EAHS’ Guillory, DTHS’ Boudreaux garner top 10 finishes at Bayou Boogie

Peter Silas Pasqua
St. Amant’s Nick Morris, left, placed 23rd at the Bayou Boogie Invitational Saturday morning with a time of 17:45. East Ascension’s Chelsea Griggs, right, took 37th with a time of 21:43.

BATON ROUGE  - East Ascension’s Justin Guillory placed eighth to lead the local contingent at St. Michael’s Bayou Boogie Invitational Saturday morning at Highland Road Park.

Guillory’s finish helped East Ascension to a fifth place finish on the boys side with 179 points. Catholic took the meet with 23 points followed by Episcopal’s 64 and St. Michael’s 74. Ascension Catholic placed ninth with 214 points.

Phillip Primeaux of Catholic crossed in 15:46 for first-place, one of four Bears in the top 10.

Guillory finished in 16:34 ahead of Dutchtown’s Jeff Boudreaux who crossed in 16:46 for 10th place. Casey Green of Dutchtown was 13th in 17:02 and Ascension Catholic’s Taylor Cavalier placed 19th in 17:18.

Shaquille Brown (17:41) of Dutchtown placed 22nd just ahead of St. Amant’s Nick Morris (17:45). Daniel Espinoza of East Ascension was 32nd in 18:07.

Chelsea Griggs of East Ascension led the local girls’ contingent with a  37th place finish in 21:43. Ascension Catholic’s Rebecca Cavalier was the next closest crossing in 23:12 for 63rd place. Abby Ter Haar of Episcopal won the race with a time of 18:50.

Ascension Catholic placed seventh overall with 221 points, while East Ascension was ninth with 244 points. St. Joseph’s won the meet with 46 points, followed by Dominican’s 67 and Episcopal’s 79.

Justin Scholmire of East Ascension was 42nd in 18:42, while Ascension Catholic’s Jesse Pizzolato took 47th in 18:48. Ascension Catholic’s Zach Capello (18:52) and Patrick Brou (19:20) finished ahead of East Ascension Courtland Giardina (19:29) and Davis Normand (19:38).

St. Amant’s Sarah Parent took 79th place on the girls’ side in 24:25 ahead of Ascension Catholic’s Miranda Chiquet (24:50), Aimee Prejeant (24:52), Jamie Boudreaux (24:56) and Beth Bellina (25:43) and East Ascension’s Amanda Gibbs (26:10).

Molly Mallory of Ascension Catholic placed 99th in 26:25, ahead of East Ascension’s Angela Authement (26:55) and Jaazhel Villegas (27:17) and teammate Lauren Landry (27:02).

Dutchtown’s Blake Dowdy (19:41) finished 75th ahead of St. Amant’s Cody Nickel (20:09) and Trett Bourgeois (20:22). Trey Capello (21:04) of Ascension Catholic placed 108th ahead of East Ascension’s Tre` Hymel (21:19), Eric Loupe (21:23) and Clifford Johnson (21:24).

Mark Poirrier (21:43) of Ascension Catholic placed 119th ahead of teammates Jordan Zeringue (21:46), John Dupre (22:05), Kade Steib (22:29), Justin Rivers (22:32) and Dave LeBlanc (22:38).

East Ascension’s Hieu Nguyen (24:59) placed 158th ahead of teammate Michael Lebrun (25:20) and Ascension Catholic’s Dustin Zeringue (25:22) and Josh Traigle (32:38).

Sara Cornejo took 109th place in 29:23 ahead of Ascension Catholic’s Danielle Brou (30:35) and Chelsea Hagger (35:12).