Top of the Girls Graduating Class of 2021



Ariel Pedigo of Parkview Baptist has been an unstoppable force in the field disciplines. Pedigo competes in the high jump, long jump, javelin, and shot put. Her best event resides in the high jump with a #3 in the nation mark of 5-10. Next on Pedigo's event list is the long jump. She owns the #15 mark in the nation with a 19-9.75. Ariel continues to shine in the javelin throw, in which she lands a mark of 142-3.25. That throw brings Pedigo to the #21 mark in the nation for the javelin. Ariel also shows her best in the shot put with a throw of 36-4. Pedigo rounds out her performances with a 14.64 in the 100m hurdles. Pedigo will continue to compete for the University of Oklahoma.


Heather Abadie of St. Michael is a versatile athlete that shows out in multiple events. Her strongest event would be the pole vault. Abadie is known to be one of the best vaulters in the nation as she has cleared a height of 13-9 during indoor track season and 13-4.25 for this outdoor season. Her current outdoor performance places her at #11 in the nation. Abadie follows up with the long jump with a distance of 17-10. Heather also does not shy away from the track events by running the 100m hurdles and 300m hurdles. She recorded a time of 14.96 in the 100m hurdles and finished up in 46.47 in the 300m hurdles this season. Abadie plans to continue her athletic career at Texas A&M University.


Orsciana Beard of Zachary displays her talent in the long and triple jumps with some shown diversity in the hurdles events as well. Beard is one of the best triple jumpers in the state with a season best of 39-7.5. This distance also brings her into the top 85 in the nation for this event. She follows up with the second-best long jump performance in the state with an 18-8.25 mark this outdoor season. Beard is also a strong hurdle talent with a 100m hurdle time of 14.54. Beard also competes in the 300m hurdles with a time of 47.84. Orsciana has not made a commitment to a university to compete in track and field.


Jaslyn Smith of Pineville shows out in the long and triple jumps. Smith's strong suit is the triple jump as she has leaped to a 38-5.5 this season. This places her in the top 80 in the nation in this event. Smith continues to perform in the long jump with a jump of 17-1. Smith has not committed to compete for a university.


Stephanie Fuller of Captain Shreve is another diverse jumper. She competes in the long, triple, and high jumps. Fuller enters the triple jump with a leap of 36-10.5 and follows up in the long jump with a performance of 18-0.5. These two performances rank Fuller highly not only in the state but in the nation. Fuller rounds out her performances with a jump of 4-10 in the high jump. Fuller has not committed to compete at the collegiate level.