ZOARVILLE --The Dover High boys and girls scored a sweep of the team titles at the Tusky Valley Invitational on Friday.
Dover's boys finished with 133 points to easily outdistance United Local (95) in the 11-team field. Rittman (71) was third followed by Indian Valley (68), Tusky Valley (51), Ridgewood (42), Garfield 925), Coshocton (18), Newcomerstown (11), Lisbon David Anderson (9) and Strasburg (4).
The Lady Tornadoes also won handily with 130 points, with Indian Valley (97) taking the runner-up spot. Tusky Valley (78) was third followed by United Local (42.33), Ridgewood (42), Coshocton (36), Rittman (24.33), Garfield (22.33), Lisbon Anderson (20), Strasburg (15), Newcomerstown (11) and Hiland (8).
Leading the Generals' effort was Evan Jones with first place showings in the discus (146-0) and shot put (51-03), while Jared Lindig was sixth (123-05). Chris Saylor finished fifth (5-10) for RHS in the high jump and was second in the pole vault (13-06).
In relay action, the Generals' team of Mark Border, Jarrett Art, DJ Varian, and Saylor took second (45.6) in the 4x200, while Varian, Laken Bluck, Art, and Border were fifth (1:36.8) in the 4x200, and Phillip Shannon, Thor Reed, Daniel Burch, and Pat Cushman took sixth (9:55.5) in the 4x800.
For the Lady Generals it was Meghan Cunningham's second place finish (10-06) in the pole vault leading the way along with a sixth place in the 200-meter dash (28.8), while teammate Katie Share snared fourth (8-0). In the high jump, Ridgewood's Victoria Wiggins finished second (5-0), with Maddy Jones next in third (5-0) and also added a fifth place showing in the 300-meter hurdles (51.8), while Kayla Tedrick grabbed third in the long jump (15-04).
Haley Wiggins, Jones, Jessica McCoun and Wiggins combined to snare fourth in the 4x200 realy (1:55.5), while the combination of Leighanna Allman, Lauren Preston, Winter Preston and Stormie Curry were sixth (13:37.4) in the 4x800 and Jones, Curry, Shelby Matchett, and Holly Craddock took seventh in the 4x400 (4:37.0).
For the Indian Valley boys, it was Kyle Johnson bringing home a pair of first place finishes in the 100-meter dash (11.0) and 200-meter dash (23.2), Dominic Bell captured the top spot in the pole vault, while Florian Kalies was second in the high jump (6-02), and Ryan Simmers was runner-up in the 400-meter dash (51.4). Taylor Gray took third in the 300-meter hurdles (41.3), In field events the Braves' Robby Anderson took fifth (123-05) in the discus and Cole Craddock was sixth in the long jump (19-06).
In relay action, the Indian Valley team of Simmers, Craddock, Gray and Johnson won both the 4x200 (1:31.5) and 4x400 (3:30.6), while Steven Reese, Chris Martin, Travis Olinger and Bell were seventh (46.7) in the 4x100
Indian Valley captured a pair of first place finishes in girls action, with Courtney Emler (50.2) in the 300-meter hurdles and Ashley Reynolds won the shot put (35-03.50) and was third (98-10) in the discus, while Paige Saho finished fourth in the 400-meter dash (1:03.5), was fifth (2:32.2) in the 800-meter run, third in the pole vault (8-0) and Courtney Oliver snared fifth in the 3200-meter run (12:28.9).
Emler, Chelsey Swaney, Devin Bell and Saho teamed up to take third (4:23.6) in the 4x400 relay, while Bell, Swaney, Emler and Emily Baker finished sixth in the 4x200 (1:58.4) and Maddy Azzardi, Cori Schumacher, Baer, and Miranda Gowins finished seventh (55.3) in the 4x100.
Place-finishers for the Newcomerstown boys included Tristan Durr, third in the discus (133-4); Trae Garlando, sixth in the 100-meters (11.8); and Bret Burrier, sixth in the pole vault (11-6).
In relays, NHS was fifth in the 4x800 (Derek Stamets, Daniel Lovrinic, Ryan Webster and Cody Hall) in 9:27.7 and sixth in the 4x400 (Collen Mozena, Logan Lehman, Trae Garlando and Austin Stringer) in 3:47.3
Cydney McMillan captured first place in the girls' pole vault with a 10-6 effort.
The only other point for the Lady Trojans was a sixth place finish by Krista McVey in the discus (92-3).