The State College track and field team has one of the best relay teams in the nation.
That fact was reaffirmed Saturday afternoon at Franklin Field.
The 3,200-meter relay team finished sixth in the Penn Relays Championship of American, turning in a torrid time of 7 minutes, 45.12 seconds.
Chris Golembeski, Kyle Adams, Mason Post and Will Cather each ran legs under 2 minutes en route to the time, bettering their time from Friday’s race and finshing fourth among American teams and first among the entries from Pennsylvania.
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Calabar of Kingston, Jamaica, won the race in 7:37.36, with another Jamaican team taking third. Teams from New York, New Jersey and Virginia were the others ahead of the Little Lions in the 12-team race.
Also, Bryce Williams finished fifth in the triple jump. He was third after the second round of jumps before falling back, with a top leap of 47 feet, 11 3/4 inches on his third of six attempts.
In addition, the 4x400 relay team was eighth in its heat and 80th overall with a time of 3:25.75 for the foursome of Jonathan Smith, Noah Woods, Alex Milligan and Anthony Deglaris.