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Historic: Calabar Sweeps 4x100m, 4x400m and 4x800m at 2018 Penn Relays

Historic: Calabar Sweeps 4x100m, 4x400m and 4x800m at 2018 Penn Relays
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Calabar has won the boys’ 4x100m, 4x400m and 4x800m relays this year’s Penn Relays; the first high school boys team to win three relays since 1949.

Calabar High won the high school boys 4×400 championship in a record 3:03.79!

Christopher Taylor of Calabar was named High School Boys’ Athlete of the Meet for Relay Events. He anchored the #PennRelays record-setting 4×400 (3:03.79) with a 44.84 split, the fastest ever at the Relays.

2018 High School Boys' Athlete of the Meet for Penn Relay Events.
2018 High School Boys’ Athlete of the Meet for Penn Relay Events.

The 4x400m team – Malik James-King, Anthony Danvers, Shemar Chambers (45.82), Christopher Taylor (44.84) – dominated and broke the championship record to set a new record of 3:03.79. Calabar beat Petersfield and Kingston College, who finished second (3:09.50) and third (3:09.60) consecutively.

The 4x100m team – Rosean Young, Christopher Wilson, Tyreke Wilson, Dejour Russell –won their race in 39.51 seconds ahead of Kingston College’s 40.13.