Track and Field Athletes Advance to State Meet

Posted May 1, 2014 / Last updated May 2, 2014

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Junior Patrick Lacour took first place in the 800 meter run, helping the Blue Jays to a third place finish at the District 9-5A Championship.

Junior Patrick Lacour took first place in the 800 meter run at the Class 5A regional meet. Lacour is pictured here at the district championship on Wednesday, April 23, where he also nabbed the top spot in the 800 meter run.

At the Class 5A regional meet in Thibodaux on Wednesday night, the Blue Jay track and field team took 5th place, while several individuals qualified for the state meet. One Blue Jay, junior Patrick LaCour, captured the 800 meter title with a time of 2:00.50.

State Meet Qualifiers

The following Blue Jays earned points, helping the team to the strong regional finish, despite stiff competition:

  • Anthony Genova – 200m Dash
  • Liam Fitzgerald – 3200m Run
  • Matthews Vargas – 3200m Run
  • Austin Schott – Pole Vault (State Qualifier)
  • Patrick LaCour – 800m Run (State Qualifier)
  • Gabe Navat – 800m Run (State Qualifier)
  • Chris Mills – 110m Hurdles (State Qualifier)
  • Bobby Comeaux, Anthony Genova, Gabe Navar, Patrick Lacour – 4x400m Relay team (State Alternate)

View the Class 5A regional track and field meet full results.

The Class 5A state meet is Saturday, May 10 at LSU’s Bernie Moore Track and Field Stadium.

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Team Results

110 m Hurdles: 2. Chris Mills, 15.64; 7. Roshon Sojitra, 16.33

800 m Run: 1. Patrick LaCour, 2:00.50; 3. Gabriel Navar, 2:02.73

4×100 m Relay: 10. Jesuit, 53.10

300 m Hurdles: 9. Chris Mills, 43.89

200 m Dash: 5. Anthony Genova, 23.44

3200 m Run: 5. Liam Fitzgerald, 10:24.47; 6. Matthews Vargas, 10:26.70

4×400 m Relay: 4. Jesuit, 3:33.58

Shot Put: 9. Mikey McCombs, 41-02.50

Discus Throw: 11. Dominic Engolia, 101-04

Long Jump: 7. Malachi Hull, 19-09.25

Pole Vault: 3. Austin Schott, 12-06.00; 7. Daniel Augustin, J11-06.00