POLL:Vote on MileSplit LA's Girls' Performer of the Week!


VOTE: MileSplit LA's Girls' Performer of the Week! (Jan 9-15)

MICHELLE DAIGLE (ST. JOSEPH'S ACADEMY) - Won the 800m at the McNeese Indoor No. 1 (2:28.03). Daigle also ran a leg on the St. Joseph's winning 4x800m, which edged out Scotlandville and broke the meet record. Daigle was also on the SJA 4x800m team in the first meet of the season at the LSU High School Classic when the Stickers ran a school record 9:56.77. 

A'SHYRIA BURNS (MENARD) - Put on a show at the McNeese Indoor Meet No. 1 winning the long jump (17-3.5) against some heady competition. She also finished fourth in the 55m (7.47) and second in the triple jump (35-8).

MAKERIAH HARRIS (SCOTLANDVILLE) - Rewrote the record book at the McNeese Indoor No.1. She set meet records in 55m (7.18) and 55m hurdles (8.35). Harris also ran a leg on Scotlandville's 4x200m (1:40.51), which broke the meet record and won by seven seconds. The relay team is currently No. 6 in the nation. 


DESTINY HOOPER (LAFAYETTE) -Leads the state after making a big jump--literally--in her third meet of the 2023 indoor season. The junior cleared 5-4 at the McNeese Indoor No. 1 to take the state lead. Hooper is ranked No. 14 in the nation among all juniors. 

LILY GARRETT (RUSTON) - Led an impressive group of Ruston milers to begin her senior track and field season for the Bearcats. Garrett ran a 5:22 to finish No. 16 in a highly competitive field at the Arkansas High School Invitational

KENNDIE BURKS (BARBE) - The sophomore opened her season in a big way, winning the 400m with a time of 59.94. She was the only female to break 1:00 at the McNeese Indoor No. 1 and joins a group of only six girls in the state who have broken the 1:00 barrier during the first two weeks of the season.

LINA MILLS-ZACAPA (LEESVILLE) - Though she didn't win an individual event, she showed her versatility--and endurance--by finishing fourth in the 1600m (5:29.65), second in the 800m (2:30.27), and third in the 3200m (12:03.28) at the McNeese Indoor No. 1