Jesuit, Mount Carmel take Catholic League cross country titles
Jesuit and Mount Carmel turned in dominating performances in claiming titles at the District 9-5A cross country meet Thursday in City Park.
The Blue Jays had a perfect score of 15 points and had the top six finishers in the boys’ 3-mile race. Jack DesRoches won the individual title in a time of 14:29.87, as the top four Jesuit finishers all broke the 15-minute barrier.
Brother Martin was second with 49 points, followed by Holy Cross, John Curtis and Rummel.
In the girls’ race, Mount Carmel posted five of the top seven times and finished with 23 points, 12 fewer than second-place Dominican.
The Cubs’ Catalina Reichard finished the three miles in 17:58.06, a minute ahead of second-place finisher Morgan Trauth of Dominican.
The regional meet is Nov. 4 in City Park and the state championship is Nov. 14 in Natchitoches.
- Jesuit 15 (1-2-3-4-5)
- Brother Martin 49 (7-9-10-11-12)
- Holy Cross 80 (13-14-15-18-20)
- John Curtis Christian 117 (19-23-24-25-26)
- Archbishop Rummel 154 (28-30-31-32-33)
Top Finishers (3 miles)
- Jack DesRoches, Jesuit, 14:29.87
- Brady Mullen, Jesuit, 14:36.29
- Robert Buisson, Jesuit, 14:49.86
- Patrick Dowd, Jesuit, 14:52.73
- Leland Crawford, Jesuit, 15:02.41
- Michael Vocke, Jesuit, 15:13.92
- Gabriel Metoyer, Brother Martin, 15:19.38
- Lucas Sampedro, Jesuit, 15:24.10
- Eli Levy, Brother Martin, 15:33.92
- Daniel Falk, Brother Martin, 15:38.80
- Mt. Carmel 23 (1-4-5-6-7)
- Dominican 35 (2-3-8-9-13)
- Archbishop Chapelle 82 (12-16-17-18-19)
Top Finishers (3 miles)
- Catalina Reichard, Mt. Carmel, 17:58.06
- Morgan Trauth, Dominican, 18:58.12
- Virginia Turner, Dominican, 19:31.70
- Lucy Quintana, Mt. Carmel, 19:40.05
- Adeleine Berner, Mt. Carmel, 19:54.79
- Riley Imbornone, Mt. Carmel, 20:20.79
- Emma Meneses, Mt. Carmel, 20:22.51
- Katherine Patron, Dominican, 20:35.19
- Kaitlyn Wismar, Dominican, 20:35.51
- Teresa Cashen, Mt. Carmel, 21:02.87
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Lenny was involved in college athletics starting in the early 1980s, when he began working Tulane University sporting events while still attending Archbishop Rummel High School. He continued that relationship as a student at Loyola University, where he graduated in 1987. For the next 11 years, Vangilder worked in the sports information offices at Southwestern Louisiana (now UL-Lafayette) and Tulane;…