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Castiglia, Blackwell take honors at the Missouri Class 2 State Championship Track Meet

Posted on Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at 9:39 am

statetrack1The Louisiana Bulldogs had four athletes qualify for the Class 2 State Championship Track Meet at Lincoln University on Friday and Saturday, May 23-24 and brought home three medals.
The top eight finishers in each event received a medal.
In his last two days as a Bulldog, senior Tristan Castiglia brought home the bacon with a second-place finish in the triple jump and a fourth place medal in high jump.
Castiglia leapt 43-06 in the triple jump, losing first place by two inches. He cleared six feet in the high jump.
Sophomore Denise Blackwell finished fifth for a medal in the 300 meter hurdles with a time of 48.29. She also came in 10th in the high jump, clearing five feet.
Senior Batrice Blackwell was 14th in the triple jump with a leap of 32-06.
Junior Brandon Holland was 12th in the shot put with a heave of 44-05.75.