Varsity Track Team Claims First Place at PVAC Championships

Oakcrest claimed its second track championship title of the season on Wednesday night, with the Varsity Track & Field team winning the PVAC Varsity Track & Field Championships. The Chargers handily beat out the competition for a first place total of 194 points.

The meet, which was held at
GallaudetUniversity from May 14-15, was an exciting two-day event that featured excellent performances from many team members. Some of the highlights include:  

First-Place Wins:
  • 4x100m relay: Julia Cipollone, Hannah Byrne, Adriana-Isabela Melendez-Munoz, Kateri Castillo
  • 4x800m relay: Helen Molteni, Zoe Burke, Stephanie Murphy, Alex Murphy
  • 4x400m relay: Hannah Lu, Stephanie Murphy, Zoe Burke, Lily James
  • 400m: Lily James
  • 800m: Lily James

Second-Place Wins:
  • 1600m: Alex Murphy
  • 300m Hurdles: Stephanie Murphy
  • 800m: Hannah Lu

Third-Place Wins:
  • Long Jump: Julia Cipollone
  • Triple Jump: Julia Cipollone
  • 400m: Zoe Burke

Fourth-Place Wins:
  • 300m Hurdles: Bridget Smith
  • Shot Put: Mary Wall
  • Discus: Hannah Byrne

Head Track & Field Coach Jennifer Pruskowski noted how all the students came together to  contribute to the victory. She says, “It was a true team effort, as we had girls scoring points in every single event. We are very proud of our track athletes and their team performance.”

The Chargers now head to the State Championships in Richmond this Saturday.

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