At Wheeling, W.Va, sprinters Austin Gillinger and James Clark had strong days as Zanesville’s boys were fifth at the Dick Dei Pepsi Classic at Park High School.
Watkins Memorial won both meets, totaling 108 points in the eight-team girls meet and 167 in the nine-team boys meet.
James Clark was second in the 400 in :51.8 and Eric Walker was third in the high jump (5-8) in the boys meet, while Austin Gillinger was third in the long jump (18-11) and fourth in the 100 (:11.5). Leo Crosby was fourth in the shot (44-11).
Gillinger and Clark also ran on the 800 relay with Kyle Henthorne and Jamal Gladden, which was third in 1:34.7, and the 400 relay with Gladden and Ben Kaufman that was fourth in :45.4.
Gladden and Clark teamed with Will Brown and Kyle Henthorne on the 1,600 relay that was fifth (3:42.4).
In the girls meet, Emma Kimberly was fourth in the 800 (2:45.6), Destiny Johnson fourth in the shot (28-11), Jade Johnson fifth in the long jump (14-8) and sixth in the 400 (1:05.7), and Brooke Davy was sixth in the 100 (:14.0).
The 400 shuttle hurdle relay of Tiara Wiggins, Kimberly, Aundrea Norman and Jordanna Seiler was fourth in 1:15.2, the 800 relay of Leanne Ulbrich, Alexus Grimmett, Davy and Norman was fifth in the 800 relay (1:57.9), and 1,600 relay of Ulbrich, Davy, Johnson and Wiggins was fifth (4:27.2).
Capital softball outlasts Muskies
Capital had plenty of firepower in a 21-10, 7-6 sweep of host Muskingum (19-9, 4-6) in an OAC softball doubleheader on Saturday.
The Crusaders (17-7, 6-2) took advantage of six errors and used a 10-run second inning to grab the victory.
Morgan Yackey allowed seven runs on seven hits in 1 1/3 innings. Jaclynn Hess and Jessie Little each had two hits and two RBIs, and Kayley Bevard added two hits, two runs scored a RBI for the Muskies.
Capital overcame a 5-1 deficit with a five-run fifth inning to rally past the Muskies in game two. Rachel Bannister was the losing pitcher in relief, allowing three runs on five hits in three innings. Hess hit a homer and a triple to go with three RBIs, and Bevard was 2-for-3 with two runs scored in the loss.
Muskies, Crusaders split in baseball
Capital (14-12, 4-6) grabbed the first game 13-6 behind a strong start, but Alex VanDine pitched Muskingum (5-19, 4-6) to a 7-1 win in the nightcap as the teams split an OAC twinbill on Saturday at Capital.
Capital scored the first 11 runs of the game, including a seven-run second inning, to take the opener.
Justin Warrington dropped to 1-3 after surrendering eight runs on eight hits in 1 1/3 innings. Zach Siemon hit a solo home run, and Matt Connor had two hits and two RBIs for Muskingum.
VanDine scattered six hits, struck out two and walked two in a complete game victory. Connor went 3-for-3 with three RBIs, Siemon doubled with two RBIs and Matty Lynn also had two hits for the Muskies.