Track and Field Blog: Region championships being decided

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A number of region titles have already been decided, with the state sectionals upcoming on May 4 and State Championship Weekend, May 9-11. Here’s a look at some of them:

Region 5AAAA

Champions: (Boys) Chapel Hill, (Girls) Chapel Hill

Top Performances: (Boys) Jaylen Slade, Chapel Hill, 100 meters, 10.44 seconds; Omarian Clemons, Sandy Creek, 110-meter hurdles, 14.30 seconds; Chapel Hill, 4X400 meter relay, 3:18.81; (Girls) Jada Grant, LaGrange, Triple Jump, 39-feet-9 inches

Region 6AAAAA

Champions: (Boys) Grady, (Girls) Maynard Jackson

Top Performances: This is the fifth consecutive title for the Grady boys program. (Boys) Grady, 4X100m relay, 41.95; Carver-Atlanta, 4X100 relay, 41.99; (Girls) Saran Kouyeth, North Springs, 200m, 23.98; Ryah Jackson, Maynard Jackson, 300m hurdles, 43.99; Lalah Hasbrouck, Riverwood, 300m hurdles, 43.99; Niya Benton-Andrews, Maynard Jackson, 400m, 55.45; Jadaja Baxter, Riverwood, Long Jump, 19-2 ¼ ; Maynard Jackson, 4X100m relay, 46.60; North Springs, 4X400m relay, 3:49.72

Region 8AAAAAA

Champions: (Boys) Dacula, Lanier (Girls) Dacula Top Performances: (Girls) Elsie Igberaese, Dacula, Discus, 137-7

Region 8AAAAAA

Champions: (Boys) Dacula, Lanier (Girls) Dacula Top Performances: (Girls) Elsie Igberaese, Dacula, Discus, 137-7

Region 3AAAA

Champions: (Boys) Crisp County (Girls) Monroe-Albany Region 4AAAA

Champions: (Boys) Westover (Girls) Hardaway Top Performances: (Boys) Jonathan Myrthil, Northside-Columbus, 800m, 1:54.74; (Girls) Chastity Pickett, Westover, 44.34

Region 2AAAAAA

Champions: (Boys) Richmond Hill, (Girls) Richmond Hill Top Performances: (Boys) Shamar Rose, Bradwell Institute, 100m, 10.56; Bradwell Institute, 4X100m relay, 41.61; (Girls) Olivia Brown, Effingham County, 100m hurdles, 14.31

Region 8AAAAA

Champions: (Boys) Loganville, (Girls) Buford

Top Performances: (Boys) Cameron Hudson, Cedar Shoals, Triple Jump, 48-1, Buford, 4X100m relay, 41.87; (Girls) Kimberly Harris, Buford, 200m, 400m, 24.11, 55.09; Lashanti Williams, Clarke Central, Long Jump, 18-10 ¾; Buford, 4X100m relay, 45.83

Region 7AAAAAA

Champions: (Boys) Alpharetta, (Girls) Cambridge Top Performances: (Boys) Alpharetta, 4X100m relay, 41.91; (Girls) Jasmine Jackson, Alpharetta, 300m hurdles, 43.93; Madelyn Horne, Johns Creek, Discus, 151-4; Ariel Lawrence, Dunwoody, Long Jump, 18-9; Janae Profit, Dunwoody, Shot Put, 42-6 ½

Region 7AAAA

Champions: (Boys) Blessed Trinity, (Girls) Marist Top Performances: (Boys) Karthik Kochuparambil, Denark, 800m, 1:56.13; (Girls) Aaliyah James, West Hall, 100m, 200m, 12.13, 24.79; Hannah Miniutti, Blessed Trinity, 1,600m, 3,200m, 5:14.27, 11:12.75; Kathleen Maley, Marist, 3,200, 11:13.07; Karen Kirunda, Marist, Triple Jump, 37-10

Region 4AAAAA

Champions: (Boys) Union Grove, (Girls) Stockbridge Top Performances: (Boys) Dutchtown, 4X100m relay, 41.40; Eagle’s Landing, 4X400m relay, 3:15.62; (Girls) Darci Khan, Stockbridge, 100m hurdles, 300m hurdles, 14.19, 42.69; Stockbridge, 4X100m relay, 47.06; Kamaria Horton, Eagle’s Landing, Discus, 142-2

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