Franklinton captures track meet at Lakeshore High

Published 7:00 am Saturday, April 16, 2016

MANDEVILLE — Franklinton captured the Titan Games Meet in lopsided fashion and Peter Williams was a triple-event winner for the Demons at the event that took place Monday at Lakeshore.

The Demons won the meet with 152 points, as runner-up Lakeshore scored 83.75 points, followed by Archbishop Hannan’s 69.5.

Bogalusa was fourth with 52 and Independence rounded the field with 17.75, as five teams tallied points.

Williams’ solid season continued, as he was victorious in three individual events. Williams won the high jump at 6-feet, the triple jump at 42-1 and the javelin with a distance of 157-10.

The Demons swept the relay events. They ran the 4×100 in 45.32 seconds, the 4×200 at 1 minute, 33 seconds and the 4×400 with a time of 3:44.

The 4×100 team featured Tavion Partman, Azende T. Magee, Chandler Davis and Martavius James. The 4×200 group had Davis, James, Davis, Azende T. Magee, Azende O. Magee. The 4×400 team consisted of James, Dakeithan Gholar, Justin Hills and Azende O. Magee.

Bogalusa ran third in the 4×100 (46.07), fourth during the 4×200 (1:38) and fifth for the 4×400 (4:07).

The Lumberjacks’ 4×100 team had Javon Tate, D’Angelo Mark, Clydeterrious Thompson and Malon Robertson. The 4×200 squad featured Thompson, Mark, Demarcus Spikes and Tyrese Roussell. The 4×400 team was Thompson, Spikes, Raheem Roberts and Kentrae’ Lewis.

Three local athletes were individual double-event winners, including Franklinton’s James, Rodney King and Deante Cotton.

James won the 200-meters and 400. He ran the 200 in 22.16 and the 400 in 50.93.

King swept the hurdle events. He captured the 110s in 15.97 and the 300s in 43.42 seconds.

Cotton was victorious during the shot put and discus. His shot put distance was 47-2 and he threw the discus 136-5.

Bogalusa’s Mark and Franklinton’s Partman won one event each. Mark bested the 100 in 11.12.

Partman long jumped 22-0.

In the 100, Franklinton’s Rakerian Conerly (11.21) and Bogalusa’s Tate (11.28) ran second and third.

Besides James, three local athletes competed in the 200. Conerly (24.05), Mark (24.06) and Bogalusa’s Kim McGown (26.09) ran third, fourth and eighth respectively.

Hills (55.12), Thompson (58.64) and Lewis (59.86) were third, fifth and 10th during the 400.

Four local athletes were in the 800. Lewis (2:25), Franklinton’s William Walters (2:26) were fourth and fifth while Franklinton teammates Azende O. Magee and Justyn Miller (2:36.94) tied for eighth. Lakeshore’s Brandon Shows won the event in 2:17.

In the 1,600, Bogalusa’s Terry Owens (5:28) and Franklinton’s Noah Hunt (6:11) were fourth and sixth, as Lakeshore’s Brian Bartee was the winner in 5:01.

Owens (13:31) and Hunt (13:40) ran fifth and sixth in the 3,200, as Bartee was the winner at 11:16.

Gholar (17.13) and Roberts (19.57) were second and fifth during the 100-hurdles. In the 300-hurdles, Gholar (43.59) was second and Roberts (49.88) took fourth.

Franklinton’s Sam Smith (5-8) was runner-up during the high jump.

Bogalusa’s Robertson (10-0) tied for second with Lakeshore’s Logan LeBlanc in the pole vault and BHS’ Lewis (7-6) was fifth. Archbishop Hannan’s David Witte bested the pole vault with a height of 11-6.

Williams (21-4), Robertson (20-7) and Tate (20-2) occupied the second, third and fifth spots in the long jump.

Tate (41-6), Partman (41-4) and Roberts (37-5) were second, third and seventh during the triple jump.

Daniel Fairley (38-9) and Franklinton’s Kobe Crain (38-3) took fourth and sixth in the shot put.

Fairley (102-4) and Crain (97-4) finished third and fifth during the discus.

King (130-7) and Fairley (90-1) took third and eighth for the javelin.