Track Wolves Win Parish, District and Individual State Titles

District champs pose with their trophy.

District champs pose with their trophy.

Zachary Albright and Don Lipani present Athletic Director Craig Ketelsen with the Parish trophy.

Zachary Albright and Don Lipani present Athletic Director Craig Ketelsen with the Parish trophy.

The varsity St. Paul’s Wolves track team won the parish title for the first time in twelve years, defeating second place Lakeshore by 22 points: 121-99. The Wolves had three individual Parish Champions: Cameron Robichaux in the pole vault, Zachary Albright in the 1600 meter run, and Don Lipani in the 3200 meter run.

The Wolves then went on to win the District Championship title, narrowly beating Ponchatoula High School by 1/2 point in an exciting finish. Individual District Champions were Cameron Robichaux in pole vault, Zach Albright in the 1600 meter run, D.C. Lipani in the 3200 meter run, and Brandon Charitat in the discus.

Following the District event, the Wolves competed at the state level, bringing home 4th place overall and a number of individual accolades. Individual state champions included Cameron Robichaux for pole vault and Zach Albright for both 1600 meter and 3200 meter. Additionally, D.C. Lipani placed second in state for 3200 meter.

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NOTE: The Wolves also won second place in the state for indoor track this year. [click here for related story “Winter Sports Wrap Up”]

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