Parish teams compete in the district track meet
The District 5-5A track meet at Dutchtown saw Catholic and St. Joseph's Academy dominate once again.
The Bears took first by a comfortable margin of 217-98. St. Amant finished second, Dutchtown third and East Ascension finished in the No. 6 slot.
Marquise Hampton picked up the Gators' lone win from the field as he won the long-jump with a jump of 22 feet and 6.5 inches.
Dylan Stephens finished second in the discus and in the triple-jump, Tyrone Fowler finished second with teammate Naquan Haygood finishing right behind in third.
From the track, Steven Pirvu finished second in the 400, and Danzil Felix finished third in the 100.
The St. Amant relay teams earned second in the 4x100 and third in both the 4x200 and 4x400.
As for Dutchtown, Jordan Marcell finished second in the high-jump with Brady Bergeron also placing second in the pole vault.
It was from the track where the Griffins did the most damage.
Tyler Hughes won the 110 hurdles with a time of 14.01, and he finished second in the 300 hurdles. Teammate Justin Reid finished third in the 110 hurdles.
Corey McBride finished second in the 100, Ben Sturgeon finished third in the 800 and Will Greer finished third in the 3,200.
In the relay events, Dutchtown won the 4x200 with a time of one minute and 27.30 seconds. They finished third in the 4x100.
For East Ascension, Devin Simoneaux finished third in the shot put, and Tevin Washington finished third in the high-jump.
For the girls, Dutchtown finished third, St. Amant fourth and East Ascension sixth.
For the Lady Griffins, Taylor Bennett had the best day. She won the long-jump with a measurement of 16 feet and seven inches, and she finished second in the triple-jump.
The overall performance was good enough to earn her the distinction of Most Outstanding Field Performer--along with St. Joseph's Landry West.
Erin Roach finished second in the pole vault.
Samantha Hale finished third in the high-jump, and Nicole Broussard finished third in the long-jump.
From the track, Casey Richardson finished third in the 100, Jasmine Jackson finished third in the 200 and Tara Stuntz finished third in the 3,200.
The Dutchtown relay team won both the 4x100 and the 4x200.
St. Amant was once again strong from the field.
Faith Bourgeois won the discus with a measurement of 104 feet and one inch with teammate Alli Duplechein finishing second.
Toni Rodriguez won the javelin with a throw of 142 feet and four inches. Teammate Cameron Matherne finished second.
From the track, Rikki Lambert finished third in the 300 hurdles.
For East Ascension, Finau Tonata finished third in the discus.
From the track, the Lady Spartan 4x400 relay team finished third, and they picked up their lone win of the meet when Ariane Williams earned a first-place finish in the 400 with a time of 57.66