The North Shore girl's distance runners just continue to set the tone for Long Island.

The Vikings quartet of Brianna Nerud, Elizabeth Sheerin, Emily Osman and Samantha Nadel took second in the Champions of America distance medley relay race Thursday at the Penn Relays in a Nassau County-record time of 11 minutes, 36.1 seconds.

It was the second fastest time in Penn Relays history for the Vikings, who finished behind upstate Fayetteville-Manlius, which set the top mark (11:34.46).

Nadel knew early her team had a chance to do something special.

"I knew right away on the first leg. Brianna handed off the baton in the lead," said Nadel. "She ran an incredible 1,200."

Nerud's 1,200 split of 3:31.7 was the fastest in Penn Relays history.

Sheerin ran the 400, while Osman and Nadel ran the 800 and 1,600 portions of the relay.

"We saw how successful she was and realized we all needed put out an A+ effort," Nadel said.

In other Penn Relay races, St. Anthony's team of Olicia Williams, Lauren Fontana, Danielle Cornell and Alex Russo finished fourth in the Champions of America 4x800 race in 9:09.1.

In other girl's events, Uniondale's girls 4x400 team of Brittney Webley, Monique Mitchell, Kadesha Roberts and Adrianna Powell won their hear with a season-best time of 3:56.43, while Bay Shore's Danielle Rowe, Cesia Andrade, Aasha Jackson and Jessica Gelibert won its 4x400 heat in 4:00.60.

In boy's races, Half Hollow Hills West's Abdias Myrtil, Justin Connor, Justin Ma and Dan McCord placed second in their 4x400-meter relay heat in 3:19.22. It was the fastest time for a Long Island school at the relays.

Bay Shore's John Scott, Dayne Savory, Connor Crane and Raphael Rother won their 4x100 heat in a time of 43.54, while the Marauders' 4x400 crew of Dan Goldberg, Kadesh Roberts, Crane and Rother placed third in 3:26.75.