BURGAW, NC (WECT) - The Pender High School 4x100 meter relay team is this week's WECT Athlete of the Week.
Trell Brown, Tylek Bordeaux, Hakhel Henry and Lavell Henry won the 1A state championship at North Carolina A&T on Sunday.
The relay team finished in 43.47 seconds, breaking the school record. It's the first time a relay team from Pender has won the 4x100 state title since 1990. Pender High finished ninth in the team standings.
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