CENTENARY, Ohio — Practically a clean sweep.
The Gallia Academy track and field teams combined to win 29 of 33 events en route to winning team titles Tuesday night during a non-conference dual with visiting Vinton County at the Eastman Athletic Complex in Gallia Academy.
Both the Blue Devils and the Blue Angels were dominant as the hosts posted respective victories of 95 and 86 points. GAHS outscored the Vikings 119-24 in the boys competition and posted a 97-11 win over the Lady Vikings.
The Blue Angels won 13 of the 15 events held on the girls side, which included victories in all four of the relays. VCHS scored its lone wins in the 100m dash and discus competitions.
Hannah Watts and Katie Bradley both scored a pair of individuals titles for the Angels. Watts won both the 200m (28.25) and 400m (1:01.84) dashes, while Bradley was victorious in both the high jump (4-2) and shot put (27-6.5) contests.
Madison Holley won the 800m run with a time of 2:44.03 and Elizabeth Holley was first in the 1600m run with a mark of 6:30.08. Jalea Caldwell also came away with the pole vault crown with a cleared height of 8 feet, 3 inches.
Mesa Polcyn captured the 3200m crown with a mark of 13:16.96, while Taylor Queen won the long jump with a distance of 16 feet, 4.75 inches.
The quartet of Bradley, Cassidy Sickles, Varna Tayaparan and Kristen Hannon came away with first place in both the 4x100m (1:03.06) and 4x200m (2:18.16) relays.
Watts, Queen, Madison Holley and Haleigh Caldwell captured first with a time of 4:33.41 in the 4x400m relay, while Polcyn, Ryleigh Caldwell, Hayley Petrie and Mary Watts posted a winning mark of 11:25.02 in the 4x800m relay.
The Blue Devils won 16 of the 18 events held on the boys side, which included victories in all four of the relays. VCHS scored its lone wins in the shot put and discus competitions.
Jacob Click, Logan Allison and Quenton McKinniss each scored a pair of individual titles for the Devils, with Click winning both the 400m (53.37) and 100m dashes. Allison won both the long jump (21-8.25) and the triple jump (42-3), while McKinniss netted victories in the 110m (16.88) and 300m (46.58) hurdle events.
Isaiah Lester won the 200m dash with a time of 24.45 seconds, while Winston Wade captured the 800m crown with a mark of 2:26.34. Tommy White also won the pole vault with a cleared height of 8 feet, 6 inches.
Michael Edelmann was the 1600m champ with a time of 5:19.25, while Cade Mason was first in the 3200m run with a mark of 12:44.69. Wes Jarrell also won the high jump with a leap of 5 feet, 4 inches.
Allison, Click, Jarrell and Wade Jarrell won the 4x100m relay with a time of 46.46 seconds, while Wade Jarrell, Sam Hemphill, Dakota Metzler and Blake Wilson captured the 4x200m relay with a mark of 1:48.63.
The quartet of McKinniss, Tony Easton, Russ Mathews and Griffon McKinniss won the 4x400m relay with a time of 4:13.16, while Devon Barnes, Mitchell Bowling, Kirk Saunders and Nathan Waugh captured the 4x800m relay with a winning mark of 11:10.42.
Complete results of the dual meet with Vinton County at Gallia Academy are available on the web at baumspage.com