Episcopal swept the girls and boys track titles and had four double event winners at the Episcopal Relays on Saturday at EHS.
The Episcopal girls scored 214 points, including 130 on the track. The Episcopal boys scored 100 of their 170 points in the field.
Brother Martin scored 130 points to finish second in boys action. Dutchtown (129), Central (46) and Newman (42) rounded out the top five. Dutchtown (134) was second in girls action, followed by St. Michael (82), Newman (48) and Central (46).
“We’ve been working hard and we’re getting better,” Episcopal girls coach Eddie Cole said. “It was a good day.”
Double winners for EHS were junior Kevin Tripeaux (long jump, 20-feet, 11¾ inches; high jump, 6-5), senior William D’Armond (triple jump, 42-3¾; javelin, 145-4), junior Alicia Stamey (800 meters, 2 minutes, 25.30 seconds; 1,600 meters, 5:11.14) and senior Madison Underwood (100-meter hurdles, 15.73; 300-meter hurdles, 48.63).
The Episcopal boys finished 1-2 in the long jump, triple jump, javelin and high jump. Tripeaux had 28 points in the field and was second in the javelin.
“I’m very excited with our performance in the field,” EHS boys coach Claney Duplechin said. “I’m excited about the way we ran today.
“I’m pleased with where we are right now.”
Dutchtown senior Zach Kilpatrick won the 110-meter hurdles (14.79) and the 300 hurdles (39.79) and anchored the winning 4x200 relay (1:30.64).
“Zach Kilpatrick is a hard-working kid and he had a really good day,” Dutchtown coach John Talley said. “We’re just glad to be outside and running. We missed one meet and some practice time due to the weather. We’re not as far along in our training as we usually are.”
Dutchtown and Episcopal each had three girls field event winners. Leah Scott (long jump, 17-1¾), Mia Gaines (discus, 97-7) and Victoria Irondi (shot put, 34-4½) were Dutchtown winners. Mary Kathryn Underwood (triple jump, 32-4½), Ali Mitchell (javelin, 101-6) and Parish Kitto (pole vault, 11-6) were EHS winners.
Other winners for EHS on the track were Deven Kimbrell (400 meters, 1:02.27) and Adele Broussard (3,200 meters, 11:57.49). The EHS girls won all three relays, while the Dutchtown boys won two relays.
Brother Martin swept the boys longer distance races. Hayden Courrege won the 1,600 (4:28.81) and Hunter Appleton won the 3,200 (9:47.80). Dutchtown’s Parker McBride won the 800 in a sizzling 2:00.71.
“Our distance runners and our pole vaulter James Blake (won event with 12-6) were bright spots for us,” Brother Martin coach Brad Duplechain said. “With all the bad weather it has been very difficult to get in a consistent week of practice. We were glad to compete today.”
Brother Martin’s Shepard Thomas won the 100 meters in 10.92, Central’s Josh Brown won the 200 in 23.27 and Episcopal’s Trevor Babcock won the 400 in 54.25.
Brother Martin’s Justin Runnels won the shot put (47-6¾).
Dutchtown’s Jasmine Jackson (13.14) and Tahja Washington (28.41) picked up wins in the girls 100 and 200 meters, respectively.