NEW YORK, NY -- The Union Catholic girls burned up the track with a pair of sizzling victories at the Millrose Games Trials on Wednesday night at the 168th Street Armory.
In the 4x800 meter relay Invitational, the Vikings rolled to victory in 9:21.86, the fastest time in the country this season. The four runners for UC were Ashleigh Patterson (2:22.32), Morgan Jackson (2:19.69), Zamira Ysaac (2:20.69), and Morgan Williams (2:19.14).
The Vikings also dropped a red-hot 3:56.34, the third fastest time in the nation this season, to win the 4x400 Private School race. UC was in a close battle with Paul VI through three legs,but then UC senior Chidumga Nkulume blasted a 56.31 anchor carry to give UC a two second victory over Paul VI, second in a 3:58.34.
The first three runners on the 4x400 for UC were Aniyah Charles (60.83), Avery Jordan (58.98), Maameyaa Nyinah and (60.21).
With its victories in the 4x400 and 4x800, Union Catholic qualified to run those races at the Millrose Games on Feb. 8 at the NY Armory.