Jack leads way for Lady Tigers at state

Ashlyn Jack earned her way to the podium in three different events at Saturday’s Class 5A track and field championship meet.

Hurdler took 2nd, helped Hahnville earn high finishes in relay events

Hahnville’s Ashlyn Jack and the Hahnville girls 4×200 and 4×400 relay teams each earned state runner-up honors at the LHSAA Class 5A state track and field championship Saturday at LSU’s Bernie Moore Stadium, leading a field of several St. Charles Parish competitors and helping the Lady Tigers finish sixth overall as a team.

Jack’s mark of 46.38 was good for second place in the girls 300 hurdles, while she also helped spur the 4×200 team to a second place time of 1:41.46 along with teammates Kevell Byrd, Yelah Moses and Alexis Williams and the 4×400 team (Jack, Alexandra Johnson, Williams and Byrd) to a second place time of 3:57.20.

Two other Lady Tigers earning high finishes were Alexis Williams, who took fourth in the girls 400 (57.58), and Jyia Joseph, who earned fourth in the girls high jump (5-00).

Destrehan’s Quinton Torbor took fifth place in the boys high jump (6-04).

Hahnville’s Emily Blanchard took seventh place in the girls 3200 meter run (12:04.34), while Destrehan’s Devin Boutte earned seventh in the 800 (2:00.14).

Ashlyn Jack in action at Hahnville.



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