The four sections of the high school girls’ 4×800 are over and Jamaica’s Edwin Allen flirted with running sub-nine, before settling in at 9:01.

Official qualifiers are here. Magnifcat of Ohio was the final qualifier with a 9:17.  Many of these teams have run under nine minutes, including Edwin Allen.

Kim Mackay of Kellenberg Memorial (Uniondale, NY) had the fastest split of the morning, 2:10.1, to anchor her team’s 9:15.21 (the ninth best time out of the heats). Brittney Jackson (2:11.4 anchor) and Ty Vonna Johnson (2:12.4 leadoff) had the day’s second and third best carries, helping Columbia (Maplewood, NJ) to a 9:11.47, seventh fastest time overall.