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Annmarie Broussard competed at Texas A&M over the weekend. She finished third.

Former Abbeville High pole vaulter finishes third in first college meet

Abbeville High graduate Annmarie Broussard had a phenomenal college debut in the pole vault, with an indoor vault of 12-2½.
Broussard is now second in the NSU record books after only one collegiate meet.
Broussard graduated from AHS last year and signed a track scholarship with Northwestern State.
In her first indoor meet of the year for Northwestern, she jumped in the Texas A&M’s Ted Nelson Invitational.
She finished in third place out of 11 competitors.

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The Abbeville High Boys Powerlifting Team captured the Calvary Invitational Powerlifting meet in Sherveport over the weekend. The AHS boys, left to right, are Alvaro Lopez, Connor Grouvillia, Noah Richardson, Phillip McCoy, Addison Gaspard, Christian Alvarez, Jason Alvarez, Dontae Dunaway, Adam Nichols, Deion Williams, Raj Patel, Marlon Coco, Chuck Shuford, Ian Grouvillia, Malachi Arriaga, Caleb Garcia and Jerimyah Overton. Overton won the best heavyweight lifter and Christian Alvarez was best lightweight male lifter.

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The Abbeville High Girls Powerlifting Team won the Calvary Inviational Invitaional in Shreveport. The Lady Wildcats are Makynli Luzier, Evony Thurmon, Braiana Tomino, Michelle Foreman, NyGene Williams, Destani Longman, Aaliyah Coco, Hannah Smith, Makayla Jones, Jayla Reaux, Marcela Marquez, Shaye Robertson, Lainey Trahan and Franchesca Regalado. Lainey Trahan was the best female heavy weight lifter at the meet.

Abbeville High Powerlifters shine

The Abbeville High Boys Powerlifting Team captured the Calvary Invitational Powerlifting meet in Sherveport over the weekend. The AHS boys, left to right, are Alvaro Lopez, Connor Grouvillia, Noah Richardson, Phillip McCoy, Addison Gaspard, Christian Alvarez, Jason Alvarez, Dontae Dunaway, Adam Nichols, Deion Williams, Raj Patel, Marlon Coco, Chuck Shuford, Ian Grouvillia, Malachi Arriaga, Caleb Garcia and Jerimyah Overton. Overton won the best heavyweight lifter and Christian Alvarez was best lightweight male lifter.

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Ainsley Mallet scored 27 points in the VC win on Monday.

VC Lady Eagles cruise by Highland

The Vermilion Catholic Lady Eagles cruised to a 59-39 win over Highland on Monday at home.
Highland hung with the Lady Eagles in the first period, down 15-10. However, then Ainsley Mallet got hot, so the Lady Eagles got hot.
Mallet scored 13 of her team-high 26 points in the second period. She canned four 3-pointers in the game.
She scored 24 of her 26 points in the first half.
Kelli Frith made 17 points. She scored most of her 17 in the second half.
Jay Demouchet added six points.
Kyra Brailey and Emily Bertrand added four points each.

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Abbeville High powerlifters receive weekly honor

The Abbeville Wildcats Powerlifting Team won the Calvary Invitational Powerlifting Meet in Shreveport over the weekend. Jerimyah Overton (left) won the Best Heavy Male Award and Christian Alvarez won the Best Light Male Award at the meet. The two young men received this week’s Gulf Coast Bank’s Player of the Week honors. Handing them their shirts is Murphy Guilbeau of Gulf Coast Bank.

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Abbeville High's Lainey Trahan named Player of the Week

Abbeville High School senior Lainey Trahan set the state record for the heaviest bench press ever for a Louisiana High School female with a press of 305-pounds at the Calvary Invitational in Shreveport over the weekend. She also won the best lifter award as Abbeville Lady Wildcats won the meet. Because of her great effort, she was named this week’s Gulf Coast Bank’s Player of the Week. Handing her a shirt is Murphy Guilbeaux of Gulf Coast Bank.

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