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Rain halts state track meet


The Louisiana High School Athletic Associaiton's Class 2A and 1A state track meets were halted by rain on Friday.



The meet was stopped early in the track events. All of the field events were completed.

St. James had a pair of boys place in the Top Six in their respective field events of the Class 2A meet. Jerrell Joseph placed third in the high jump (5-foot, 10-inches), and Dontaze Costly finished sixth in the long jump (21-4 1/2).

No other athlete placed in the Class 2A and 1A meets before it was stopped by rain.

The meet is scheduled to resume at 10:30 a.m. today, and the Class 5A, 4A and 3A are scheduled to start at their normal times.