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Tarpons, Lady Tigers earn regional track titles


South Lafourche and Thibodaux High School track and field teams continued to roll at the Class 5A, Region III meet held at Thibodaux High School on Thursday.

South Lafourche held off a close challenge from West Jefferson to claim the boys overall team title, while Thibodaux blew away its competition to take the girls team trophy.

South Lafourche’s boys team has won all but one team track title this year, while Thibodaux’s girls team has won every track meet title this season.

South Lafourche sealed the boys regional championship with 70 team points. West Jeff (66 points) followed as runner-up, and New Iberia was third with 53 points.

On the girls side, Thibodaux coasted with 99.75 team points, followed by runner-up West Jeff (62) and third-place Dominican (60).

For the complete story from the regional meet, check out www.bayoupreps.com on Friday or pick up a print edition of The Courier and Daily Comet.