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Pearl River Girls Relay Earns All-American Status

The Pearl River team of Molly Shine, Danielle Muchoe, Maria Kohlbrenner and Kelly Hayes finished fifth in the girls distance medley relay at the New Balance National Championships.

Pearl River's quartet of Molly Shine, Danielle Muchoe, Maria Kohlbrenner and Kelly Hayes earned their place as All-Americans Saturday.

The four Pirates finished fifth in the girls distance medley relay in a time of 12:01.43 at the National Scholastic Sports Foundation New Balance Outdoor Track & Field National Championsip at North Carolina A&T University in Greensboro, NC.

The official time also improved the school record set earlier this season and is fifth-best in Rockland County history.

The distance medley relay is broken up into 1200, 400, 800 and 1600 meter legs.

The splits were as follows:

  • Shine ran the 1200 in 3:42.21
  • Muchoe ran the 400 in 60.71
  • Kohlbrenner ran the 800 in 2:20.14
  • Hayes ran the 1600 in 4:58.38

Shine, a senior, is headed to Boston College in the Fall. Kohlbrenner will attend Duke. Hayes and Muchoe are sophomores.

henry borawski June 17, 2012 at 02:58 AM
Great job girls! You made us proud!
Carol Dyer June 17, 2012 at 01:53 PM
Congratulations to a great group of girls and their coaches!!
Eileen Shepard June 17, 2012 at 03:40 PM
What a great group of young women--in the classroom and on the track. You make us so proud! Great job, coaches!
Laura S. June 18, 2012 at 02:58 PM
I am so proud of you girls! Great things can be accomplished when you believe in yourselves!

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