Wolves, Ladies place at Regionals, qualify for State Track Meet
By Lisa Soileaux
The Rayne High track teams attended the 2013 Region II-3A Track Meet on Wednesday, April 24, at Cajun Field on the UL-Lafayette campus.
In result, a number of team members qualified for this weekend’s 3A State Meet to be held on the LSU campus in Baton Rouge on Saturday.
The Lady Wolves scored 33 points for a 9th place finish, led by junior Tanner Wilson who placed in three events. Wilson took top honors in the triple jump with a 35-2.25 leap. She place second in the 400-meter dash with a 1:01.24 time, and also took an eighth in the 100-meter dash (13.39).
Sophomore Rayne hurler Tristan Mouton placed in both events on the day placing third in the 100-meter (16.84) and fourth in the 300-meter (49.00).
Hannah Benoit took a fourth in the 400-meter dash (1:06.21), Imari Jackson cleared 6-10 in the pole vault for a tenth place finish, and Abbie Duhon took a seventh in the javelin with a 89-4 toss.
Taylor Arceneaux finished the girls’ scoring with a 101-4 fourth place throw in the discus.
On the boys’ side, the Wolves scored 10 points for a 12th place finish.
In the field, Desmond Cole was awarded sixth place in the shot put with a 42-10 heave, while Paton Duhon took a fifth in the discus with a 127-4 throw.
Vandavian Myles placed in two jumps during the meet taking a fourth in the triple jump at 42-8.25 and tenth in the high jump clearing 5-8.
Finishing the field was Josh Peltier who place tenth in the pole vault at 8-6.
On the track, Javon Cormier timed in at 11.47 in the 100-meter dash for a fifth place finish.
The 4x200 relay team placed sixth with a 1:34.58 time. Team members and alternates included JaQuan Cormier, Charles Jones, Robert Butler, Javon Cormier, Jalen Williams and Payton Larry.
In the 4x100 relay, the Wolves placed ninth (45.40) turned in by team members and alternates Jalen Williams, Robert Butler, JaQuan Cormier, Charles Jones, Javon Cormier and Payton Larry.
Tanner Wilson and Tristan Mouton will be participating in Saturday's 3-A State Track Meet. Good luck, ladies!!!