McARTHUR – The Jackson Ironladies won one relay title and had the top finishes in the 400 and 200-meter dashes, as well as the 800-meter run to win the team title at the 19th Annual Vinton County Invitational on Thursday evening.

Kirsten Evans finished first in the 400-meter dash and the 200-meter dash, while Olivia Kennedy won the 800-meter run, as the Ironladies rolled up 108 points to finish well ahead of Waverly, which finished as the runner-up with 86.50 points. Evans and Kennedy were also part of the winning 4x400-meter relay team, along with Olivia Sheward and Haleigh Hughes.

Kennedy won the 800-meter run in 2:18.66, while Evans ran 1:04.55 to win the 400-meter dash. She also took first in the 200-meter dash in 29:05.

Reedsville Eastern scored 81 points to finish in third place, followed by Vinton County (79), Trimble (62), Wellston (46), Huntington Ross (42), Athens (40.50), Gallia Academy (35), Alexander (35), and Meigs (33).

Vinton County’s 4x800-meter relay team of Emily Reynolds, Josie Mulhern, Olivia Mayers, and Savannah Perry took first to begin the meet, which was delayed for an hour because of weather.

Mayers also had a first-place finish in the 1,600-meter run in 5:47.21, while Tristen Kirby crossed the finish in 53.26 to win the 300-meter hurdles.

Wellston had two first place finishes, highlighted by Sheyenne Landis (13:04.07) in the 3,200-meter run, while Kimmi Aubrey cleared 4-feet, 8-inches to win the high jump.

In the boys’ meet, Vinton County had one first, as Elijah Williams jumped 20-02.50 to win the long jump title, as the Vikings finished with 85 points to finished third in the team standings, behind Huntington Ross (121), which took the team title and Waverly (102). Jackson finished fourth with 75 points, followed by Alexander (70), Athens (46), Trimble (35), Gallia Academy (34), Meigs (32), Reedsville Eastern (30), Wellston (16), and Vinton County “B” Team (2).

The Ironmen squad of Ty Jones, Nate Woodard, Kaeden Fulton, and Caleb Hutchison won the 4x200-meter relay in 1:41.37.

Fulton took first in the 200-meter dash in 23.95.

Brenton Breech led Wellston with a runner-up finish in the high jump after clearing five feet, four inches.

See for complete results.