Belle Chasse boys, Sacred Heart girls capture state cross country

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It was a profitable day in Natchitoches for a pair of New Orleans area schools on the final day of the Allstate Sugar Bowl LHSAA State Cross Country Meet.

In the boys competition, Belle Chasse captured the Class 4A state championship Tuesday, easily outdistancing second place E.D. White Catholic.

The Cardinals won by placing four runners in the top 10. Alex Melcer was fifth with Paul Mantzel seventh, Merchant Kyle ninth and Alex Sucato tenth. Key Alfred of Carencro was the individual champion in a time of 15:46.

Catholic High of Baton Rouge won the 5A state championship with Airline second. Brother Martin was third with Holy Cross fourth and Jesuit fifth. St. Paul’s was sixth with John Curtis Christian eighth, Fontainebleau ninth and Mandeville tenth. Adam Wise of Fontainebleau was the individual champion in a time of 15:20.

West Feliciana took the state championship in 3A with Erath second. Haynes Academy was fourth with Lusher Charter sixth and De La Salle eighth. Jack Moran of University Lab was the individual champion in a time of 16:37.

On the girls side, Academy of The Sacred Heart of New Orleans won the Class 3A state championship. The Cardinals had the individual state champion in Mary Nusloch, who turned a time of 18:47. Cali Jane Luetkemeier came in seventh for Sacred Heart.

St. Michael The Archangel is the girls 4A state champion with E.D. White Catholic coming in second. St. Scholastica was fourth with Belle Chasse fifth, Cabrini sixth and Lakeshore tenth. Molly McHale of St. Scholastica was the individual champion, turning in a time of 18:27.

St. Joseph’s Academy is the Class 5A state champion with Mandeville coming in second. Dominican was third with Mount Carmel fourth. Fontainebleau finished sixth with John Curtis Christian coming in eighth. Lauren Hendry of St. Joseph’s Academy was the individual champion in a time of 18:19.

3A Boys

Individual Top 10: 1. Jack Moran, University Lab, 16:37.0; 2. Chandler Sullivan, West Feliciana, 16:39.7; 3. Ethan Suire, Erath, 16:49.1; 4. Patton Sims, Sterlington, 16:50.7; 5. Wyatt Barbe, West Feliciana, 17:02.6; 6. Nick Story, Sumner Jewel, 17:05.1; 7. Blaze Bright, Erath, 17:05.1; 8. Cameron Carpenter, Erath, 17:09.6; 9. Emery Godke, West Feliciana, 17:29.2; 10. Nat Semmes, West Feliciana, 17:31.7

Team results: 1. West Feliciana, 52; 2. Erath, 59; 3. St. Louis  Catholic, 155; 4. Haynes Academy, 163; 5. University Lab, 164; 6. Lusher Charter, 194; 7. Berwick, 202; 8. De La Salle, 263; 9. Sumner Jewel, 268; 10. David Thibodaux Stem, 309; 11. Pine Prairie, 316; 12. Thomas Jefferson, 317; 13. Archbishop Hannan, 332; 14. Iowa, 344; 15. Sterlington, 368; 16. South Beauregard, 414; 17. Abbeville, 422; 18. Loyola Prep, 423; 19. St. Charles Catholic, 466; 20. Port Barre, 517; 21. Mamou, 557; 22. Caldwell Parish, 634; 23. Jena, 710

4A Boys

Individual Top 10: 1. Key Alfred, Carencro, 15:46.3; 2. Samuel Avants, E.D. White Catholic, 16:03.1; 3. Cameron Angelle, Carencro, 16:08.9; 4. Josiah Perez, Neville, 16:18.4; 5. Alex Melcer, Belle Chasse, 16:21.7; 6. Lyons Blum, Ben Franklin, 16:21.8; 7. Paul Mantzel, Belle Chasse, 16:33.3; 8. Race Bourgeios, E.D. White Catholic, 16:40.6; 9. Merchant Kyle, Belle Chasse, 16:43.3; 10. Alex Sucato, Belle Chasse, 16:44.9

Team results: 1. Belle Chasse, 42. 2. E.D. White Catholic, 94; 3. St. Michael, 105; 4. Vandebilt Catholic, 180; 5. Benton, 213; 6. West Ouachita, 223; 7. Carencro, 237; 8. St. Thomas More, 248; 9. Leesville, 258; 10. Parkview Baptist, 298; 11. South Terrebonne, 305; 12. Teurlings Catholic, 306; 13. Lakeshore, 312; 14. Ben Franklin, 339; 15. Caddo Magnet, 341; 16. Buckeye, 406; 17. DeRidder, 433; 18. Beau Chene, 503; 19. Lee Stem/VPA Magnet, 551; 20. Lutcher, 557; 21. Woodlawn Baton Rouge, 578; 22. Assumption, 615; 23. South Lafourche, 631; 24. Salmen, 686; 25. Westgate, 708; 26. Bossier, 723; 27. Riverdale, 779; 28. G.W. Carver, 810; 29. Franklinton, 873

5A Boys

Individual Top 10: 1. Adam Wise, Fontainebleau, 15: 20.6; 2. Hayden Courrege’, Brother Martin, 15:42. 6; 3. Hunter Appleton, Brother Martin, 15:51.1; 4. Will Dart, Airline, 16:00.5; 5. Taejon Morris, Airline, 16:04.0; 6. Austin Mikovich, C.E. Byrd, 16:04.8; 7. Collin Hedges, Catholic BR, 16:05.6; 8. Joshua Burns, Airline, 16:06.5; 9. Hayden Foolkes, Sulphur, 16:07.6; 10. James Lalonde, Catholic BR, 16:13.8

