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Chalmette sweeps District 8-5A track and field titles – Crescent City Sports

Chalmette swept the District 8-5A boys’ and girls’ track and field championships at home on Friday.

The Owls amassed 200 points on the boys’ side, finishing easily ahead of second-placed Riverdale’s 99 points. East Jefferson finished third with 69 points.

Chalmette won the women’s competition with 197 points, well ahead of second place Bonnabel, with 71 points. Riverdale was third with 67 points.

Clarence Pesnell led the way for the boys, winning the 110 and 300 meter hurdles.

Barrett Yoe of Chalmette won the discus while Fox Ducote of the Owls won the pole vault.

Raven Marrero led the Owls on the girls’ side, winning the 300-meter hurdles while Dalli Paige won the 400-meter. Other Chalmette winners include Armoni Harris in the discus, Aniya Harris in the shot put, Aisja Harris in the triple jump and Kasey Hughes in the pole vault.

Chalmette won both the boys’ and girls’ 4×400 meter races and the boys’ and girls’ 4×800 meter races.

John Ehret’s Amani Cargo was a double winner on the boys’ side, winning both the 100m and 200m races.

Riverdale’s Arthur Martin won the 1,600 and 3,200 meter races.

Riverdale’s Katelyn Wallace was a triple winner on the girls’ side, winning the 100 and 200 meter races, as well as the long jump competition.

District 8-5A Athletics Team Results:
Boys
Chalmet 200
Riverdale 99
East Jefferson 69
West Jefferson 63
John Ehret 62
Bonnabel 45
Higgins 16
Grace King 11

Girls
Chalmet 197
Bonnabel 71
Riverdale 67
West Jefferson 65
Higgins 48
John Ehret 37
East Jefferson 34
Grace King 12

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