The Mason Comets boys’ and girls’ track teams both took first place in the Mount Healthy Owls Classic Friday.
The Comets boys’ team finished with a final score of 132, which was 51 points higher than second place Wayne, who stayed competitive by winning four field events. Turpin placed third, finishing two points behind Wayne.
Mason placed first in six events at the invitational.
The Comets got off to a promising start with the help of their strong relay teams. Mason won the second event of the invitational, the 4×800 meter relay, which was comprised of junior Ethan Valentine, sophomore Carver Nabb and seniors Joey Stimler and Chad Blomgren.
In the girl’s portion, the Comets scored 156 points and finished 63.5 points in front of second place Wayne (92.50 points). Wayne was predominately strong in the relays, placing first in the 4×100 and 4×200 meter relay. Seton placed third in the classic, finishing with 58 points.
Mason won the 4×800 meter relay as well as the 800 and 1600 meter run. The Comets solidified their lead by placing first in three field events.
Withrow finished first in three events, the 100 and 200 meter dash as well as the 100 hurdles, despite finishing in tenth place.