A total of eight teams competed in both the boys and girls divisions. Paint Valley (109) won the boys meet by five points over the host Vikings (104), while Jackson (151) captured the girls crown by more than 34 points.
Meigs had a team score of 42 points in the girls competition, finishing ahead of both Huntington Ross (41.33) and Paint Valley (35). The Marauders were 11 points behind seventh-place Nelsonville-York (62) with a team tally of 51 points.
The Maroon and Gold — both boys and girls — had six athletes place in the top-four of seven different events.
Rachel Bauer was the top Lady Marauder finisher on the day after placing second in the pole vault with a height of six feet, six inches.
Shawnella Patterson was the only other Lady Marauder to finish in the top-four, placing third overall in the 1600-meter run with a time of 6:12.2.
The Marauders had better individual results than the ladies, although their efforts did not reflect in the final results.
Tanner Hysell was the lone MHS individual champion on the day after claiming first in the shot put with a heave of 45 feet, one-half inch.
Jacob Well placed second in the pole vault with a height of nine feet, six inches. Cody Hanning was third in the 3200m run with a time of 11:19.2.
Tyler Brothers was the lone Meigs’ athlete to finish in the top-four twice, placing fourth in both the shot put (40-10.25) and discus (122-6).
Complete results of the 2010 Vinton County Invitational are available on the web at www.baumspage.com