Crowley's Foreman, Notre Dame's Ledet shine at cross country championships
NATCHITOCHES – Crowley High and Notre Dame were well represented Monday at the LHSAA Class AAA Cross Country State Championships on the campus of Northwestern State University .
Between the two schools, a total of 22 athletes (12 boys and 10 girls) competed in the meet.
Crowley High’s Rontravious Foreman and Notre Dame’s Elizabeth Ledet led the group.
Foreman, a junior, posted a time of 18:32.75 to finish 13th in the boys’ field of 137 participants. Ledet was the highest finisher of the local contingent on the girls’ side, finishing 14th with a time of 22:07.03.
Foreman’s performance helped lead the Gents to a 14th-place finish in the team standings. Ledet and the Lady Pios finished eighth.
E.D. White swept the overall team honors, winning the boys’ title with 42 points and the girls’ crown with 31.
In the boys division, Buckeye’s Jacob Chicola took top individual honors in a time of 16:41.29. He was followed by Parkview Baptist’s Troy Porter (16:52.54) and Jewel Sumner’s Leonel Moreno (16:58.94).
Also scoring for Crowley were Alex Domingue (20:12.75), Leighton Killmer (20:54.07), Keelyn Vallier (21:04.71), William Mouton (21:35.14), Trevor Foreman (23:52.15) and Eric LaCombe (25:52.58).
Notre was led by senior Jessie Smith with a 28th overall finish (19:01.77). He was followed by Tre Milstead (21:48.47), Brent Didier (22:56.81), John Duos (23:51.13) and Michael Herpin (27:21.89).
Loyola’s Kaitlin Tanner ran a 20:22.65 to win top honors on the girls’ side. E.D. White’s Olivia Coffman was second (20:56.29) and Baker’s Dynasty Williams was third (21:03.51).
Also turning in impressive performances in the girls’ division for Notre Dame were Lauren Meyer (24:29.77), Taylor Gray (25:26.94), Katherine Foreman (26:34.32) and Kodi Credeur (27:50.63).
Crowley High finished at No. 14 in the girls’ standings, highlighted by a 27th-place finish by Olivia Boullion (23:26.41)
Also scoring for the Ladies were freshman Nicole Taylor (27:44.83), sophomore Taylor Cormier (29:08.21) and juniors Megan Guidry (29:19.42) and Payton Istre (31:28.64).