Crestwood’s Bennet Mines Gold In District Pole Vault

Crestwood’s Ellie Bennet won the gold medal in the pole vault at the District 2 AAA Track and Field Championships held May 14 at the Scranton Memorial Stadium.

Bennett and Lucianne Burner both cleared 10-0 but Bennett captured the victory with fewer misses. Bennett’s win has qualified her to compete in states.

For the Crestwood boys, Matt Merges placed 7th in the long jump with an effort of 20-9.

Nineteen teams competed in the District meet. The Crestwood boys placed 17th and the girls placed 14th.