Crowley's Foreman, Rogers shine at Patriot Relays
LEROY – Rontrevius Foreman and Mercedes Rogers have been the leaders for the Crowley High Ladies and Gents’ track teams this year and Friday was no different.
Foreman, a standout distance runner, won the 800-meter run (2:05.37), the 1600-meter run (4:49.82) and placed second in the 300 hurdles (42.59) to help lead the Gents to a third-place showing in the North Vermilion Patriot Relays. His effort was more than enough to earn him Outstanding Track Performer honors for the second straight week.
Rogers was equally impressive in the field events, winning the triple and the long jump with marks of 34-2 1/2 and 16-2, respectively, to earn Outstanding Field Performer honors.
Rogers also placed fourth in the 300 hurdles and paced the Ladies to a sixth-place finish overall in the 11-team field.
On the boys’ side, Breaux Bridge won the team title with 165 points. Erath was second with 134.5. Crowley followed in third with 87 points and Notre Dame was sixth with 49.
Crowley’s Kaleb Cormier logged the Gents’ only other individual top-three finish with a third-place showing in the triple jump (41-6). He also teammed with Chanz Moore, Kirk Poullard and Taylor Doughty to place third in the 4x200 (1:31.95). Cormier, Poullard, Doughty and Thomas Cavell also placed third in the 4x400 (3:33.14).
Tyler Credeur was fourth in the 300 hurdles (43.03) and Brody Deshotel was fourth in the pole vault (10-0).
Hunter Stelly paced Notre Dame in the field events with a first-place finish in the javelin (180-3). He was second in the shot put (47-6).
Blake Miller scored a second-place finish in both the 100 (10.84) and 200 (22.46).
On the girls’ side, North Vermilion won the team title with 158 points. Abbeville was second (144) followed by Cecilia (88), Erath (81), Notre Dame (59.5) and Crowley (53.5).
Crowley got a second-place finish from Kara Wilridge in the triple jump (32-7) and Heather Trahan was fourth in the pole vault (5-6).
Aline Gossen and Elizabeth Ledet led the Lady Pios in the distance events.
Gossen placed first in the 1600 (5:57.30) and Ledet was fourth (6:15.24). Gossen also won the 3200 (12:59.87) while Ledet was third (13:44.07).
Bell City Bruin Relays
BELL CITY – The Midland Rebels scored 28 points in the final two events to slip past host Bell City, 130-126.5, and claim the overall team title at the Bruin Relays last week.
Lacassine placed third in the eight-team field with 90.5 points.
Midland’s Michael Primeaux and Jake Gautreaux combined for 18 points in the 3200-meter run. Primeaux won the event in a time of 11:16.50 and Gautreaux was second (11:37.80).
The Rebels then put the finishing touches on the meet when Floyd Baker, Darren Arceneaux, Cody Stutes and Stephen Primeaux won the 4x400 relay in a time of 3:47.78.
Baker, Arceneaux, Alan Vondenstein and Stephen Primeaux also teamed to win the 4x200 (1:37.95)
Michael Primeaux also won the 1600-meter run (5:04.30) and Stephen Primeaux took top honors in the 400 (54.39).
Arceneaux added to the Rebels’ point total by placing second in the 200-meter dash (25.00) and fifth in the 100 (12.44).
Also earning runnerup honors were Chase Vincent in the 1600 (5:09.70), Andrew Hains in the 300 hurdles (45.82) and Vondenstein in the high jump (5-8).
The Midland Lady Rebels finished third in the meet with 84 points. Bell City was first (180) and Lacassine was second (96).
Midland’s lone first-place showing was in the 4x400 relay (4:34.20). The Lady Rebels placed second in both the 4x100 and 4x200 relays.
Tori Craigon also placed second in the 400 (1:11.23).
Third-place finishers for the Lady Rebels were Krista Breaux in the 100 (14.19) and the long jump (14-5 1/2) and Rhyan Breaux in the 300 hurdles 1:01.30.
Iota Bulldog Relays
IOTA – The Iota Lady Dogs rang up 120 points and went on to claim the team title in their own track meet Friday evening.
Ville Platte was second with 73 points and Lake Arthur was third with 70.
Chelsi Welch and Madison Meche each scored victories for the Lady Dogs in the field events. Welch won the discus with a toss of 99-2 while Meche claimed the title in the javelin (112-9).
Ana Aguillard was second in the shot put (29-1) and Dominiqua Thomas placed third in the triple jump (33-2 1/2).
On the track, Claire Regan took top honors in the 800 (2:40.27) while Thomas was second in the 400 (1:04.03). Jillian Boone logged a second-place finish in the 1600-meter run (6:19.27) and was third in the 400 (1:07.59).
Regan, Thomas, Emily Navarre and Kate Lege combined to score a first -place finish in the 4x200 relay (1:52.03) while Regan, Thomas Boone and Alexis St. Andre teamed to win the 4x400 (4:29.80). The Lady Dogs’ 4x100 team of Hannah Meche, Navarre, Lege and Hannah Gonzales was third (53.07).
On the boys’ side, Iota placed eighth with 28.5 points.
Brandon Fantroy was one of the Bulldogs’ few bright spots. He was a double winner. First, he won the 100 hurdles (14.79) and , later, he won the 300 hurdles (40.11).