North Central 400 meters relay winners celebrate after finishing first in the Region II Class 1A track meet last week. Pictured are Jamarey Carey, Travis Williams, DeVion Lavergne and Craig Malveaux.
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Westminster Christian Boys and Girls Capture Regional Second Places

Photo: North Central 400 meters relay winners celebrate after finishing first in the Region II Class 1A track meet last week. Pictured are Jamarey Carey, Travis Williams, DeVion Lavergne and Craig Malveaux. 

Photo taken and published with permission by Leah McClelland

BOBBY ARDOIN
Contributing Writer

The Westminster Christian Academy boys’ and girls’ track teams continued to display their comparative strengths during regional competition last week, capturing a pair of second places at the Region II Class 1A meet held at New Iberia Senior High.

WCA’s Caroline Lalonde compiled 22 points and received the meet’s Outstanding Female Track Athlete, with individual first and second places. Lalonde was also an exchanger on the Crusaders’ 400 and 800-meters relay teams.

Westminster’s boys obtained 74 points, while the WCA girls had 57.

North Central’s boys finished third (57 points), while Opelousas Catholic had 29.

Here are some of the regional meet highlights recorded by St. Landry Parish athletes during the event hosted by Highland Baptist:

First Places

Parker Janes, Westminster (11.1 in the 100 meters)

Parker Janes, Westminster (22.77 in the 200 meters)

Jamarey Cane, North Central (42.30 in the 300 meters)

Luke Gilley, Opelousas Catholic (52.08 in the 400 meters)

Kameron Levier, Opelousas Catholic (6-0 in boys’ high jump)

Rheagan Butler, Opelousas Catholic (17-9, girls’ long jump)

Tyler DeJean, Westminster (16.31 boys’ 110 hurdles)

Caroline Lalonde, Westminster (26.17 girls’ 200 meters)

North Central (44.53 boys’ 400 meters relay)

Westminster (52.17 girls’ 400 meters relay)

Westminster (1:50.82 girls’ 800 meters relay)

North Central (3:44.75 boys’ 800 meters relay)

North Central (4:28.78 girls’ 1600 meters relay

Second Places

McKennis Savoy, North Central (22-0 ½) boys long jump

Caroline Lalonde, Westminster (13.0 girls 100 meters)

Tyler DeJean, Westminster (42.32 boys’ 300 hurdles)

Destiny Davis, North Central (50.14 girls’ 300 hurdles)

Owen Melancon, Westminster (2:11.53) boys’ 800 meters)

Ya’Jaia Goudeau, North Central (2:39.55 girls’ 800 meters)

Owen Melancon, Westminster (4:47.87 boys’ 1600 meters)

Owen Melancon, Westminster (10:28.09) boys’ 3200 meters)

Eliana Manuel, St. Edmund (4-10 girls’ high jump)

Third Places

Teagan Champagne, Westminster (105-11 girls’ discus)

McKennis Savoy, Westminster (41-1, boys’ triple jump)

Rheagan Butler, Opelousas Catholic (13.07 girls’ 100 meters)

Luke Mayer, Westminster (5:16.39 boys’ 1600 meters)

North Central (boys’ 800 meters relay 1:33.75)

North Central (girls’ 800 meters relay 1:52.08)