WILLIAMSTOWN, W.Va. — The Wahama boys placed eighth and the girls finished 10th Saturday at the 2014 Jobes Invitational held at the Jack Jones Track and Field Facility in Wood County.
The White Falcons had six top-six finishes in 18 events to end the day with 20 points on the boys side, while the Lady Falcons produced just one top-six effort to finish the event with four points. There were 10 teams in each of the competitions, with Parkersburg South (120) winning the boys division while host Williamstown (137.33) captured the girls crown.
Four of Wahama’s half dozen top-six efforts came in relay events, with the quartet of Michael Hendricks, Anthony Howard, Johnnie Ohlinger and Ian Kapp leading the way with a third place effort of 9:30.68 in the 4x800m relay.
Wesley Jones, Austin Juelfs, Jared Nutter and Nolan Pierce were fourth in the 4x200m event with a mark of 1:42.23, while Hendricks, James McCormick, Jacob Petry and Alex Whaley finished fifth in the 4x400m relay with a time of 4:21.69.
Jones, Nutter, Pierce and Hunter Trent also finished sixth overall in the 4x100m relay with a mark of 58.84 seconds.
Austin Juelfs had the top individual effort for the White Falcons as the sophomore was third overall in the long jump with a leap of 18 feet, 2.5 inches. Michael Hendricks was also fifth overall in the 400m dash with a mark of 56.21 seconds.
Senior Kylie Oliver was the lone Lady Falcon to crack the top-six in an event Saturday after finishing fourth overall in the 200m dash with a time of 31.41 seconds.
Complete results of the Jobes Invitational are available on the web at runwv.com