Distance runners will lead Warde girls indoor track
(Editor's Note: This story was intended for Wednesday's Winter Sports Preview section, but was not included because The Citizen failed to compile information in a timely-enough manner.)
The Fairfield Warde girls indoor track team has some outstanding returning distance runners.
The Mustangs return a substantial core of seniors, mixed in with tremendously talented sophomores to make up one of the best distance groups in the state. Those distance runners will lead Warde in the 2012 season.
Warde's top-distance runner, however, will be sophomore Cate Allen. Allen was No. 1 at the Class L meet in the 1,600 meter run and seventh at the State Open, qualifying for New Englands as a freshman.
Allen also is versatile, and can compete in relays as well.
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"She provides the team with great depth to her racing range," head coach Shawn Sorbello said. "She showed her talents all the way to New Englands last year."