High Vaultage athletes place at AAU meet


The Houma-based High Vaultage pole vaulting club had several athletes compete at the AAU Club Nationals on July 12-13.

Five of the six High Vaultage vaulters reached AAU All-American status with Top 8 finishes in their respective age group.

Erica LeBouef, a Vandebilt Catholic student, placed first overall in the 13-year-old age group. She became a national champion with a jump of 7 feet, 6 inches. Alec Champagne, a E.D. White Catholic student, also won national champion honors by taking first overall in the boys’ 15-16-year-old age group at 12-6.

Other All-American finishers for the High Vaultage Club were Noah Robertson of Thibodaux High (third overall, 11-6) in the 15-16 year old group, Brooke Brunet of Vandebilt (fourth, 10-6) in the girls’ 15-16-year-old division and Rebecca LeBoeuf of Vandebilt (fifth, 8-feet) in the 14-year-old group.

Taylor Keller of South Lafourche placed 10th in the 17-18-year-old boys division with a jump of 11-6.

The High Vaultage Club will compete in the Dauphin Street Vault on Aug. 10 in Mobile, Ala.