WARRENTON, Mo. — The Helias Crusaders and Lady Crusaders boasted four individual champions Friday at the Warrenton Warriors Invitational.
The Helias boys finished third out of 13 teams with 106 points and the girls took fifth out of 14 teams with 85 points. Timberland swept the team titles, with the boys scoring 141.5 points and the girls finishing with 118 points.
The Crusaders had two winners in field events. Dominic Crisostomo finished first in the pole vault, clearing a height of 13 feet, 7.25 inches, and Dylan Kopp won the discus with a throw of 119-5.75.
Payton Kirchhoff also won the boys 3,200-meter run for Helias, finishing with a time of 10:08.29.
The lone winner for the Helias girls was Mikah Edwards, who placed first in the girls 100-meter dash with a time of 12.92 seconds.
The Helias girls had five second-place finishes, including three relays.
Natalie Schlup, Alexa Lamb, Riley Jaegers and Ava Morrisey had a time of 10:38.60 in the 4x800.
Schyler Phillips, Isabelle Struemph, Sammi Ehmke and Edwards finished with a time of 1:50.40 in the 4x200.
Phillips, Tori Schmidt, Struemph and Ehmke clocked a time of 53.38 seconds in the 4x100.
Other second-place finishers for the Lady Crusaders were Tauny Gore in the triple jump (33-8) and Edwards in the 400-meter dash (58.36 seconds).
For the Helias boys, Will Heckman helped give the Crusaders a total of 18 points in the discus, finishing second with a throw of 117-11.75. Noah Voss added a second-place finish in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:04.18.
The Helias boys 4x800 of Kirchhoff, Brady Voss, Ethan Wilson and Noah Voss also took second place with a time of 8:21.10.
As for third-place finishers, Landon Hoelscher posted a time of 17.33 seconds in the boys 110-meter hurdles.
The Lady Crusaders posted top-three finishes in all four relays, as Beth Luebbert, Morrisey, Ehmke and Edwards placed third in the 4x400 with a time of 4:20.01.
Phillips added a third-place finish in the girls pole vault, clearing a height of 9-0.25.
Helias is hosting the Central Missouri Activities Conference JV Invitational at 4 p.m. today at Ray Hentges Stadium. The varsity's next competition is Friday in a quad at Adkins Stadium will Jefferson City, Capital City and Hickman.