Track teams compete in district meets

Staff Writer
Donaldsonville Chief
he Ascension Catholic girls won the District 6-1A championship. Photo courtesy of the ACHS Sports Facebook page.

Both Donaldsonville area schools competed in their respective district track meets on Friday.

The Ascension Catholic girls came away with the best finish as they took home another district championship in District 6-1A. The two-time defending state champs edged out Kentwood to take home the crown.

Sophie Daigle had a monster day as she won the 800, 1,600 and 3,200. She was also a part of the Lady Bulldog 4 x 400 relay team that took home first-place honors.

After such a magnificent performance, Daigle was named the meet's MVP from the track.

Kenshell Davis was the meet's MVP from the field as she won both the shot put and the discus events.

Whitney Eure won the district title in the 400.

Stephanie Breaux won the 300 hurdles, and she was also runner-up in the 800.

Breanna Bernard was second in the 3,200, and Haley Dupre was runner-up in the 1,600. Dupre was also third in the 300.

Finally, from the field, Bailey LeBlanc finished second in the javelin.

The Ascension Catholic boys finished fourth, only behind champion Kentwood, East Iberville and Southern Lab.

The Bulldogs were led by Thomas Daigle as he won district titles in both the 800 and the 3,200.

Mason Hashenberger also came away with a first-place finish in the 1,600, and Luke Spano won the pole vault.

Runner-up honors went to Logan Thibodaux in the 3,200 and Spano in the 1,600.

Matt Landry took third in the 800.

For Donaldsonville, the boys finished seventh in the District 6-3A meet as hosting West Feliciana took home the district championship.

The Tigers were led by Davon Wright. Wright won the school's only district title of the meet as he took the shot put event with a measurement of 54 feet and two inches.

Wright also finished third in the discus.

From the track, Donaldsonville earned three runner-up finishes.

Both the 4 x 100 and 4 x 200 relay teams finished second, and Christian Bell was runner-up in the 100 with a time of 11.10.

The Donaldsonville girls were only able to take home two top-four finishes.

They landed at No. 3 in the 4 x 100 relay, and Quinntryce Bell finished third in the high jump with a jump of four feet and eight inches.