Pennsauken boys race to N.J. #1 in 800 relay at Deptford Relays!!!

Pennsauken is picking up outdoors right where it left off indoors. With some fast relay work.

Racing at the Deptford Spartan Relays, the Indians won the 800-meter relay with a New Jersey No. 3 1:31.45, won the 1,600-meter relay with a New Jersey No. 5 3:24.60 and also ran 44.53 in the 400-meter relay.

Senior Nadir Paige and juniors Kahlil Ali, Elijah Jennings and Bryce Tucker ran on the 4-by-2, Ali, Paige, junior Joel Oquendo and Tucker ran the 4-by-4, and Ali, Tucker, Jennings and Paige the 4-by-100. The Indians also took 2nd in the DMR, with junior Brian Harrell leading off, sophomore Marquai Chestnut running the 400, Oquendo the 800 and sophomore Jaylam Thach the 1,600.

Tucker also won the open 400-meter hurdles in 54.73 in his first 400IH race since he won the USATF Junior Olympics in Jacksonville in July. Deptford junior Lathan Brown finished second in 56.51, a 2 ½-second PR

Pennsauken also won the two-by-intermediates with Tucker and sophomore Zah’kye Copling, although their individual times were not listed in the results.

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