Ville Platte High’s Vondrayua Wilson shows off her plaque for being named as the Most Valuable Track person at the Basile Relays. (Photo courtesy of Ben Joseph)
Parish athletes showcase talent at Basile Bearcat relays
BASILE -- On Friday afternoon, several parish track teams gathered in Basile to complete one of the last remaining track meets until the LHSAA lifts their suspension of spring sports.
The meet showcased not only parish talent, but also talent from the surrounding area, including athletes from Elton, Oberlin and St. Ed’s.
The Ville Platte High Bulldog track teams proved that they were on the right track to making some noise this season, as both teams placed first in the overall teams standings.
In the girl’s division, Basile placed third, Pine Prairie was fourth and Mamou finished seventh.
In the boy’s division, Mamou placed second, Basile third and Pine Praire was sixth.
Individual results showed the obvious talent from around the parish.
In girl’s competition the following placed first in their respective events:
Long jump- Kaydan Coward, Ville Platte; Discus- Alyssa Soileau, Ville Platte; Javelin- Alyssa Arnaud, Pine Prairie; Triple Jump- Henley Lejeune, Basile; Shot put- Lainey Soileau, Basile; High jump- Aliyah Soileau, Pine Praire; 300M Hurdles- Janiya Fontenot, Ville Platte; 1600M Run- Vandryua Wilson, Ville Platte; 100M Dash- Kaydan Coward, Ville Platte; 800M Run- Vandryua Wilson, Ville Platte; 400 M Relay- Jhashirya Doucet, Shayla Hickerson, Jala Williams, Trinity Leday, Ville Platte; 400M Run- Brashaylan Doucet, Pine Prairie; 200 M Dash- Kaydan Coward, Ville Platte; 3200 M Run- Vandryua Wilson, Ville Platte; 1600 M Relay- Hannah Manuel, Lauren Oyster, Kali Zaunbrecher, Frida Alvarez, Basile.
In boy’s competition, the following also placed first in their respective events:
Discus- Corey Higgonbotham, Pine Prairie; Pole Vault- Hayden Rozas, Basile; Shot Put- Kyle Williams, Ville Platte; High Jump- Keeman Ivory, Basile; 800 M Relay- Travis Mondares, Logan Guillory, Isaiah Ceasar, Keeman Ivory, Basile; 1600M Run, Trinton Pitre, Mamou; 100M Dash- Payton Vidrine, Mamou; 800M Run- Logan Guillory, Basile; 400M Relay- Jaekwon Fontenot, Michael Berry, Omarion Frank, Terrian Roy, Ville Platte; 400M Run- Elson Laurent, Mamou; 200M Dash- Payton Vidrine, Mamou; 3200M Run- Trinton Pitre, Mamou; 1600M Relay- Cole Manuel, Isaiah Ceasar, Logan Guillory, Keeman Ivory, BHS.