Teammates Michael Lee (fourth), Kenny Schafer (seventh) and Alex Dunbar (10th) also were in the top 10. Episcopal scored 34 points. Newman was second at 90, led by 11th-place finisher Lyons Blum.
Ascension Catholic completed a four-peat times two in Class 1A boys cross country. The Bulldogs won their fourth straight team title with 38 points.
ACHS’ Zach Capello won his fourth straight individual title in 16:49.83. Teammate Jordan Zeringue was third. Cedar Creek and St. Martin’s both finished with 75 points, with Cedar Creek take second based on the fact that its No. 6 runner placed four spots higher than No. 6 runner for St. Martin’s. Christian Life was fourth at 136, led by 10th-place finisher Westin Williams.
It was a double play for Choudrant in the Class B girls portion of the LHSAA State Cross Country Meet. Choudrant won the team title with 53 points and also had the individual champion in Marissa Bennett, who won in 21:02.66.
Pitkin was the team runner-up with 57 points. Episcopal School of Acadiana’s Samantha Withers was second individually in 21:57.50.
First Baptist Christian’s Gabrielle Jennings won a record-setting seventh straight state title in Class C in the day’s third race.
Jennings record a winning time of 19:14.82 on the three-mile course. Lauren Byrd was a six-time champion for University in the 1990s. Jennings finished more than four minutes ahead of the second-place finisher.
Monroe-based Claiborne Christian won the team title with 21 points. Elizabeth was second at 44.
Episcopal School of Acadiana won its first boys cross country title since 2001 in Class B. Oliver Vreeland placed ninth to lead the Falcons, who finished with 43 points. Choudrant was second at 64, followed by Anacoco at 68.
Simsboro’s Colton Cochran won the individual title with a three-mile time of 17:00.34. Vreeland led a pack of ESA runners with a time of 18:23.66.
Alex Lewis of Holy Rosary sprinted past defending champion Randy Carter Jr. with approximately 1,200 meters left to claim the Class C boys title. Lewis had a winning three-mile time of 16:56.97, while Carter finished in 17:16.29. Hackberry won the team title with the low score of 50 points, just two ahead of Johnson Bayou. Holy Rosary was a close third at 54.
Metairie Park Country Day had all five of its scoring runners place in the top 11 and that was more than enough to give the Cajuns the Class 1A girls cross country title.
Country Day finished with 24 points to unseat defending champion Ascension Catholic, which placed second at 42.
Ascension Catholic had the individual champion in Stephanie Breaux, who finished the three-mile race in 19:15.87.
Holy Savior Menard of Alexandria edged Episcopal by three points to win the Class 2A girls cross country title in the final race contested Monday at Northwestern State.
Menard tallied 46 points, just ahead of Episcopal at 49. Lakeside’s Alyssa Landers was the individual champion in 19:15.44. Newman’s Haley Johnson was second in 19:37.12.