Dutchtown boys and girls race out to wins in track

Kyle Riviere @kyleR_sports

Hosting Dutchtown made a clean sweep over the weekend--winning the 2013 Elder Outreach meet in both the boys and girl's division.

The Lady Griffins were able to edge out Donaldsonville with a 67-42 advantage. East Ascension finished third, and Ascension Catholic earned a fourth-place finish.

Some of the big winners for Dutchtown included Casey Richardson--who finished first in the 100 with a time of 12.4 seconds.

Erin Roach won the pole vault with a vault of six feet and six inches, Samantha Hale won the high-jump and Taylor Bennett won the triple-jump with a jump of over 33 feet.

The Dutchtown relay teams cleaned house--winning all three events. They were most dominant in the 4 x 400 where the team of Autumn Lee, Braley Bourque, Alexis Pittman and Precious Semien won by nine seconds.

Donaldsonville's Ka'lynn Jupiter had a strong showing as she won the 100 and 300 hurdles. The Lady Tigers also got first-place finishes from Patrice West as she won the shot-put and the javelin throw.

Ariane Williams took the 400 win for East Ascension with a time of 58.48 seconds, and Tayla Grieff won the 1,600 in six minutes and 4.7 seconds.

From the field, Finaua Tonata grabbed a Lady Spartan win with a discus throw of 73 feet and four inches.

For Ascension Catholic, Marys Joseph won the 800 with a time of two minutes and 30.12 seconds, and Stephanie Breaux won the 3,200 in 12 minutes and 59.65 seconds.

When it came to the boys, Dutchtown took top honors with East Ascension finishing second, Ascension Catholic finishing third and Donaldsonville finishing sixth.

Griffin football star Corey McBride dominated the 100 as he clocked in an impressive time of 10.94.

Chris Miles won the 3,200 for Dutchtown with a time of 10 minutes and 20.81 seconds, and Tyler Hughes won the 110 hurdles going away--running to the tune of a 14.71 finish.

The Griffins were even more dominant in the field--winning five of the seven events.

Brady Bergeron won the pole vault, EJ Johnson took first for the discus throw and Joshua Marcell got a win in the javelin throw.

Two more Griffin football stars collected wins as well. Shelby Christie won the triple-jump, and David Elias won for making a shot-put throw of 50 feet and eight inches.

East Ascension had their share of first-place finishes. They won both the 4 x 100 and 4 x 400 relays. And in the field, Nick Brown won the high-jump with a jump of six feet and two inches.

For Ascension Catholic, Zach Capello led the way with a rather easy win in the 1,600 as he crossed the finish-line in four minutes and 31.51 seconds.

It was the only event the Bulldogs were able to win. They had one second-place finish with Thomas Gros throwing the javelin 143 feet and seven inches.

Donaldsonville struggled at the meet--only being able to finish as high as third in two different events. They held down the No. 3 spot in the 4 x 200 relay, and Floyd Foster finished third in the shot-put.