Track and Field Blog:  Putting a bow on 2019

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School is out and high school sports are done for 2019. Here’s a wrap up of the track and field season.

State Champs:

Class A Private – (Boys) Landmark, (Girls) Mount Paran

Class A Public – Commerce, Telfair County

AA – Bleckley County, Elbert County

AAA – Jefferson, Greater Atlanta Christian

AAAA – St. Pius, Chapel Hill

AAAAA – Griffin, Buford

AAAAAA – Alpharetta, Dunwoody

AAAAAAA – Shiloh, Campbell

Top Performances – Wind legal (Boys; Girls):

100 – Jaylen Slade, Chapel Hill, Fr., 10.22 seconds; Kayla Hunt, M.L. King, Sr., 11.64.

200 – Garrett Shedrick, Hillgrove, Sr., 20.74; Alexis Williams, Lovejoy, Sr., 23.80.

400 – Ja’Shaun Poke, Dutchtown, Sr., 46.99; Kimberly Harris, Buford, Jr., 53.28.

800 – Jonathan Myrthil, Northside-Columbus, Sr., 1:51.21; Brynne Sumner, Woodstock, Sr., 2:07.77.

1,600 – Myles Collins, Archer, Jr., 4:13.26; Brynne Sumner, Woodstock, Sr., 4:53.45.

3,200 – Zach Jaeger, McIntosh, Sr., 9:06.94; Ellie Hall, Marietta, Sr., 10:33.84.

110 hurdles – Eli Morris, Jefferson, Sr., 13.63; Jasmine Jones, Greater Atlanta Christian, Jr., 13.33.

300 hurdles – Joshua Stradford, McEachern, Sr., 36.83; Niya Benton-Andrews, Maynard Jackson, Jr., 41.38.

Long Jump – Jonathan Baker, Northview, Sr., 24-7 ¾; Jasmine Jones, Greater Atlanta Christian, Jr., 20-2 ¼.

Triple Jump – Cameron Hudson, Cedar Shoals, Sr., 50-2; Jayla Brown, McEachern, So., 40-9.

High Jump – Sultan Simms, Woodward Academy, Sr., 6-10; Elasia Campbell, Walton, Sr., 6-0 ¼.

Discus – Tanner Duffin, St. Pius, Sr., 206-0; Madelyn Horne, Johns Creek, Sr., 154-8.

Shot Put – Tanner Duffin, St. Pius, Sr., 70-2 ¼; Hannah Jackson, Kell, Sr., 47-9.

Pole Vault – Brian Hauch, Parkview, Sr., 16-6 ½; Payton Phillips, Carrollton, So., 13-7.

4X100 Relay – McEachern, 40.98; Buford, 45.19.

4X400 Relay – Shiloh, 3:13.28; Buford, 3:44.28.

Gatorade All-Metro Team (Boys; Girls):

100 – Jaylen Slade, Chapel Hill, Fr.; Jasmine Hobson, Shiloh, Jr.

200 – Kibren Moore, Pebblebrook, Sr.; Alexis Williams, Lovejoy, Sr.

400 – Ja’Shaun Poke, Dutchtown, Sr.; Kimberly Harris, Buford, Jr.

800 – Harrison Fultz, Starr’s Mill, Sr.; Brynne Sumner, Woodstock, Sr.

1,600 – Kyle Harkabus, East Coweta, Jr.; Brynne Sumner, Woodstock, Sr.

3,200 – Calan Gizlebach, Forsyth Central, Sr.; Ellie Hall, Marietta, Sr.

110 hurdles – Myles Marshall, Lassiter, Sr.; Darci Khan, Stockbridge, Sr.

300 hurdles – Samuel Smith, Union Grove, Jr.; Niya Benton-Andrews, Maynard Jackson, Jr.

Long Jump – Jonathan Baker, Northview, Sr.; Jasmine Jones, Greater Atlanta Christian, Jr.

Triple Jump – Jonathan Baker, Northview, Sr.; Morgan Bentley, Brookwood, Jr.

High Jump – Sultan Simms, Woodward Academy, Sr.; Elasia Campbell, Walton, Sr.

Discus – Tanner Duffin, St. Pius, Sr., 206-0; Madelyn Horne, Johns Creek, Sr.

Shot Put – Tanner Duffin, St. Pius, Sr., 70-2 ¼; Hannah Jackson, Kell, Sr.

Pole Vault – Brian Hauch, Parkview, Sr., 16-6 ½; Payton Phillips, Carrollton, So.

4X100 Relay – Dutchtown; Buford.

4X400 Relay – Shiloh; Campbell.

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