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Track Team Finishes Third in State

The St. Joseph’s Academy track and field team finished third in the Class 5A LHSAA Outdoor Track and Field meet on May 7. The Redstickers scored 65.5 points to finish behind Scotlandville with 86 points and Ruston with 75. The championship meet was held at LSU’s Bernie Moore Track & Field Complex. 

There were 31 teams in the field. Rounding out the top 10 were Baton Rouge High (59), Lafayette (37), Dutchtown (28), Barbe (28), Alexandria (28), Denham Springs (28), Arline (20) and Central Lafourche (20).

Results are as follows. 

1600-meter run: Maddie Kate Gardiner, 7th place, 5:36.49

3200-meter run: Grace Rennhoff, 5th place, 11:41.70; Emma Claire Hendry, 6th place, 11:53.06

High jump: Reese Favaloro, 6th place, 5-00.00

Javelin: Rebecca Bordelon, 4th place, 37.87m

Long jump: Simone Castelluccio, 3rd place, 5.68m; Ava Riche, 5th place, 5.60m

Pole vault: Ava Riche, 1st place, 12-06.00; Rachel Kerr, 2nd place, 11-06.00

Shot put: Lyndsey Darensbourg, 3rd place, 11.99m

Triple jump: Simone Castelluccio, 2nd place, 12.13m; Ava Riche, 5th place, 11.35m

4x100-meter relay: Dillon Landry, Ava Dunn, Anna Alleman and Hannah Jones, 5th place, 48.35

4x200-meter relay: Dillon Landy, Simone Castelluccio, Ava Dunn and Hannah Jones, 5th place, 1:42.69

4x400-meter relay: Alexandria Stewart, Simone Castelluccio, Katherine Gonsoulin and Hannah Jones, 5th place, 4:00.68

4x800-meter relay: Amelia Cochran, Maddie Kate Gardiner, Hannah Vaughan and Michelle Daigle, 1st place, 9:34.67

Mindy Brodhead Averitt
Communications Director

Photos courtesy of Jaelyn Jones