CHS' Boutte meets match in Patriot Relays
LEROY – Crowley High sprinter Tonori Boutte won another 100-meter dash.
That was no surprise.
What was a surprise Friday at North Vermilion’s Patriot Relays was what happened in the 200-meter dash.
Boutte, one of the area’s premier sprinters, was upstaged by Breaux Bridge’s Kavahra Holmes, who raced to a 21.48 clocking. Boutte was second at 22.07.
Holmes went on to win the 400-meter dash (47.76) and anchor the Tigers’ winning 4 x 200 and 4 x 400 relays en route to being named the meet’s Outstanding Trackman.
Boutte won the 100 in 10.88 seconds and anchored the Gents’ winning 4 x 100 relay which included Kristian Allen, Davante Bourque and Taylor Doughty.
Boutte’s effort paced the Gents to a third-place showing behind champion Erath (126) and runnerup Breaux Bridge (90). Notre Dame was seventh (29).
Boutte also ran the third leg on Crowley’s second place 4x200-meter relay team with Allen, Bourque and Doughty.
Allen also competed in the 200 where he finished fourth (22.81).
Rontravious Foreman scored for the Gents in the 300 hurdles (43.64) and the 1600-meter run (4:57.81), placing third in each event.
In other running events, Thomas Cavell added to the Gents’ point total by placing fifth in the 800-meter run (2:11.16); Kaleb Cormier was sixth in the 400 (53.55) and Tyler Credeur was sixth in the 300 hurdles (43.85).
In the field events, Nick Cavell logged a first-place showing in the javelin (160-0) while Cormier was second in the triple jump (42-10 1/2).
Joski Banks was fifth in the triple jump (42-3) and Devin Hebert was fifth in the discus (123-2).
Notre Dame’s Blake Miller and Sean Bezdek combined for 16 points on the track with second-place finishes in the 100 (10.98) and the 3200 (10:59.58) respectively. Adam Reggie was fifth in the 3200 (11:42.13).
Hunter Stelly added six points in the field with a third-place finish in the javelin (157-11) while Kevin Johnston placed sixth (150-5). Jeremy Smith placed fourth in the high jump (6-2).
North Vermilion walked away with the team title on the girls’ side with 196 points. Erath followed with 71 and Abbeville was third with 69.
Notre Dame finished in fifth with 41 points while Crowley was eighth with 24.
The Lady Pios got first place finishes from Mayme Cook in the javelin (131-1) and Kylie Pannell in the high jump (5-0). Victoria Dupuis also placed fourth in the high jump (4-10) and Ann Petitjean was fifth in the javelin (88-0).
Kaili Zaunbrecher earned a second-place showing in the 300 hurdles (49.45) and joined Caroline Beslin, Mishke Mire and Taylor Gray on the fifth-place 4x400 relay team (4:46.25).
Katherine Foreman, Catherine Schmid, Laura Schmid and Christina Hensgens teamed up to place sixth in the 4x200 relay.
Lauren Meyer added a fifth-place finish in the 800-meter run (2:43.16)
Scoring sixth-place finishes for the Lady Pios were Marie Ledet in the long jump (14-6), Katelyn Hoffpauir in the triple jump (30-2) and Sarah Ledet in the 3200-meter run (15:30.29).
The CHS Ladies were paced by Kyra Wilridge with a first-place showing int he triple jump (34-8).
Isis Broussard placed fourth in the 200-meter dash (28.03). She also teamed with Jamala Freeman, Mercedes Rogers and Olivia Boullion to take third in the 4x100 relay and ran a leg on the fourth-place 4x200 relay along with Wilridge, Boullion and Taylor Cormier.
Crowley and Notre Dame will be in action again Friday when they travel to Jennings to participate in the Bulldog Relays.