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Track Team Opens Season at LSU Classic

The St. Joseph’s Academy track and field team began its defense of its 2020 indoor state championship in the season opener on January 9. The unscored LSU High School Classic was held in the Carl Maddox Field House. 

Finishing in the top 20 in their respective events were the following: 

4x200m Relay: Mary Elliot Turner, Simone Castelluccio, Ava Dunn and Haley Jones, 6th place, 1:50.14

1,600m Run: Sophie Martin, 1st place, 5:22.42; Maddie Kate Gardiner, 3rd place, 5:30.00

800m Run: Lydia Poche, 4th place, 2:33.65; Amelia Cochran, 6th place, 2:37.73

400m Dash: Alessandra Purnell, 14th place, 1:05.11; Audrey Doming, 19th place, 1:06.90

4x800m Relay: Maddie Kate Gardiner, Ava Lemoine, Lilly Leonard and Elise Jones, 3rd place, 10:25.21

3,200m Run: Emma Hendry, 3rd place: 12:14.51 (indoor personal record); Brynn Duggan, 4th place, 12:35.97

4x400m Relay: Ava Dunn, Simone Castelluccio, Olivia Cook and Haley Jones, 7th place, 4:19.70

Pole Vault: Rachel Kerr, 13th place, 8-11.75

High Jump: Reese Favaloro, 3rd place, 4-09.75

Long Jump: Mary Elliot Turner, 8th place, 15-11.75; Simone Castelluccio, 11th place, 15-04.00

Triple Jump: Simone Castelluccio, 5th place, 35-03.00; Lucy Oatley, 8th place, 32-05.75

Shot Put: Lyndsey Darensbourg, 14th place, 28-03.50


Mindy Brodhead Averitt
Communications Director

Photos courtesy of Charlie Daigle