St. Mary’s State Track and Field meet competitions result in championships

Submitted by Marla LeGrande
The LHSAA Class A State Track Meet was at LSU’s Bernie Moore Track and Field Complex in Baton Rouge Friday, May 3.  The St. Mary’s Tiger Track team was represented in six events.  This season resulted in many personal records set and some championships at the State Meet.
The Tiger’s team competed throughout the season with 14 athletes, five qualifying for State.  The girl’s team sent two in field events and one runner. The boy’s team sent two field event competitors.
Girls Team 
Jensen Parker, 800M run, fifth place with a time of 2:31.1
Katie Aldredge, javelin, fourth place with a throw of 115.4 feet
Katie Aldredge, discus, fourth place with a 98 foot throw
Maggie Gilmore, high jump, second place with a jump of 5 feet.
Boys Team 
Zach Harrell, javelin, fifth place with a throw of 153.7 feet
Damon LeGrande, discus, first place, State Champion, with a throw of 157.3 feet .
The team would like to thank the Coaches for this year’s Track season.  They were Mrs. Mandy Parker, Mr. Tommy Mathis, Mr. Corwyn Aldredge and Coach Aaron York.