Lady Devils win 6-4A title

Plaquemine's Destiny Johnson practices the triple jump earlier in the season. Johnson won the event at the District 6-4A meet. 
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BATON ROUGE – Plaquemine High School's girls track team won 10 total events to claim the District 6-4A crown at Broodmoor on Wednesday.

The Lady Green Devils, under coach Peter Villia, scored 165 points to defeat St. Micheal (155), Broadmoor (97.50), Lutcher (90), Belaire (13), Tara (13) and Istrouma (2.5).

On the boys side, Broodmoor won the team title with 169 points followed by St. Michael (106), Plaquemine (93), Lutcher (63), Belaire (48), Istrouma (46) and Tara (32).

The top four finishers in each event advance to the regional meet at the University of Louisiana-Lafayette.

Plaquemine's Alissa Williams won both the 100 and 200 meter dashes in times of 12.14 and 25.26.

The 400 and 800 meter relay teams consisting of Williams, Tori Williams, Myiesha Bell, Alessi Wiley and Princess Young also both won in times of 49.91 and 1:45.41 respectively.

Tori Williams was second in the 100 (12.16) and third in the 200 (26.54).

Destiny Johnson won both the triple jump and high jump with leaps of 24-2 and 4-8 and was third in the long jump clearing 15-8.

Nariko Gillis won the 800 in 2:31.12 and was second in the 1,600 finishing in 5:52.96.

Jamira Russ also won the discuss with a throw of 114-10 and was second in the shot put clearing 32-5 1/2.

Marissa Batiste won the long jump with a leap of 16-11 1/4 and Amber Smith won the javelin with a throw of 98-11.

Asia Nelson was second in the discuss with a throw of 104-7 and third in the shot put clearing 29-1 1/2. Wiley was third in the triple jump with a leap of 32-1 and Treseme Gillis placed fourth in the 3,200 with a time of 16:19.70.

On the boys side, Hakeem Deggs won the 200 in 22.83 and was second in the 100 finishing in 11.22.

The 4x100 meter relay team of Deggs, Devaughn Batton, Deon Harding and Chaz Edwards also won in 44 seconds, while Deggs, Batton, Damaria Wicks and Austin Mitchell placed second in the 4x200 in 1:31.51.

Marquand Kitts won the pole vault clearing 10-6 and Harding was second in the triple jump with a leap of 41-5.

Justin Hill placed second in the 300 hurdles in 42.22, while Justin Randall was third in the 3,200 with a time of 12:36.03.

Batton placed third in the 200 with a time of 23.35 and was fourth in the 100 crossing in 11.75.