Left: Photo by ROBERT SUMMERLIN — Pitcher Tanner Frasier of Ruston High School starts to follow through on a pitch during weekend action at the Trey Altick Louisiana Prep Classic which was held at 10 different fields in the area, including the Bearcats’ diamond. Right: Catcher Austin McNeill of Cedar Creek takes a throw while guarding the plate during the Cougars’ action in the Trey Altick Louisiana Prep Classic this weekend. Cedar Creek was one of the schools serving as a host site for the tourney.
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Zanecia Jackson, pictured winning the 100m hurdles event, and the Ruston Lady Bearcats won the 1-5A state regional track meet Wednesday at at Northwestern State’s Walter P. Ledet Track Complex. The Lady Bearcats totaled 87.5 points to get past second-place finisher Lafayette, which finished with 82 points. The Ruston boys’ track and field team finished third in the state regionals with 54 points, behind top finisher Pineville (66) and second--place finisher Haughton (55).