Going into the the final event of the Class AAAA Girls Track and Field Championships on Saturday afternoon, Chapel Hill trailed by two points to Woodward Academy.
Chapel Hill’s Meghan Daniels, Kendria Edouard, Aliyah Sangster and Ilene Soleyn was able to handle the pressure of the moment.
The foursome had a time of three minutes, 54.12 seconds to win the event by eight seconds over Marist to capture the state title.
It was the girl’s program first state title.
Chapel Hill got its first points the day before when senior Angel Amadi finished seventh in the triple jump.
Junior Kayla Alexander finished fifth in the long jump to add to that point total. Sangster took second in the 400 event while Edouard, a Georgia Tech signee, was fifth.
Amadi went 11.87 to finish second in the 100 and was fourth in the 200 at 24.9 seconds. Alexander, a two-time champion in the 100 hurdles, went 13.86 second to finish runner-up in the event.
Soleyn was sixth in the 800 at 2:21. It would also be the last meet for coach Kelly Williams as she announced she was stepping down as coach after the meet.