High school track meet results
EUNICE – A strong performance on the track, led by sophomore Kali Zaunbrecher, helped propel Notre Dame’s Lady Pios to the overall team title Friday at Eunice High’s Bobcat Relays.
The Lady Pios scored 120 points to claim their second team title in three weeks. Meet host Eunice followed with 81 points while Beau Chene was third with 71.
Rayne finished the evening in sixth place with 47 points and Crowley was seventh in the 10-team field with 38.
Zaunbrecher led the charge, scoring 20 points en route to being named the Outstanding Track Performer. The sophomore won the 300-hurdles (53.34), placed second in the 100-hurdles (16.94) and teamed with Mary Voitier, Mary Charles and Celia Charles to place second in the 4x100 meter relay.
Charles also took top honors, winning the 100 in a time of 12.78, which ties the Notre Dame school record.
Notre Dame’s Taylor Gray and Lauren Meyer placed first and second, respectively, in the 800-meter run while Liddy Rothermel was first in the 1600 and Caroline Beslin won the 400.
The team of Beslin, Meyer, Gray and Christina Hensgens rounded out the running events with a third-place showing in the 4x400 relay.
Notre Dame logged two second-place showings in the field events. Kylie Pannel placed second in the high jump at 5 feet while Mayme Cook was runnerup in the javelin with a toss of 122-5.
Annie Simoneaux scored 28 of Rayne’s 47 points and was named the Outstanding Field Performer. She won the javelin (130-3) and the discus (110-10) and placed second in the shot put (33-6).
In the boys division, Beau Chene won the team title with 106.3 points. Tioga was second with 101 and Crowley was third with 84.
Notre Dame finished fifth with 64 points and Rayne was ninth with 16.6.
Tioga’s Zack Burns was named the Outstanding Track Performer after scoring 30 points with victories in the 800-, 1600- and 3200-meter runs.
Port Barre’s DeAndre Rideaux earned the Outstanding Field Performer honor after winning the long jump and second in the triple.
Notre Dame’s Hunter Stover placed third in the 200 (23.16). He also teamed with Blake Miller, Kevin Johnson and D.J. Welter to place third in the 4x100 relay (45.41).
In the field events, Notre Dame’s Matt Casanova won the discus (134-1 and finished second in the shot put (46-4). Kevin Johnston was first in the javelin (158-1) and Zac D’Aquin was second in the long jump (19-7).
Rayne High will be in action on Friday, March 26, at the Bulldog Relays at Iota High School.