Rebels tie for third at Bell City Bruins' Relays
BELL CITY – Darren Arceneaux won two events and ran a leg on the winning 4x400-meter relay team to help lead the Midland Rebels to a third-place tie at the Bell City Bruins Relays earlier in the week.
Lacassine won the meet after piling up 111 points. The Cardinals were followed by Johnson Bayou with 105 points while the host Bruins tied with Midland for third with 92 points each.
Arceneaux racked up 22.5 points after winning the 200-meter dash in a time of 24.63 and the 400 in a time of 53.71. He and teammates Floyd Baker, Dagan Patin and Devin Gautreaux then closed out the night by winning the 4x400 relay with a time of 3:55.11.
Gautreaux was also a double winner on the day after claiming top honors in the 800-meter run (2:07.3) and the high jump (6-0)
Baker added to the Rebels’ point total by winning the javelin with a throw of 137-5. He placed fourth in the 100-meter dash with a time of 12.4 and teamed with Spencer Richard, Jake Gautreaux and Randy Primeaux to place fourth in the 4x200-meter relay (1:41.40).
Dylan Boudreaux added a runnerup finish in the 1600-meter run (5:28.84) while Traven Guidry was fourth in the shot put (36-9) and sixth in the discus (88-6 1/2). Taatum Rubin rounded out the scoring with a sixth-place showing in the shot put (30-10 3/4).
On the girls’ side, the Lady Rebels scored 46 points to finish sixth in the 13-team field.
Hackberry won the team trophy with 158 points while Grand Lake was second (87) and Bell City was third (86).
Kristen Breaux logged the highest individual finish for the Lady Rebels with a runnerup showing in the 400-meter dash (1:07.64). Andrekia Allen followed with a third-place finish in the 300-hurdles (1:01.44) and a fifth-place showing in the 800-meter run (3:06.31).
Lexi Newman also finished third in the 100-meter dash with a time of 14.33.
The Lady Rebels scored points in all three relay events, placing second in the 4x100, third in the 4x200 and fourth in the 4x400.
Newman, Breaux, Jade Boudeaux and Brooke Comeaux ran a 56.94 in the 4x100 while Hannah Credeur teamed with Boudreaux, Newman and Kristen Breaux to run a 1:59.31. Credur, Boudreaux, Comeaux and Breaux made up the 4x400 team that clocked a 5:10.98.
Midland returns to action on Wednesday when they travel to Grand Lake to participate in the Hornets Relays.