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Morgan City High School's Deondre Grogan
(The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Grogan leads MCHS with No. 2 finish in 400-meter run

Morgan City High School finished Saturday’s Class 4A events with one medal finish in two events at the Louisiana High School Athletic Association/Allstate Sugar Bowl State Track and Field Meet at LSU.
The Tigers’ Deondre Grogan placed second in the 400-meter run with a personal best of 49.20.
“The 400 went pretty well,” Grogan said. “I was in first place, but I couldn’t push through hard enough like I wanted to, but overall it went well.”
Grogan entered the race seeded No. 7.
Kendell Williams won the 400-meter run with a time of 48.97.
Meanwhile, the Tigers’ 4x200-meter relay finished fourth with a time of 1:28.74. Team member are Ahmad Hawkins, Zion Landry, Grogan and Devonta Grogan.
Morgan City entered the event seeded No. 7.
“In lane eight in the 4x200 and the 400, to come out fourth and in second is great,” Morgan City High School Track and Field Coach Duriel Singleton said.
Carencro won the 4x200-meter relay with a time of 1:25.82.
In team scoring, Morgan City finished 20th with 12 points. Carencro won the Class 4A title with 88 points.


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