Tabb's 1,600-meter relay team made it four in a row Saturday in Harrisonburg.
The foursome of Leigh Ann Soistmann, Micah Hanks, Taylor Omweg and Brittni King won the event for the fourth straight state meet, running 3:57.84 to win the race by more than five seconds.
Tabb's relay team won last year's outdoor 1,600-meter relay title, plus the last two state indoor championships.
Besides the Tabb relay team, athletes from the Peninsula and Bay Rivers districts won four individual championships.
In Group AAA, Phoebus freshman Carolyn Brown staked her claim as the fastest girl in Virginia by winning the 100-meter dash. Hampton's Crystal Ray ran one of the fastest times in Peninsula history in the 100-meter hurdles and Heritage's Jenira Shufford finished her senior year by winning the long jump.
In Group AA, Lafayette senior Desmond Smallwood narrowly won the 200-meter dash.
Brown had won the indoor 55-meter race. Outdoors, she ran 11.81 to beat Kings Fork's Gabrielle Snipes by more than a quarter of a second.
Ray, a sophomore, cracked the 14-second mark for the first time in running 13.82. Only Hampton's Tierra Brown has run faster in Peninsula history with a best time of 13.67 in 2007. Ray outran Western Branch's Taranisha Taylor, who finished in 14.03.
Shufford jumped 18 feet, 101/4 inches to win by three inches over Anna Williams of Thomas Edison.
Western Branch won the girls team championship with 64 points, seven better than Annandale. Heritage finished eighth and Phoebus ninth. Annandale and Grassfield tied for the boys' title with 44 points. Woodside was the best Peninsula team finishing 27th with eight points, all on Aaron Worrell's second-place finish in the triple jump.
Lafayette's boys finished third behind E.C. Glass and Loudoun County. The Rams finished with 40 points, while Glass had 47 and Loudoun County 42.
Smallwood had the second-best qualifying time behind E.C. Glass' Harrison Scharf, but nipped the Lynchburg senior by two one-hundredths of a second, 21.97 to 21.99. The positions were revered in the 100 meters with Scharf winning by four-hundredths of a second.
Smithfield's Marquis Childress had two second-place finishes, missing two gold medals by six inches. He jumped 22-9 1/4 in the long jump and 47-0 1/4 in the triple jump. Childress also added a seventh-place finish in the high jump.
Handley won the girls meet with 64 points. Top Bay Rivers teams were Jamestown and Tabb, who tied for sixth.Copyright © 2015, The Baltimore Sun