Gents run away with Patriot Relays title
LEROY – The Crowley Gents literally ran away from the field Friday evening at North Vermilion’s Patriot Relays.
The Gents won eight events, all on the track, and racked up 139 points to cruise to their third team title in as many weeks.
Erath took runnersup honors with 100 points while Kaplan was third with 68.5. Notre Dame placed sixth with 48 points and Church Point was seventh with 30.
Crowley was led by Rontrevius Foreman who won the 1600- and 3200-meter runs and placed second in the 800 to earn the Outstanding Track Performer award. The University of New Orleans signee ran his best time this year in the 1600 (4:46.50) and won the 3200 in a time of 11:02.44. He ran a 2:06.06 in the 800.
Tyler Credeur was also a double winner after claiming the top spot in both hurdle events. He won the 110 hurdles in a time of 16.15 and the 300 hurdles with a time of 40.75. Both times were his best of the season.
Kirk Poullard also ran a season-best time of 2:04.09 to win the 800-meter run.
The Gents also made a clean sweep in the relay events, running season best times in the 4x100 and the 4x400.
Bryston Domino, Tyvon Griffin, Damon Malbrough and Chanz Moore teamed to run a 43.98 in the 4x100 while Moore, Credeur, Poullard and Thomas Cavell combined to run a 3:29.78 in the 4x400. The team of Poullard, Domino, Malbrough and Moore ran a 1:31.59 to win the 4x200.
Poullard also scored with a second-place finish in the 400 (51.66). Also earning second-place honors were Damon Guidry in the high jump (5-10) and Leighton Kilmer in the 1600 (4:58.15).
Cavell placed third in the 400 (52.46 and the javelin (144-11) and Moore was third in the 200 (22.71)
Notre Dame’s Hunter Stelly earned the Outstanding Track Performer award after winning the javelin (180-11) and the shot put (49-10 1/4).
Andrew Breaux logged a second-place showing in the shot put (45-05) and Josh Kilgore was third in the 3200 (11:28.31).
On the girls side, Crowley placed fifth in the 10-team field with 54.25 points. Church Point was seventh with 26 points and Notre Dame was ninth with 15.75.
Mercedes Rogers led the CHS Ladies with victories in the long jump (17-2) and the triple jump (34-10 1/2). She also placed second in the 300 hurdles (48.74) and third in the 100 hurdles (17.15).
Notre Dame’s Aline Gossen ran a 13:19.07 to win the 3200-meter run.
IOTA – The Iota Lady Bulldogs scored 135 points to claim the team title at the Iota Bulldog Relays Thursday evening.
Rayne was third with 96 points.
The Lady Dogs claimed five first place showings on the day.
Claire Regan won the 800-meter run (2:38.33), Jillian Boone won the 1600-meter run (5:58.24) and Madison Meche claimed top honors in the javelin (113-1).
Iota’s team of Alexis St. Andre, Emily Navarre, Meche and Kate Lege won the 4x200 (1:53.56). Alexis St. Andre then teamed with Cambri St. Andre, Regan and Boone to win the 4x400 (4:38.47).
Iota’s 4x100 team of Sarah Duhon, Lege, Meche and Navarre was second with a time of 54.36 while Navarre was also second in the 200 (28.78). Tori Fontenot earned runnerup honors in the 3200 (16:06.30). Cambri St. Andre added to the point total with a second place showing in the triple jump (31-8 1/2) and Ana Aguillard was second in the shot put (28-11).
Third-place finishers included Boone in the 400 (1:07.52), Cambri St. Andre in the 300 hurdles (53.06) and Aguillard in the discus (70-2).
Rayne was paced by Outstanding Track Performer Tristan Mouton and Outstanding Field Performer Tanner Wilson.
Mouton won 300 hurdles, placed second in the 100 hurdles and was fifth in the 100.
Wilson won both the triple and the long jump and also placed first in the 400-meter run and second in the 100.
Rayne placed third in the boys division with 89 points while Iota was eighth with 26.
Jalen Williams, the meet’s Outstanding Track Performer, won the 100- and the 200-meter dashes and ran a leg on the winning 4x200 relay team. He also ran a leg on Rayne’s second place 4x100 relay team.
Dakota St. Andre did most of the damage by winning both the 400-meter run (52.21) and the 800-meter run (2:10.50).