Donaldsonville and ACHS compete in local track meet
Donaldsonville hosted the Ronnie Rabalais Relays track meet last week, and parish foe Ascension Catholic also competed. Both squads performed very well.
The Ascension Catholic girls came through with the best finish. They ended the day as runner-up to Plaquemine.
The defending 1A state champions earned four victories from the track.
Stephanie Breaux won the 800 with a time of two minutes and 28.34 seconds, and she won the 3,200 with a time of 12 minutes and 18.42 seconds.
Maerys Joseph won the 400 with a time of 58.26, and Sophie Daigle won the 1,600 with a time of five minutes and 27.53 seconds.
Daigle also finished as runner-up in the 800, and Danielle Giroir was runner-up in the 100 hurdles with a time of 19.60.
Breanna Bernard was runner-up in the 1,600, and Whitney Eure was runner-up in the 3,200.
Finally, the Ascension Catholic 4 x 400 relay team finished second.
From the field, Carson Hitzman won the javelin event with a throw of 94 feet and eight inches.
Danielle Brou was runner-up in the triple jump, and Kenshell Davis finished second in the shot put.
The Ascension Catholic boys finished third behind champion Plaquemine and St. James.
From the field, the Bulldogs earned two victories when Kebori Hunter won the triple jump with a jump of 40 feet and three inches, and he also won the high jump with a jump of five feet and 10 inches.
They earned three victories from the track.
Thomas Daigle won the 1,600 with a time of four minutes and 46.20 seconds, Luke Spano won the 800 with a time of two minutes and 16.40 seconds and Hayes Rousseau won the 300 hurdles with a time of 44.50.
Rousseau was also runner-up in the 1,600, and the Bulldog 4 x 400 relay team was second.
Mason Hashenberger was runner-up in the 3,200, while teammate Aaron Landry finished third.
The Donaldsonville boys earned a fourth-place finish in the meet.
From the field, they got their lone victory from Davon Wright—who won the shot put event with a measurement of 43 feet.
Tahj Brown was runner-up in the javelin event, and teammate Tray Thomas finished third.
From the track, Ronald Whittington took home the Tigers’ only win with a time of 17 seconds in the 110 hurdles.
Tamerick Zachary was runner-up in the 400 with a time of 55.32.
The Tiger 4 x 200 and 4 x 400 relay teams took home third.
The Donaldsonville girl’s team finished fifth.
From the track, Shai’Honesty Mitchell was runner-up in the 200 with a time of 25.93.
Kelsey Daggs finished third in the 100, and the 4 x 100 and 4 x 200 relay teams both finished in third as well.
The Lady Tigers earned their only top-three finishes from the field in the shot put event. Kaylynn Foster won the event with a measurement of 32 feet and four inches. Teammate Charletia Price finished in third.