Kennedy Sampey

Sampey leads Berwick competitors at state meet

Berwick’s Kennedy Sampey competes in the pole vault during Saturday’s Class 3A state track and field meet at LSU’s Bernie Moore Track Stadium. Sampey set a school record with a leap of 11 feet. She finished the meet as state runner-up in Class 3A. Look for more meet photos in Tuesday’s paper. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Berwick High School’s Kennedy Sampey capped her high school pole vaulting career with a state runner-up finish at the Class 3A State Track and Field meet Saturday.

Berwick’s Sampey signs with Whartburg College

Berwick High School pole vaulter Kennedy Sampey will continue her track career at Whartburg College after signing with the school. Above, seated from left, are her father and non-faculty Berwick High pole vaulting coach Blair Sampey, Sampey, and her mother, Angela Sampey. Standing, from left, are Shane LeLeux, her pole vaulting coach at New Heights Gym in New Iberia, Berwick assistant Track and Field coach Kenny Williams, Berwick High Track and Field coach Paul Gilder, and Sampey’s sister, Regan Sampey. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Berwick High School senior Kennedy Sampey’s pole vaulting career began as a freshman after she was asked to take her sister’s spot following an injury.

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