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Local relay team wins at nationals

GREENSBORO, N.C. - With a 14th-best national time of 11 minutes, 42.94 seconds the Collins Hill distance medley relay team won the championship at the Nike Outdoor Nationals on Saturday.

Nicky Akande ran the 1,200-meter, Symone Glover run the 400, Sydney Williams the 800 and Amanda Winslow anchored in the 1,600.

The time is also the best ever for a Georgia team.

The championship highlighted a trip that included two fourth-place finishes as well.

Winslow ran the 2-mile in 10:23.19 to earn All-American status and the sprint medley team also finished fourth in 4:01.82. In that race, Williams ran the 200, Carmen Garcia ran the 200, Glover run the 400 and Akande ran the 800.