Parkland relay team’s unique strategy

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- One of the best high school female relay teams in the country called the Piedmont home, but this team is just a little out of the ordinary.

Most relay teams are made up of four runners, but that is not the case at Parkland Magnet High School.

Only four girls can run at a time, but the Mustangs have five girls on their 4x200 relay team, which could be the secret since all five are competing to be one of the four on race day.