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


By Anthony Foster

Is a two-time Jamaica sports journalist of the year (2004 and 2005) and world-renowned journalist. One of his award-winning articles was on Usain Bolt, 6-time Olympic champion, 11-time World champion and sprint double record holder, was published in the Jamaica Gleaner in 2004. Anthony has covered Olympic Games in Beijing 2008, London 2012 and Rio 2016; Six (6) IAAF World Athletics Championships between 2007 and 2019 and several other international sporting events, including the 2007 World Cup of cricket and his favourite football team, Argentina vs the USA in 2004.

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