Pair of Lady Jackets headed to state

Published 2:29 pm Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Mt. Hermon School’s Kalei Hughes and Amuriel Williams reached the state meet in an event each at the Region 3-B Meet that took place Monday at McNeese State University.
Hughes made it in the javelin while Williams is going to state for the 200 meters.
Hughes was second in the javelin with a throw of 95 feet, 9.5 inches. Bell City’s Victoria Canter won at 112-0.
Williams was third in the 200 after running it in 29.29 seconds. Episcopal of Acadiana’s Kailie Williams won in 27.59.
Monday’s meet was an opportunity to reach the state meet, as the top three from each event are headed to state. The Class B state meet is Thursday, May 2, at Bernie Moore Stadium on the campus of LSU.
Hughes was fourth in the shot put and teammate Ansley Knight took eighth with distances of 29-2.5 and 22-3.75. J.S. Clark’s Nea Serialle won at 32-7.5.
Williams and Jumyrie Williams ran fourth and seventh in the 100, with times of 13.88 and 15.01. Episcopal of Acadiana’s WIllliams won in 13.09.
Ashiriah Williams and Sikoya Jackson were fifth and eighth in the long jump, with distances of 14-4 and 13-4. Bell City’s Haley Ward won at 15-2.
Jackson and Ashiriah Williams were sixth and seventh in the triple jump at 28-11 and 28-5. Episcopal of Acadiana’s Irene Kaiser won at 32-3.
Katherine Quin took sixth in the 800 at 2:58. Runnels’ Annie Fink won in 2:28.
Adrianna Tate was eighth in the 100 hurdles with a time of 20.28. Episcopal of Acadiana’s Williams’ clocked an 18.24 to win.
Hughes was eighth in the discus at 57-6.5. Lacassine’s Vanessa Duhe’s throw of 97-9 was the winning mark.
Mt. Hermon’s 4×200, 4×100 and 4×400 teams were fifth, seventh and eighth with times of 2:02, 5:22 and 58.51 seconds, respectively. Mt. Hermon’s 4×100 and 4×200 teams were Jumyrie Williams, Kathrine Quin, Tate and Amuriel Williams. The 4×400 group was Sydnei Tullos, Bailey Fortenberry, Layla Riley and Quin.
Episcopal of Acadiana won the 4×100 and 4×400 in 52.30 and 4:23, while Midland ran a 1:54 to capture the 4×200.