Cole Stafford, Justin Guillory take Jambalaya Festival wins
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Cole Stafford won the 5K and Justin Guillory took the mile run/walk Saturday morning at the annual Jambalaya Festival in Gonzales.
Stafford, 15, runs cross country and track and field for Catholic High. He repeated as champion this year after claiming his first-ever win in 2009. He improved on last year’s 17:56 with a 17:20 this time.
Guillory, 16, runs for East Ascension High. He took the mile run/walk with a 5:10. Guillory also claimed third place in the 5K with an 18:42.
Inder Sehgal claimed the masters title with a 17:33 finish in the 5K.
Michael Frederic won the masters title for the mile run/walk with an 8:37.
Rounding out the top finishers in the 5K were:?Blake Wingett, Garret Tregre, Zach Capello, Keith Balza, Luke Landaiche, Ryne Ledet and Trey Capello.
Angela Stanga was the top female runner with a 22:13. Marilyn Breaux took the masters title with a 25:15.
The Ascension Parish School Challenge entered its 11th year in 2010. The school in the parish with the most entries in the 5K and mile run/walk received the challenge championship trophy to display for the next year.
This year, Central Primary claimed the title. Central Middle had won seventh straight championships. East Ascension High was a close second, while Central Middle took third.
Jambalaya Festival 5K results
Overall: Cole Stafford
11 years old and under: Preston Stafford, Reid Ledet, Tanner Adams
12-14: Zach Capello, Ryne Ledet, Trey Capello
15-19:?Justin Guillory, Blake Wingett, Garret Tregre
20-29:?Patrick Doring, Clarence Johnson, Ryan Wimberly
30-39: Joey Jarreau, Mac Duke, Marcus Manuel
40-49:?Keith Balza, Bob Bourgeois, Toby Waguespack
50-59:?Paul Waguespack, Barry Robert, Mike Bueche
60-69:?Glynn Parent, Ralph Tureau, Dickie Lingo
Masters: Marilyn Breaux
11 and under: Sarah Weber, Carley Hillegass, Kayla
12-14: Chelsea Lee, Danielle Sheets, Claire Hutchinson
15-19: Michelle Bordelon, Laura Knaps, Sarah Connejo
20-29:?Christine Breaux, Aimee Davis, Brittney Beluin
30-39:?Annie Owenby, Bridget Ponzo, Jennifer Pontiff
40-49:?Julie Corliss, Happy Zeller, Bobbi Jo Guerin
50-59:?Ruth Owenby, Paula Berthelot, Sybil Cox
8 and under:?Cooper Adams, Matthew Rogers, Nicolo Luftig
15-19:?Caleb Tureau, Garrett Tregre, Blake Wingett
20-39: Louis Pontiff, Marcus Manuel
9-11:?Abby Gordon, Abigail Loupe
12-14: Morgan Tyler
20-39:?Rebehak Goulas, Karla Hernandez
40-59:?Robyn Tadda, Kelley Landry, Rose Cavalier