Mother Nature proved to be the only thing capable to standing in Barlow's way Wednesday afternoon, but the Bruins came together to conquer the elements and their opponents for a key three-way sweep that establishes them as the team to beat heading into the last month of the season.
The Barlow girls set the tone from the opening race - a battle between two of the elite 400-meter relays in the state. The Bruins got out quick and put pressure on Saint Mary's to catch up, as a result, the Blues bobbled the baton and were disqualified.
Barlow's tag-team came across the line in 49.40 seconds - a time that ranks third-best at the 6A level this year, just .12 hundredths behind Lakeridge in the No. 1 spot.
Look for full meet coverage, including the boys win over Central Catholic, in the April 28 edition of The Outlook.