Franklinton’s Hart strong in Allie Smith Invitational

Published 11:37 am Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Franklinton’s Lorenzo Hart recorded a second and third-place finish at the 2019 Covington High School Allie Smith Invitational that took place last Wednesday.
Hart tied for first in the high jump with Fontainebleau’s Colin Gagnon, Mandeville’s Nelson Garcia and Hammond’s Darryl Williams after the three cleared the 5-foot, 8-inch bar. The tiebreaker was fewest misses, so Gagnon won the event with Hart taking second, followed by Garcia and Williams.
Hart was third in the triple jump, with a distance of 39-9. St. Paul’s School’s Dylan Dimitrious won at 42-0.
Spencer Lambert finished sixth in the discus and teammate Dakota Gulsby was 19th, with throws of 119-10 and 89-7. Fontainebleau’s Chase Canatella recorded a 128-0 to win.
Jasper LaSalle and Caleb Brown were seventh and 12th in the javelin, with distances of 133-5 and 123-5. Mandeville’s John O’Connor took first in the event, with a throw 178-0.
Carson Ragas and Mason Givens took 10th and 12th in the shot put at 39-3 and 38-6. Fontainebleau’s David LeBlanc topped the event with a 46-4.
Cameron Sims and Lamar Gray ran 11th and 16th in the 200 meters, with times of 24.83 seconds and 25.41. Slidell’s Ferron Lewis clocked a 23.35 to win.
Franklinton’s 4×100 relay team was 11th after running in 47.89. The group featured Bryan Williams, Kian Conerly, Gray and Stacy Ard. Hammond won in 43.27.
Quantavious Brumfield ran 12th for the 1,600 in 5 minutes, 15 seconds. St. Paul’s School’s Jonathan Bertucci’s 4:42 was best.
Williams and Conerly were 13th and 16th in the 100, with times of 12.01 and 12.10. Garcia won in 11.44.
Brumfield was 14th in the 800 at 2:18. St. Paul’s School’s Evan Hendry won in 2:02.
Sidney Richardson took 14th in the 110-meter hurdles in 21.12. Ponchatoula’s Jermal Dillon was the winner with a time of 16.50.
Deaireous Magee was 17th in the 400 after running a 57.04. St. Paul’s School’s Bill Leahy won at 51.56.
St. Paul’s School won the team competition with 113 points, as 16 schools put up at least one point.
Mandeville was second with 102, followed by Fontainebleau’s 83, Slidell’s 76 and Ponchatoula with 57. Franklinton was ninth with 15 points.