GREENSBORO, NC. - Western Branch's quartet of Dawson, Williams, Blackley, and Harris took home the 800m SMR national title in a US #4 all-time performance of 1:29.04. To reach the finish this fast the first three legs split 43.10 for the first 400 and handed off to Micaiah Harris who anchored the team in a 46.04 400.
This split is particularly impressive considering Harris split 45.68 yesterday on the 400 leg in the Swedish medley.
This marks Western Branch's first title on the boys side of the 2017 Championships and their second overall.