South Lafourche boys, girls place third at state swim meet


South Lafourche's boys and girls swimming teams took home third-place honors at the Louisiana High School Athletic Association Division II state meet in Sulphur on Saturday.

On the boys side, the Tarpons placed third overall with 196 points. South Terrebonne's boys team took 12th with 48 points. Ruston captured the Division II state title with 289 points, and Holy Cross followed with 259.

On the girls side, the Lady Tarpons captured third overall with 204 points. South Terrebonne was 11th with 70 points, and Ellender finished tied for 17th with 13 points.

St. Scholastica (479 points) won the Division II girls state title, while Baton Rouge High (222.5) finished as runner-up.

In Division I, Central Lafourche was 18th with eight points, and Terrebonne was 19th with four points.