Winslow girls DESTROY South Jersey 800-Meter Relay record in trials at New Balance Nationals!!!!!

The quartet of juniors Flora Ahiarakwe and Shakira Dancy, sophomore Tionna Tobias and senior Iyianna Williams ran 1:39.94 Saturday in the 800-meter relay trials at the New Balance Nationals at the Armory, shattering a 17-year-old South Jersey record and advancing to the finals.

Winslow posted the sixth-fastest qualifying time, winning the fifth of six heats by about 2 1/2 seconds.

The previous South Jersey record of 1:40.77 was set by Amandi Rhett and Moorestown on the same track at Easterns in 2000.

The previous Camden County record was 1:41.14, set by Woodrow Wilson in 2006. Winslow’s previous school record was a 1:41.78 at nationals three years ago.

Winslow’s time is No. 5 in state history, behind two Columbia performances and one each by Union Catholic and Franklin Township.

The championship is scheduled for 12:55 p.m. Sunday. Heat sheets not yet available.

Here’s the all-time state indoor list, with every time under 1:43 and the meet it was accomplished where known.

1:38.99 … Columbia, 2014 [Millrose]
1:39.29 … Union Catholic, 2016 [Easterns]
1:39.37 … Columbia, 2011 [Nationals]
1:39.74 … Franklin, 2003 [Easterns]
1:39.94 … Winslow Twp., 2017 [Nationals]
1:39.94 … East Orange, 2007 [Easterns]
1:40.51 … Union Catholic, 2014 [Nationals]
1:40.67 … Union Catholic, 2017 [Easterns]
1:40.77 … Moorestown, 2000 [Easterns]
1:41.07 … Union Catholic, 2015 [Armory Invitational]
1:41.13 … Queen of Peace, 2003 []
1:41.14 … Woodrow Wilson, 2006
1:41.19 … Camden, 2008 [Easterns]
1:41.28 … Woodrow Wilson, 2005 []
1:41.42 … Moorestown, 1999
1:41.43 … East Orange, 2004 []
1:41.59 … Lincoln, 1981 []
1:41.65 … Jackson, 2008 []
1:41.67 … Columbia, 2013 [Easterns]
1:41.67 … Franklin, 2005 []
1:41.70 … Willingboro, 2002[]
1:41.74 … Franklin, 2001 []
1:41.78 … Winslow Twp., 2014 [Nationals]
1:41.87 … Trenton, 1986 []
1:41.91 … Trenton, 1983 []
1:41.96 … Newark Central, 1983 []
1:41.97 … Columbia, 2012 [Easterns]
1:41.98 … Camden, 2009 [Easterns]
1:42.11 … Union, 2012 [Easterns]
1:42.15 … Columbia, 2010 ]Nationals]
1:42.40 … Columbia, 2015 [Nationals]
1:42.42 … Neptune, 2014 [Nationals]
1:42.45 … Deptford, 2015 [Easterns]
1:42.45 … Rancocas Valley, 2017 [Easterns]
1:42.49 … Winslow Twp., 2013 [Nationals]
1:42.52 … Piscataway, 2014 [Easterns]
1:42.99 … Newark Tech, 2012 [Nationals]

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