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Nordhoff Express is the best relay team in U.S.

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Cameron Kunde (left) runs the anchor leg at the Penn Relays last weekend. The junior star helped the Rangers to a third-place finish in the Championship of America finals. (Photos by Tom Connelly)

Mike Miller, Ojai Valley New sports editor
Competing in front of 40,000 spectators is not something many high school athletes get the opportunity to do, but the Nordhoff High School 4-by-800-meter relay team comprised of Varian Wilson, Elijah Balderas, Landis Meyer, and Cameron Kunde did just that when they competed in the world-famous Penn Relays last week. Not only did the foursome compete, but they finished third in the Championship of America finals and were the top team in the United States with a blistering time of 7:43.93.

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