Caparro won the triple jump in 13.98 meters (45 feet, 10 1/2 inches), a new fieldhouse record, and was second in the high jump behind teammate Nick Serafin (Depew, N.Y./Depew). Both men cleared 1.95 meters (6 feet, 4 3/4 inches) with Serafin doing so with fewer misses.
First place finisher Friday, Merlin Joseph Jr. (Binghamton, N.Y./Binghamton) took the 3,000-meter run in 9:04.72.
Other second-place performances came from Kyle Brown (Hamburg, N.Y./Hamburg) in the 35-pound weight throw at 15.87 meters (52 feet, 1 inch); Jacob Valley (Depew, N.Y./Lancaster) in the long jump at 6.55 meters (21 feet, 6 inches); and Bobby Cooper (Macedon, N.Y./Gananda) in the 3,000 meters in 9:08.93.
Blue Devils finishing third were Pat Shenal (Henrietta,N.Y./Rush-Henrietta) in the mile (4:36.24); Mitchel Paciga (Jeffersonville, N.Y./Sullivan West) in the high jump (1.90 meters / 6 feet, 2 3/4 inches); and Ethan Francis (Dunkirk, N.Y./Dunkirk) in the 3,000 meters (9:10.68).
Fredonia had three first-place finishers on the women's side, Kristen Guarino (Bergen, N.Y./Byron-Bergen) won the mile in 5:35.31. Anneliese Bienko (Clarence, N.Y./Clarence) had a winning toss of 11.83 meters (38 feet, 9 3/4 inches) in the shot put. Sarah Couperus (Marion, N.Y./Marion) cleared 1.60 meters (5 feet, 3 inches) to win the high jump.
In the first event of the season, sophomore Hannah Kurbs (Lockport, N.Y./Lockport) finished third in the 5,000 meters with a time of 18:41.78, putting her 6th all time. She finished behind two seniors, making her the first underclassman to cross the line, and was the first of five Blue Devils to finish.
Other strong opening-night performances came from Emily Maguire (Oakdale, N.Y./Connequot), second to Guarino in the mile; and the combination of Kristen Sawyer (Lockport, N.Y./Lockport) and Mikayla Capestrani (Jamesetown, N.Y./Jamestown) in the pole vault. Sawyer tied for second after clearing 3.35 meters (10 feet, 11 3/4 inches). Capestrani cleared the same height but had more misses and finished fourth.