Bischoff and Descant win overall titles in 5K

Published 1:15 pm Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Daniel Bischoff was the male overall winner and Samantha Descant was the female overall winner in the Washington Parish Fair’s 5K Race, which took place last month.

Bischoff captured the 5K (3.1 miles) race in 19:39. Descant was victorious in 22:48.

Dave Dessauer won the Overall Masters Group, and Becky Nave took home the Overall Female Masters.

Dr. H.K. Tabari topped the overall male walkers, while Barbara Holloway was best for the female walkers.

The event featured 177 runners.

“The fair 5K was a success this year,” race coordinator Melissa Mauer said.

Mauer said the high number of participants and beautiful weather made for a great day.

Mauer also said she is thankful for the sponsors and volunteers.

Age group places:


Male: 1. Avery Verrett; 2. Tony Carrier

Female: 1. Marlena Verrett; 2. Ava Roshto


Male: 1. Taylor Miller; 2. Hunter Verrett

Female: 1. Caroline Landry; 2. Callie Adcox


Male: 1. Casey Hoffman; 2. Sharif Asfour

Female: 1. Nadia Sheridan; 2. Mia Eschete


Male: 1. James Buffinet; 2. Paul Watts

Female: 1. Kelly Ballard; 2. Kal Roshto


Male: 1. Tommy Quin; 2. John Warner

Female: 1. Mignon Kellar; 2. Jackie Jenkins


Male: 1. Ed Lee; 2. Greg Givens

Female: 1. Faith Bahm; 2 Nancy Gill


Male: 1. William Burris; 2. Rob Brown

Female: 1. Jeanette Parker; 2. Regina Aucoin.