Track and Field Takes First in Jesuit Invitational Meet

Posted March 13, 2018 / Last updated March 19, 2018

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Senior Michael Williams hands off the baton to senior Ryan Guillot in the 4×800 Relay.

Tad Gormley Stadium was a sea of blue as the entire Jesuit Junior High, Junior Varsity, and Varsity track & field teams gathered this past weekend for the Jesuit Invitational Meet in City Park. Jesuit posted a first-place finish with 189 points, followed by Belle Chasse in second with 169 and Newman in third with 120.

The Jesuit varsity team commanded the track events with seven first-place finishes:

Event Place Athlete Time
200-meter 1 senior Garret Crumb  0:22.48
800-meter 1 sophomore Brandon Hall
110 hurdles 1 senior Benton Moore  0:16.01
300 hurdles 1 senior John Schmidt  0:43:49
4×200 Relay 1

sophomore Kylan Steele

junior Willie Robinson

senior Timmy Stahel

senior Brennan Jeffery

4×400 Relay 1

senior Timmy Stahel

sophomore Brandon Hall

senior Michael Hull

senior Braden Brignac

4×800 Relay 1

senior Garret Crumb

senior Michael Williams

senior Ryan Guillot

senior Jordan Tufts


Also scoring for the Jays in track events as individuals were the following:

Event Place Athlete
100-meter 2 senior Brennan Jeffery
200-meter 2 sophomore Kylan Steele
400-meter 2 senior Timmy Stahel
1600-meter 3 senior Jonathan Arnold
3200-meter 3 sophomore Luke LaCour
4×100 Relay 2

senior Dave Jackson

junior Willie Robinson

senior Brennan Jeffery

sophomore Kylan Steele

The varsity team also did very well in the field events placing second in four events and third in three events:

Event Place Athlete
High Jump 2 senior Benton Moore
High Jump 3 junior Robert McMahon
Pole Vault 2 freshemen Aiden Devine
Long Jump 2 senior Michael Hull
Triple Jump 3 senior Dave Jackson
Discus 2 senior Rene Paysse
Discus 3 senior Alex Klein
Javelin 2 Richie Foley

Jesuit returns to the track on Friday, March 22, and Saturday, March 23, to compete in the Sugar Bowl Meet at Tad Gormley Stadium.