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2019 LHSAA STATE CROSS COUNTRY MEET REPORT

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CROSS COUNTRY STATE MEET ROUNDUP

ACHS Boys Place Third in 1A

The Ascension Catholic boys placed third in Class 1A at the LHSAA Cross Country state meet held last week at Northwestern State in Natchitoches.

Chase Walker had the top individual time for the ACHS boys placing second (16:59.1).

Other top 50 finishers for the Bulldogs included 14. Thomas Nizzo, 20. Andrew Bright, 7. Will Bellina, 32. Jake Landry and 40. Louis Viallon.

Haley Dupre of Ascension Catholic was the lone representative for the Lady Bulldogs with a seventh-place finish in the Class 1A girls race.

In Class 5A, the only Ascension parish representative were the Dutchtown girls who finished eighth.

Grace Spriggs finished thirteenth (19.56.6) to lead the Lady Griffins while Madison Norcross was the other Dutchtown representative in the top 20 placing 18th (20.20.4).

LHSAA STATE CROSS COUNTRY RESULTS

At Northwestern State

Three-mile course that starts flat for 2 miles, with a hill around the 2½ mile mark. The course finishes on the track at the Walter P. Ledet Track Complex.

2019

Class 5A

Girls

Team scores: (Local Finish) 8. Dutchtown 237.

Individual local Dutchtown Top 20 finishers: 8. Grace Spriggs, 19.56.6; 18. Madison Norcross, 20:20.4.

Class 1A

Boys

Team scores: (Local Finish) 3. Ascension Catholic, 79.

Individuals local ACHS Top 50 finishers: 2. Chase Walker, 16:59.1; 14. Thomas Nizzo, 18:24.0; 20. Andrew Bright, 18:36.6; 27. Will Bellina, 19:58.8; 32. Jake Landry, 19.51.5; 40. Louis Viallon, 20.27.0;

Girls

Individual local ACHS Top 10 finish: 7. Haley Dupre, 21:17.2.