(all photos by Chris D'Aquin)
Makena Gates won the 3200m going away in a time of 11:30.55, Gates also won the 1600m Saturday clocking a 5:15
Zack Truitt and Justin Wachtel from Monroe County, had a duel for the ages in the Boys 3200m as both set the #1(9:52) and #2 (9:55) MileSplit National times Friday night under the lights of 'The Big Orange Jungle'
This is Nicholas West of Davis Academy/Pole Vault Atlanta actually clearing the top bar of 11-10!
Simi Owujo of Woodward (r) edged Makayla McPherson from Madison County in the 400m at 58.16
Lashanti Williams (1461) wins her 2nd Gold of the meet taking the 100m in 12.06
It was a close one in the Boys 100m, but Tyreon Millsap (lane 2) outleaned Cody Brown (L) of the Parkview Express for the win at 11.76
Shani Simon of Sapphire-Ruff Riders pulls away from the challengers down the stretch winning the 800m in a quick time of 2:24.73
Luna McCauley of Paideia (7th grader) sprints to the finish line ahead of Kelsey Morse from Malcom Bridge taking 2nd in the 1600 at 5:31.51
Lashanti Williams was unstoppable, winning the 200m dash in 25.61.
Tyreon Millsap knows how to lean for the win, as he doubles in the short sprints going 23.57 taking the 200m win
Jania Hodges of the E-1 Track Club won the 300h going 46.43
Tamiia Fuller brings it home for Jackrabbit Track Club in the 4x400 at 3:58.60
Zack Truitt prepares to pass Oak Hill MS's Lebron Boyd, leading Landmark to the 4x400 win at 3:43.27
Nicholas West, Coach Matt Barry and Payton Phillips celebrate their PV State titles
Trinity Price of ATL Zoom Athletics was the Girls Track Athlete of the Meet
Janae Profit of Chamblee MS was the Girls Field Athlete of the Meet"
Zack Truitt of Landmark Christian was perfect, winning the 800, 1600 3200 (new MileSplit #1 National time of 9:52, and split a 52. on the final leg of the 4x400 overtaking the lead for another win earning Male Track Athlete of the Meet.
Perimeter Christian was a surprise winner, scratching together points in many events led by Ayden Drake
Burney Harris MS's speed made the difference in placing 2nd Overall.
Woodward Academy scored 50.5 points claiming 3rd Overall.
Shiloh MS put together many scoring opportunities that added up to a Team State Championship.
Columbia County Schools made the trip from the Martinez area take home 2nd Overall
Landmark Christian's Boys were 3rd Overall
The wonderful SMART ATHLETICS Team ran a well executed meet once again!