Franklin’s Lady Hornets captured the Girls title of the 2012 John Melvin Relays with 93 total points.
The Franklin Lady Hornets bested the 11-team girls field with 93 points followed by Westgate in second place with 81 points. E. D. White was third (76) with West St. Mary was fourth (67), while South Terrebonne was fifth (64). Berwick placed sixth with 57 points ahead of Catholic High of New Iberia (37), Central Catholic (31), Patterson (25), Hanson Memorial (23) and Morgan City (1).
South Terrebonne High School Gators won the boys title of the John Melvin Relays 2012 with 93 points, ahead of second place Franklin Senior High School Hornets, who tallied 73 points. E. D. White was third with 65 points while Morgan City was fourth with 64 points. Catholic High School of New Iberia was fifth and Patterson was tied for fifth with 59 points. Westgate finished seventh with 50 points with West St. Mary placing eighth (38), Central Catholic was ninth (23) with Hanson Memorial tenth (15), Berwick High 11th (14) and Centerville 12th (4).
Franklin’s Destinee Rice and Kayla Benjamin won individual events for the Lady Hornets, who earned four victories on the day. Rice won the 200 (26.58) while Benjamin placed first in the shot put (36-06.50).
Franklin Lady Hornets relay team Robyn Rollins, Fabian Small, Telia Jackson and Destinee Rice posted victories in two of three relays. Franklin’s foursome of Rollins, Small, Jackson and Rice broke the tape in the 4x100 in the time of 51.29 before breaking the tape in the 4x200 in 1:47.11.
The Franklin Lady Hornets’ other top finishers were: Robyn Rollins, 100, second, 12.81; Angelica Blanks, long jump, second, 15-10.50; 4x400 (Wyneshia Jenkins, T’Kiyah Harrison, Robyn Rollins, Anjhae Jolivett), third, 4:39.26; T’Kiyah Harrison, 300-meter hurdles, third, 55.18; Angelica Blanks, triple jump, third, 32-06; Destinee Rice, 100, fourth, 13.24; Wyneshia Jenkins, 400, fourth, 1:05.15; Fabian Small, 200, fifth, 28.27; Anjhae Jolivett, 800, fifth, 2:49.86; Dylan Jones, shot put, fifth, 31-10.25; Dylan Jones, javelin, fifth, 86-05; T’Kiyah Harrison, 100, sixth, 19.47 and Angelica Blanks, high jump, sixth, 4-04.0.
West St. Mary’s Gerianna Lyons and Gentrell Wells along with Rhaya Marks claimed victories in their respective events. Lyons won the discus with a throw of 97-04 while Wells placed first in the discus (101-0) and Marks won the 100 with a 12.77 reading.
West St. Mary’s other top finishers were: Jamisha Vincent, 300 hurdles, second, 55-01; Gerianna Lyons, shot put, 35-08.25, second; Rhaya Marks, 200, 27.40, third; Gentrell Wells, discus, 88-10, third; 4x100 (Amber Joe, Jamisha Vincent, Kim Druilhet, Rhaya Marks), 54.26, fourth; Kim Druilhet, 100, 18.49, fourth; Chelesee Connor, javelin, 82-06, sixth.
Hanson Memorial’s Lady Tigers’ top finishers were: Courtney Frederick, 800, 2:46.38, third; Carley Fitzgerald, 300 hurdles, 56.44, third; Stephanie Todd, high jump, 4-06, third and 4x400 (Carley Fitzgerald, Emma Todd, Morgan Guillory, Courtney Frederick), 5:05.58, sixth.
The Franklin Senior High School Hornets top finishers were: Trey Rouchon, 400, 51.59, first; Zedrick Davis, 300 hurdles, 41.83, first; 4x400 (Trey Rouchon, Trevions Rouchon, Mark Ruffin, Jrevon Anderson), first; 3:35.60; Cedric Paul, shot put, 49-11, second; Cedric Paul, discus, 135-03, second; Damien Williams, 110 hurdles, 15.61, second; Zedrick Davis, 110 hurdles, 16.38, fourth; Damien Williams, 300 hurdles, 43.50, fourth and Allen Lockett, shot put, 43-04, fourth; Jarion Brown, triple jump, 40-04, fourth and Brennen Robinson, high jump, 5-10, fourth.
West St. Mary’s Gerald Hawkins was a double winner, placing first in the shot put (54-06) and the discus (136-07). Other top WSM finishers were: Deondre Gabriel, high jump, 6-02, first; Austin Carlin, javelin, 142-06; 4x100 (Peterson Edwards, Robert Martin, Trevell Dixon, Gordon Jack), 45.43, sixth and 4x200 (Peterson Edwards, Trevell Dixon, Robert Martin, Deondre’ Gabriel), 1:35.09, sixth.
Hanson Memorial’s top finishers included: Micah Baker, javelin, 146-07, third; Austin Luke, 1600, 5:07.98, fourth and Austin Luke, 3200, 11:20.0, fourth.
Centerville’s top finisher was Laroy Gant in the 100 with the time of 10.93.