MCHS relays excel

From Staff Reports

The Morgan City boys’ finished fourth and the girls’ fifth at the District 8-4A track and field meet at South Terrebonne High School in Bourg on Thursday.

The Morgan City boys finished fourth with 61 points, while the girls’ squad finished fifth with 25 points.

South Terrebonne won the boys’ meet with 113 points, while Vandebilt Catholic won the girls’ team title with 111 points.

In the boys’ competition, Morgan City’s 4x200 meter relay (1:28.45), 4x100 meter relay (43.13) and 4x400 meter relay (3:32.68) squads all finished in first place, while Austin Stroud won the 100-meter dash (10.92) and 200-meter run (22.24).

On the girls’ side, Morgan City’s 4x100 meter relay finished first with a time of 52.79.

The district meet’s top four finishers in each event advance to the regional round, while the fifth-place recipient is an alternate.

The regional meet will be held Thursday at East Jefferson High School in Metairie.

MCHS boys’ events

4x200 Meter Relay Finals: first, Relay A, 1:28.45

110 Meter Hurdles: third, Travis Romero, 17.12

100 Meter Dash: first, Stroud, 10.92; third, Marquise Hatcher, 11.19

800 Meter Run: third, Romero, 2:14.22

4x100 Meter Relay: first, Relay A, 43.13

400 Meter Run: fifth, Kentrell Gray, 52.97

300 Meter Hurdles: second, Romero, 43.37

200 Meter Dash: first, Stroud, 22.24

4x400 Meter Relay: first, Relay A, 3:32.68

Triple Jump: fifth, Malcolm Watkins, 41-5½

MCHS girls’ events

4x200 Meter Relay Finals: second, Relay A, 1:51.80

100 Meter Dash: third, Kailyn Turner, 13.32; fifth, Javeianna Jones, 13.45

4x100 Meter Relay: first, Relay A, 52.79

200 Meter Dash: second, Turner, 27.86

4x400 Meter Relay: fifth, Relay A, 4:46.59

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