BHS’ Roberts, Thompson win MVP awards in District 7-3A Meet

Published 12:20 am Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Bogalusa teammates Raheem Roberts and Clydeterrious Thompson won Most Valuable Player awards at the District 7-3A Meet and several more Lumberjacks qualified for regionals in a solid day for the Lumberjacks at Jewel Sumner last Wednesday.
Roberts was the Field MVP after a pair of second-place finishes, a fourth-place finish and being part of a second-place relay team.
Roberts was second in the long jump and triple jump and took fourth in the high jump.
Roberts’ long jump was 20 feet, 3.75 inches, he triple jumped 41-6.5 and high jumped 5-8.
Thompson won the long jump at 20-11. Jewel Sumner’s Charles Robertson was victorious in the triple jump at 42-9.5 and Archbishop Hannan’s Brandon Herring won the high jump after clearing the bar at 5-10.
Roberts was also part of the Lumberjacks’ 4×200 meter relay team that was second with a time of 1 minute, 32 seconds. The team also included Thompson, Shadwick Gamble and Jared Jackson Jr.
Jewel Sumner was the 4×200 winner in 1:30.
Thompson won the Track MVP Award.
Thompson was a triple-event winner. Thompson captured the long jump, 200 and 400. Thompson long jumped 20-11 and ran the 200 in 23.43 seconds and 51.34 in the 400. Jewel Sumner’s Miquiel Shields was second in the 200 at 24.28 and teammate Richard Lee was runner up in the 400 after running a 51.90. Like Roberts, Thompson was part of the Lumberjacks’ second-place 4×200 relay team.
The meet was a qualifier for regionals. The top four finishers from each event qualified for regionals, which will take place Wednesday at West Feliciana.
The Lumberjacks are the only team from Washington Parish in District 7-3A.
Bogalusa has a long list of athletes heading to regionals.
Individually, Jackson made it with a pair of second-place finishes in the high jump and 110-meter hurdles. Jackson tied Jewel Sumner’s Charles Robertson in the high jump as both cleared the bar at 5-8. Roberts did go for 5-8 as well, but the tiebreaker is fewest misses. Jackson and Robertson ended up tied for second and Roberts took fourth.
Jackson ran a 17.13 in the 110 hurdles, with Jewel Sumner’s Dominic Haney tallying a 16.17 to win.
Davin Phillips advanced in the discus after throwing a 92-5 for fourth. Archbishop Hannan’s Seth Caillouet won at 118-9.
Haikem Thompson took fourth in the 800 after running a 2:19. Archbishop Hannan’s Victor Harvey won in 2:07.
Dre’Toris Mark is moving to regionals in the 300 hurdles after running a 45.19 for fourth. Haney won in 41.86.
Steven Miller was fourth in the 3,200 with a time of 11:24. Jewel Sumner’s Nick Story won in 10:42.
Bogalusa’s 4×100 and 4×400 teams are also going to regionals.
The 4×100 group, which included Dyling Nelson, Gamble, Mark and Haikem Thompson, ran a 44.64 for second. Sumner won in 43.50
The 4×400 team that featured Phillips, Nelson, Haikem Thompson and Miller was fourth with a time of 3:52. Jewel Sumner won in 3:39.
Bogalusa was third in the team competition with 76 points, as five teams posted points.
Jewel Sumner won with 136 points.
Archbishop Hannan was second with 100 with Albany’s 42 at fourth and Loranger posting 20 for fifth.
Several others competed for Bogalusa.
Gamble was fifth in the triple jump at 40-0.5.
Mark was fifth in the 110 hurdles with a time of 19.52.
Gamble and Nelson posted a fifth and seventh for the 100 with times of 11.93 and 12.29. Jewel Sumner’s Adrian Gatlin was victorious in 11.37.
Miller was sixth in the 800 with a time of 2:21.
Phillips took fifth in the 400 at 55.79.
Jackson was fifth for the 300 hurdles with a time of 45.48.
Miller and Dustin Wager ran sixth and seventh in the 1,600 with times of 5:19 and 5:30, as Story won in 4:52.
Nelson was seventh in the 200 in 25.45.
Kalik Foster was seventh in discus at 81-6.
Wager posted a seventh-place finish for the 3,200 in 12:28.
Haikem Thompson and Phillips were eighth and 10th in the javelin with throws of 95-11 and 76-9. Archbishop Hannan’s Chris Rabensteiner’s 158-4 was the winning throw.
Foster was ninth in the shot put at 24-9, as Jewel Sumner’s Chester Martin won at 42-8.75.