Track and Field Opens at Pitman Distance Wars
TURLOCK, Calif. – The St. Francis track and field team opened the season with the distance group competing at the Pitman Distance Wars.
St. Francis won the featured Distance Medley Relay with a team featuring Erica Cradeur, Hanna Hekkanan, Haley Silva and Sydney Vandegrift winning in 13.23.49. The event features four legs including the 1200-400-800-1600.
Vandegrift won the varsity 800 meters in 2:31.20 with five Troubadours in the top five. Freshman Hanna Hekkenan (2:35.03) was third, junior Haley Silva2:35.49) was fourth and sophomore Grace Harrsion was seventh (2:38.51). Vandegrift and Silva were fourth and fifth, respectively in the 1600m.