Cecilia edges Gents for Bear Paw Relays title
Crowley High’s Jalasia Hebert clears a hurdle Tuesday during the Bear Paw Relays in Church Point.
CHURCH POINT – Cecilia’s sophomore sensation Raymond Calais Jr. and Brandon Williams combined for 47 points Tuesday to lead the Bulldogs to the Church Point Bear Paw Relays team title.
The Bulldogs racked up 124 points on the evening to win the 16-team meet. Crowley High followed with 105 points while host Church Point was eighth with 22. Rayne finished the night with three points.
Calais won the 100- and 200-meter dashes and also ran legs on the winning 4 x 100 relay and the second-place 4 x 200 relay teams to rack up 24.5 points. In doing so, he was named the meet’s Outstanding Track Performer.
Williams was a member of the winning 4 x 400 relay team and he won the 300-meter hurdles. He was also second in the 110 hurdles and ran a leg on the 4x200 relay team that finished second.
Kirk Poullard was once again the top scorer for the Gents. He earned 21.5 points after winning the 800-meter run (2:08.66), placing second in the 400 (52.61) and running legs on the second-place 4 x 400 relay and the third-place 4 x 200 relay teams.
Poullard joined Terrell Thomas, Jacq’co Price and Thomas Cavell to run a 3:30.18 in the 4 x 400 and he teamed with Price, Bryston Domino and Tyler Castille to run a 1:30.46 in the 4 x 200.
Cavell notched a victory in the 400-meter dash (51.66) and was third in the javelin (153-7) while Thomas finished second in the 300 hurdles (43.24) and third in the 110 hurdles (16.33).
Price also ran a leg on the Gents’ third-place 4 x 100 relay team (43.59) along with Domino, Castille and Ty Abshire. He was also fourth in the triple jump (40-5).
Leighton Killmer added a third-place finish in the 1600 (5:06.66); Lyonal Cormier was fifth in the 800 (2:12.78); Alex Domingue was fifth in the 3200 (12:09.66) and Castille finished sixth in the 300 hurdles (46.53).
Damon Guidry and Eric LaCombe had the highest finishes in the field events with a pair of runnersup showings. Guidry went 6-6 in the high jump while LaCombe had a jump of 12-0 in the pole vault.
Michael Stewart added a fourth-place finish in the pole vault (11-0) while Domino and John Marceaux each finished fourth in the long jump (19-1 1/2) and triple jump (38-8 1/2), respectively.
On the girls’ side, Teurlings won the team title with 76 points while Rayne was fifth (42.5), Crowley was seventh (38) and Church Point was 11th (29.5).
Rayne’s Tristan Mouton earned Outstanding Track honors after winning the 100- and 300-meter hurdles in times of 16.40 and 49.37, respectively. She also placed fourth in the 100-meter dash (13.42).
Taylor Arceneaux also logged a victory for the Lady Wolves in the discus with a throw of 104-4.
Crowley was led by Jalasia Hebert with a second-place showing in the 400 (1:03.36) and she finished third in the 100-meter hurdles (17.08). She also teamed with Christian Wilson, Bailee Villejoin and Jamara Freeman to take second in the 4 x 400 relay (4:35.91). That same team placed fifth in the 4 x 200 (1:53.69).
Taylor Cormier picked up six points with a third-place finish in the javelin (93-9) while Villejoin was fifth in the high jump (4-8).
Villejoin and Freeman were joined by Jasmine Chapman and Teara Breaux for a fourth-place finish in the 4 x 100 (53.87).
Breaux was also sixth in the 100 hurdles (17.79) while Allana LeJeune placed sixth in the shot put (28-0).
The CHS Ladies and Gents will return to action on Monday when they travel to Rayne to compete in the District 4-4A Track and Field Championships.