ESM earned its triumph in the high jump, where Nina Zesky's season-long dominance continued. Zesky cleared 5 feet 3 inches, one inch better than Baldwinsville's Emily Soeder. And J-D prevailed in the triple jump as Patrece Martin went 34'6", nearly a foot better than West Genesee's Brianna Richarsdon (33'6 3/4") and the field.
The Hornets' Christabel Ediziegwu, who was fourth in the high jump (5'1") behind Zesky, took third place in the long jump, going 15 feet 10 1/4 inches, and added a fourth in the 55-meter hurdles in 9.85 seconds, meaning that she earned 14 points.
Zazzara (43.28 seconds) and Olivia Ryan (43.55 seconds) were third and fourth, respectively, in the 300 behind Schug, giving F-M 10 more points on the board, while Sophia Ryan got to third place in the 1,500-meter run in 5:01.57, just behind ESM's Natalie Marra, who was second in 4:59 flat as Marcellus' Rachel Garn (4:54.22) prevailed.
J-D's Hannah Butler made her way to third place in the 3,000-meter run in 10:51.87, just ahead of F-M's Samantha Levy (10:56.10) in fourth place as CBA's Megan Ann Pierce was seventh. The Rams' Salwa El Hindi got third place in the shot put with a throw of 30'1 3/4" as Emilee Carpenter finished fifth (5:06.61) in the 1,500.
F-M's Abby Konys and Sophia Wojnovich tied for fifth in the pole vault, each clearing 7 feet, as CBA's Kiana Ferguson got seventh place (46.13 seconds) in the 300.
On the boys side at the Bob Grieve Invitational, F-M picked up 66 points, but that left them in second place behind Liverpool, who prevailed with 85 points. J-D tied for fifth with 30 points as ESM was eighth with 21 points and CBA got 12 points.
Half the Hornets’ points came from 1-2 sweeps in distance running events. In the mile, Andrew Berge’ posted a winning time of 4:28.81, just ahead of Peter Ryan, who was second in 4:30.87. It was the same in the 1,000, where Bryce Millar prevailed in 2:38.14, beating out Kyle Barber (2:39.20) for that top spot, with ESM’s Jesse Perrone third in 2:39.67.