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In perhaps his final prep meet, Mondo Duplantis wins parish titles in long jump, 100 meter

In what could have been the final time he competed on the high school level, Lafayette High senior Armand “Mondo” Duplantis didn’t prepare at all. He just went out there and did it.

What he did Friday at the Beaver Club Relays, the Lafayette Parish Championships, wasn’t what he’s known for globally. He skipped out on pole vaulting — the event in which he owns the high school and World Junior records — opting to compete in the long jump and the 100-meter dash.

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