 83. South Lakes 43.82  Boys 4x800 Trials - 13. Mountain View 7:56.27, 29. Tallwood 8:03.04.

FM sets Penn record in DMR, Pierce upsets Cuffe in 3K Christopher Hunt Apr 29, 2011

Fayetteville-Manlius won the Distance Medley Relay Championship of America at The Penn Relays Thursday in a meet record 11:34.46. F-M led a New York-contingent that owned the DMR. North Shore, carried by Brianna Nerud’s 3:31.7 leadoff and Samantha Nadel’s 4:45.84 anchor, finished second in 11:36.10. Cardozo, which had the day’s fastest 4x400 relay, finished fourth in 11:51.16.

NEW JERSEY AT THE PENN RELAYS Apr 28, 2011

                            THE EXCITEMENT CONTINUES. CBA WINS COA DISTANCE MEDLEY / MORGAN PEARSON TAKES 3000M TO END THE DAY NICK VENA WINS HIS 4TH PENN SHOT PUT WITH A MEET RECORD 72-9.25!!     DICKINSON KICKS THINGS OFF WITH COME FROM BEHIND WIN IN 4X8 PRELIM TO Q FROR COA RACE / VERSA ANCHORS IN 1:51.7       PENN RELAYS WEEKEND! COMING TO YOU FROM HISTORIC FRANKLIN FIELD / NJRUNNERS AND THE MILESPLIT NETWORK WILL BE BRINGING YOU BLANKET COVERAGE ALL THREE DAYS.

Penn Relays - VA Entrants Brandon Miles Apr 25, 2011

A list of Virginia teams and relays competing at this week's Penn Relays. This year's Penn Relays certainly expects to produce some of the fastest times this spring from Virginia's best relays while big names will star in the individual events including Isaiah Simmons, Keilah Tyson, Cameron Overstreet, Cody Snyder, Desmonae Gray, Jeremy Greenwald, Kyle King, Chris Pillow, Krista DeCeault, Anthony Williams, Silas Frantz,  Anaquan Peterson, and Hannah Lowery. Relays to pay particular attention to are the Western Branch girls 4x100 and 4x400, Hidden Valley girls DMR, and potential for several boys relays to stake their mid-season claims as Virginia's best relays in the 4x100, 4x400, and 4x800.

Penn Relays: Annual Trip to Remember Nolan Jez Apr 24, 2011

  With spring and the imminent hope for warm weather comes many things such as horse racing, spring football, picnics, biking adventures and much more but for me it means one thing, Penn Relays. The Penn Relays Carnival is one of the oldest and longest running (no pun intended) events in the sporting world. For someone who loves track and field The Relays, as they are colloquially known, represent the Mecca of the track and field world representing everything that is great and pure about the sport. 

Week in Review -Brandon Barnes 1:57, Howard Tech 3:20 4x4!, Penns Acceptance List, Latest Poll Apr 23, 2011

  Poll - Can Howard Break the Northern Delaware Penn Relays Boys 4x4 record?   McNamara Mustangs Invitational Meet Results   Boys Highlights 800 Meter Run -   Brandon Barnes (Dover High School) 1:57.36;     Twilight Relays Meet Results Girls Highlights Distance Medley Relay - Tatnall 12:20.69; Shot Put - Kadijah Doughty (Cape Henlopen High School) 38-11; Sprint Medley Relay - Christiana High School 4:27.32; Triple Jump - Brittany Powell (Mount Pleasant High School) 36-10; Desirae Diamond (Harford Technical High School) 36-3w; Boys Highlights 4x1600 Meter Relay - Tatnall 18:24.86; 4x400 Meter Relay - Howard Tech High School 3:20.78; Milford High School 3:21.77; Distance Medley Relay - Tatnall 10:44.28; Sprint Medley Relay - McKean (Thomas) High School 3:38.39; Glasgow 3:38.86; Milford High School 3:38.87; Brandywine High School 3:43.30; Triple Jump - Marquis Dendy (Middletown High School) 47-4.25;