Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON -- McMain's Aleia Hobbs

MVP: Aleia Hobbs, McMain

The LSU-bound Hobbs doubled in the 100 and 200 meters and anchored the winning 4x200 relay team. She finished her career with 13 first places (10 in outdoor and three in indoor) and won the 100 meters four straight years. Her times in the 100 (11.49 seconds) and 200 (23.86) were the best among all classifications at the LHSAA state meet. Hobbs was named Most Outstanding Performer at the 3A girls meet after leading her school to third place.

Coach of the Year: Sam Sanders, St. Scholastica

Sanders led St. Scholastica to the Class 4A state championship. The Doves competed in Class 5A last season but won the title in their first season after moving down a classification.

First team

Keterra Harris, St. Mary’s

Won the Class 2A state title in the 400 meters (56.66 seconds) and 800 (2:16.23).

Chelsey Jones, Mandeville

The 5A 800-meter champ set a state record with in 2:12.04.

Mia Meydrich, Dominican

Mississippi State signee won the 5A title in the 1,600 (5:04.06) and 3,200 (11.24.43).

Monae Lewis, John Curtis

Lewis doubled, winning the 100 hurdles (14.52) and 300 hurdles (44.04) in Class 3A.

Diamond Washington, West Jefferson

Washington finished second in the long jump in 5A with a leap of 18-4.75.

Ellie Silvia ,Sacred Heart

The Class 3A high jump champion had a leap of 5 feet, 4 inches.

Andrea McDonald, Dominican

McDonald finished third in the 5A triple jump with a leap of 37-8.75.

Samantha Zelden, St. Scholastica

Zelden was second in the discus in 4A (110-11) and set a record in the javelin at 146 feet.

Madison Heath, Fontainebleau

Heath pole-vaulted 12-7 to claim the Class 5A crown.

Kendra Turner, Riverside Academy

Turner finished third in the Class 2A shotput with a throw of 34-8.

Gabbi Jennings, First Baptist Christian

Jennings won the 400, 800, 1,600 and 3,200 at the Class C meet.

Marcquita Stalwart, McDonogh 35

Stalwart finished second in the 100 and 200 in Class 4A.

Tayla Celestine, Cabrini

Celestine won the 4A title in the 100 hurdles (14.74) and finished third in the 300 hurdles.

Carley Boyce, St. Scholastica

Boyce won the 4A 1,600 and finished third in the 3,200 meters for the state champs.