Top 5 in State Track Meet

Jensen Parker, far right in blue

Freshman 800 Meter competitor, Jensen Parke, of St. Mary’s,

finished fifth in the State at the LHSAA State Track Meet for

Class 1A earlier this month. At the District meet, she ran a PR

winning time in the 800M of 2:47 while also finishing second

in the 400M and ran as a member of the winning 4 x 400

meter team garnering her the outstanding female track athlete

for District 3-1A. She then ran another PR at regionals of

2:40 qualifying her for the state competition. Coming in qualifying

in eighth position at the State meet, she once again ran

a Personal Record time of 2:36.16 claiming fifth place in the

State in the 800M. Parker, at far right above, on the track at

LSU and just before start of the 800M race.

Jensen Parker prior to the 800 meter