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Monday, February 6, 2023

Chalmette Sweeps Track and Field Championships

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By Todd Nunez, Correspondent

The Chalmette High track and field teams travelled to Yenni Stadium to compete in District 8-5A Championship meet. The boys and girls team walked away the team championship trophies with strong and consistent performances in almost every event.

The boys won the team competition with a 139 points. Other district teams in the competition were Riverdale (131), John Ehret (45), Higgins (39), West Jefferson (35), East Jefferson (22), Bonnabel (19) and Grace King (9).

The girls also won the team competition with 168 points. Other scores in the competition were West Jefferson (128), Riverdale (72), John Ehret (49), Bonnabel (13), Higgins (8), Grace King (6) and East Jefferson (1).

Seven Lady Owl athlete finished as individual district champions. Daili Paige won the 400 M dash and the 800 M run. Aisja Harris won the long jump and triple jump. Kailey Bergeron won the javelin and Stephanie Nguyen won the pole vault. Paige was also a member of the 4×800 M relay team of Carmen Tonry, Rihanna Forbes and Kaylm Melerine won an event championship.

The boys had eight individual district champions. Darrius Sanchez won the 1600 M run and the 800 M run. Clarence Presnell won the 110 M hurdles. Barrett Yoe won the the discus. Fox Ducote won the pole vault. Lawrence Jenkins won the triple jump. Darius Sanchez was also a member of the 4×800 M relay champion team along with Stephen Foucha, Haven Miller and Brandon Narcisse.

Fox Ducote District 8-5A Pole Vault Champion

AIsja Harris District 8-5 Long Jump Champion

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