FAST TRACK

When Jayda Bailey of Taft High ran 54.20 seconds to win the girls' 400 meters in the City Section track and field championships at Birmingham High on May 28, she moved into sixth on the all-time region performer list.

The following is a list of the top 10 performers from the region.

Time, Individual, School, Year

50.87+, Denean Howard, Kennedy, '82

51.48, Sherri Howard, Kennedy, '80

52.91, Marion Jones**, Rio Mesa, '91

53.96, Kadrina Coffee***, Palmdale, '95

54.09, Angela Burnham, Rio Mesa, '89

54.20, Jayda Bailey**, Taft, '98

54.38, Tina Howard, Kennedy, '81

55.23, Simone Cain*, Hueneme, '87

55.24, Melissa Jordan, Camarillo, '83

55.32, Madette Smith*, Quartz Hill, '86

+--National high school record. *--junior. **--sophomore. ***--freshman. Others are seniors.

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