Team results: 1. Catholic BR, 77; 2. Airline, 105; 3. Brother Martin, 125; 4. Holy Cross, 131; 5. Jesuit, 139; 6. St. Paul’s, 141; 7. Parkway, 163; 8. John Curtis Christian, 169; 9. Fontainebleau, 250; 10. Mandeville, 281; 11. Slidell, 376; 12. Denham Springs, 394; 13. Live Oak, 411; 14. Sulphur, 413; 15. Dutchtown, 416; 16. Lafayette, 447; 17. Ruston, 475; 18. West Monroe, 479; 19. Archbishop Shaw, 525; 20. Ouachita Parish, 543; 21. C. E. Byrd, 555; 22. Terrebonne, 574; 23; Hahnville, 580; 24. John Ehret, 689

3A girls

Individual top 10: 1. Mary Nusloch, Sacred Heart of New Orleans, 18:47.9; 2. India Appleton, St. Louis Catholic, 19:34.8; 3. Katie Byrd, Sterlington, 20:02.4; 4. Kelly Goff, West Feliciana, 20:16.7; 5. Mary Grace Foster, Lusher Charter, 20:25.3; 6. Ella Rose Stock-Brodnick, Ursuline Academy, 20:29.8; 7. Cali Jane Luetkemeier, Sacred Heart of New Orleans, 20:31.9; 8. Mary-Claude Simons, Lusher Charter, 20:31.9; 9. Ellie Pennington, University Lab, 20:51.2

Team results: 1. Sacred Heart of New Orleans, 40; 2. Lusher Charter, 74; 3. University Lab, 120; 4. Sterlington, 146; 5. Kaplan, 178; 6. West Feliciana, 186; 7. Erath, 202; 8. St. Charles Catholic, 223; 9. Archbishop Hannan, 224; 10. South Beauregard, 240; 11. Loyola Prep, 241; 12. St. Louis Catholic, 245; 13. Ursuline Academy, 279; 14. Pine Prairie, 377; 15. Mentorship Academy, 460; 16. Jena, 460

4A Girls

Individual top 10: 1. Molly McHale, St. Scholastica, 18:27.2; 2. Chantaya Griffin, Carencro, 18:38.0; 3. Hailey Humphries, St. Michael, 19:08.9; 4. Caroline Lindsay, Vandebilt Catholic, 19:18.6; 5. Abbey Marie Ratcliff, E.D. White Catholic, 19:20.8; 6. Callie Hardy, Parkview Baptist, 19:38.8; 7. Rebecca Quebedeaux, St. Michael, 19:53.5; 8. Caitie Brumfield, St. Michael, 20:11.7; 9. Mallory Foret, Belle Chasse, 20:16.8; 10. Amelia Viator, Vandebilt Catholic, 20:26.2

Team results: 1. St. Michael, 50; 2. E.D. White Catholic, 78; 3. Vandebilt Catholic, 88; 4. St. Scholastica, 89; 5. Belle Chasse, 133; 6. Cabrini, 162; 7. Parkview Baptist, 179; 8. St. Thomas More, 227; 9. Buckeye, 270; 10. Lakeshore, 277; 11. Woodlawn-Baton Rouge, 293; 12. West Ouachita, 338; 13. Caddo Magnet, 366; 14. Benton, 379; 15. Ben Franklin, 405; 16. Beau Chene, 416; 17. Teurlings Catholic, 463; 18. Assumption, 472; 19. South Terrebonne, 527; 20. Leesville, 547; 21. Academy of Our Lady, 591; 22. North DeSoto, 655; 23. Bossier, 700.

5A Girls

Individual Top 10: 1. Lauren Hendry, St. Joseph’s Academy BR, 18:19.8; 2. Carlin Beal, Mandeville, 18:24.1; 3. Rosalie Michot, Lafayette, 18:37.2; 4. Kelsey Major, Dominican, 19:04.4; 5. Sophie Martin, St. Joseph’s Academy BR, 19:09.9; 6. Isabelle Brown, St. Joseph’s Academy of BR, 19:11.7; 7. Charley Chehardy, Mandeville, 19:22.5; 8. Hope Shales, Mt. Carmel, 19:31.8; 9. Riley Killian, Archbishop Chapelle, 19:32.2; 10. Paige Anderson, Fontainebleau, 19:36.7

Team results: 1. St. Joseph’s Academy of BR, 35; 2. Mandeville, 85; 3. Dominican, 95; 4. Mount. Carmel, 141; 5. Lafayette, 169; 6. Fontainebleau, 218; 7. Live Oak, 295; 8. John Curtis, 321; 9. Barbe, 330; 10. Zachary, 331; 11. Parkway, 380; 12. Central Lafourche, 380; 13. Ponchatoula, 380; 14. Airline, 382; 15. Dutchtown, 383; 16. West Monroe, 388; 17. Hahnville, 391; 18. C.E. Byrd, 419; 19. Slidell, 435; 20. Archbishop Chapelle, 460; 21. Haughton, 510; 22. Ouachita Parish, 546; 23. Thibodaux, 598; 24. John Ehret, 676

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