After dramatic ending, Devil track girls get third
DHS senior Laney Teaford (1), leads the field on her way to an individual Sac-Joaquin Section championship in the 800 meters. Teaford had a hand in a team-best 23 points to help the Blue Devils take third at the meet, which finished Friday at Elk Grove. Sue Cockrell/Enterprise photo
In the closest girls Sac-Joaquin Section Division I track and field championship on record, St. Francis’ heart-stopping victory over Davis High in the ever-so-close 4x400-meter relay gave the Troubadours a 77-76 decision over Vacaville on Friday night at Elk Grove Community Stadium.
The Blue Devils, competitive all night, finished third with 69.5 points.
The spectacular final event saw DHS' Ellie Eaton run the anchor leg of her life — closing a large last-lap gap, but losing literally by an eye lash. St. Francis went 3:53.65 to Davis’ 3:53.66.
Eaton’s charge made nervous wrecks of the three schools’ faithful. Continue Reading