Track and Field Blog:  A look at the state leaders

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As we head into spring break, here are the state leaders in each one of the 16 events contested at region, sectionals and the state meet (wind-legal times only):

100 meters Boys: 10.70; Demaire Taylor, junior, Milton Girls: 11.85; Jazmine Hobson, junior, Shiloh

200 meters Boys: 21.60; Ja’Shaun Poke, senior, Dutchtown Girls: 24.17; Jasmine Jones, junior, Greater Atlanta Christian

400 meters Boys: 47.85; Elijah Berry, senior, Shiloh Girls: 54.62; Saran Kouyeth, senior, North Springs

800 meters Boys: 1:55.08; Gabriel Peacock, senior, Morrow Girls: 2:12.92; Ani Henderson, senior, Marietta

1,600 meters Boys: 4:16.65; Jalen Murray, senior, Richmond Hill Girls: 4:58.07; Naima Turbes, senior, Westminster

3,200 meters Boys: 9:14.65; Jack Filan, senior, Cambridge Girls: 10:43.83; Naima Turbes, senior, Westminster

110 meter hurdles (boys)/100 meter hurdles (girls) Boys: 13.98; Eli Morris, senior, Jefferson Girls: 13.87; Jasmine Jones, junior, Greater Atlanta Christian

300 meter hurdles Boys: 37.38; Joshua Stradford, senior, McEachern Girls: 42.88; Ashton Lindley, senior, Campbell

High Jump Boys: 6-feet, 9-inches; Zae Plummer, junior, Pierce County Girls: 5-feet, 10-inches; Elasia Campbell, senior, Walton

Long Jump Boys: 23-feet, 0-inches; Matthew Chavers, senior, Parkview Girls: 18-feet, 3 ¾ inches; Morgan Bentley, junior, Brookwood

Triple Jump Boys: 47-feet, 3 ½ inches; Malik Thompson, junior, Parkview Girls: 39-4 ½ inches; Morgan Bentley, junior, Brookwood

Pole Vault Boys: 15-feet, 6 ¼ inches; Grant Briscoe, sophomore, Carrollton Girls: 12-feet, 10 ¼ inches; Payton Phillips, sophomore, Carrollton

Discus Boys: 188-feet, 3-inches; Tanner Duffin, senior, St. Pius X Girls: 145-feet, ½ inch; Ansley Whitley, senior, Marion County

Shot Put Boys: 67-feet, 9-inches; Tanner Duffin, senior, St. Pius X Girls: 46-feet, 7 ¼ inches; Hannah Jackson, senior, Kell

4X100 meter relay Boys: 41.53; Dutchtown Girls: 45.99; Buford

4X400 meter relay Boys: 3:16.23; Eagle’s Landing Girls: 3:48.65; Buford

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