West Feliciana’s girls track and field team earned an eighth-place finish at the Allstate Sugar Bowl/Louisiana High School Athletic Association Indoor Championships on Saturday at LSU’s Carl Maddox Field House.
Led by senior Raven Davis, the Lady Saints scored 18 points in Division II. The title was shared by Episcopal and Hamilton Christian with 50 points apiece.
Davis finished second in the girls 60-meter hurdles in 9.57. Monae Lewis, of John Curtis, earned the 60-meter hurdles title in 9.05. Davis also teamed with Dominique Dorsey to score points for West Feliciana in the girls long jump. Dorsey earned a fourth-place finish with a jump of 5.19 meters and Davis had a leap of 5.16 meters for fifth place.
West Feliciana earned another fourth-place finish in the girls 4x200-meter relay. The team of Davis, Dorsey, India Richardson and Jammesha Duncan finished in 1:49.88. Hamilton Christian finished first in 1:46.58.
The West Feliciana boys squad did not earn any points to place at the indoor event, which was won by John Curtis.
Tigers seeded 25th in 2A basketball playoffs
East Feliciana’s boys basketball team advanced to the LHSAA Class 2A state basketball tournament. East Feliciana, with a 14-14 overall record, is seeded 25th and will travel to play eighth-seeded Runnels on Friday on the school’s Baton Rouge campus. Runnels was 18-12 for the season and won the District 7-2A title.
West Feliciana’s boys basketball team, which finished the season with a 9-17 record, had a power ranking of 45 and didn’t make the 32-team Class 3A field. St. Helena Central also did not make the 2A playoffs, ending with a No. 50 power ranking and finishing the season at 5-20.
Winter sports teams finish seasons
East Feliciana’s girls, seeded 16th, scored a 65-41 victory over 17th-seeded Oak Grove in the first round of the LHSAA’s Class 2A state basketball tournament. The Lady Tigers had four players in double figures, led by Trinity Jackson with 16 and Courtlin Bradford with 14. East Feliciana played at No. 1 seed Pickering on Tuesday night.
The West Feliciana and St. Helena girls basketball teams did not qualify for the state basketball playoffs.
The West Feliciana soccer teams both were eliminated in the first round of the LHSAA playoffs. The 26th-seeded Saints traveled to Monroe and dropped a 2-1 heartbreaker to 7th-seeded St. Frederick in a Division III playoff contest. The 26th-seeded Lady Saints were ousted by No. 7 seed Ascension Episcopal 6-0 in a Division III playoff game.
Spring sports schedules are now in full swing. The LHSAA recognizes bowling, boys and girls tennis, golf, boys and girls outdoor track, softball and baseball as its spring sports.
All-district, all-metro and all-state teams will be announced for winter sports in March and April.
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