ESA Boys Cross Country won their 7th Class B State Championship in a row. Running for the Falcons were: Christian Herpin, 2nd place, Peter Kaiser, 5th, Charlie Blanchard, 9th, Tate Broussard, 14th, Ian Waskom, 16th, Will Brown, 19th, and Matthew Bush, 20th.
ESA Girls Cross Country finished with all seven runners in the top 11 to take their second Class B State championship in a row and their fifth in six years. Racing for ESA: Aline Malek, 2nd place, Taylor Guillotte, 3rd, Ava Grace Hebert, 4th, Maddie Breaux, 8th, Bailey Guillotte, 9th, Ellianna DesOrmeaux, 10th, and Gase Broussard, 11th.
An average time of 20:18 puts ESA Girls in second place in the Small Schools All-State Top Scoring Teams competition, which ranks teams competing in Classes C, B, 1A, and 2A.
With a time of 16:39, Christian Herpin earned a spot on the boys' individual Small Schools All-State team, determined by the top ten times across all classes competing Monday. Aline Malek, with a time of 19:16, and Taylor Guillotte with a time of 19:55, made the girls' individual Small Schools All-State team.
Seniors Aline Malek and Arden Fratnzen were recognized as Composite All-Academic Scholar Athletes, earning unweighted six-semester GPAs of 4.0.