Sugar Bowl Classic: Jesuit Track and Field Battles it Out Against 42 Teams
Jesuit’s track and field team posted a 29th-place finish in a 42-team, multi-state field at the Allstate Sugar Bowl Track and Field Classic on March 23 & 24 at Tad Gormley Stadium in City Park. Edna Karr High School and McGill-Toolen Catholic High School were the boys’ and girls’ winners, respectively. Since 1993, this event has been the largest high school track and field invitational in Louisiana. This year’s meet featured 126 boys’ and girls’ teams (83 different schools) from four states –Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee.
This was a great mid-season warm up to get the Jays geared up for the end of the season. Jesuit finished with seven points overall and competed in a variety of events. Junior Jacob Torres accounted for six of Jesuit’s seven points. On Friday, Torres placed seventh in the 300 hurdle prelims with a 40.82 qualifying him to move on to the finals. Then on Saturday, Torres notched Jesuit’s only third-place finish of the weekend, with a time of 40.71 in the 300 hurdles final.
Jesuit’s 1600 (4×400) relay team picked up the other point on Day Two with a sixth-place finish. Sophmore Kylan Steele teamed with a trio of seniors– Timmy Stahel, John Schmidt, and Brenner Rauch–to post a time of 3:35.31.
Other results in the top 12:
|Event||Place||Athlete||Time or Distance|
freshmen Aiden Devine
|10-06.00 ft (3.20m)|
senior Dave Jackson
|41-06.50 ft (12.66m)|
|3200 (4×800) Relay||10||
sophomore James Gegenheimer
junior Gavin Skipper
senior Brenner Rauch
junior Matthew DeJean
|110 Hurdles||11||junior Jacob Torres||15.90|
|100-meter||12||senior Brennan Jeffery||10.89|
|Javelin||12||junior Richie Foley||137-10|
Jesuit returns to the Tad Gormley Stadium on Tuesday, March 26, to compete in the Crusader Relays.
The New Orleans Advocate – St. Aug’s Donovan Rolland takes top honors at Sugar Bowl track meet; Edna Karr claims team title
AllStateSugarBowl.org – Track and Field Classic 2018 Recap
Complete meet results – 2018 Boys’ Results