Day 2 Highlights from the GHSA State Meets

Berry Day 2 


7A Boys 1600- Kyle Harkabus 'Sharkabus' defended his 2018 1600m title taking the Gold clocking a time of 4:16.44, Jack Rhodes of Roswell had a strong race stealing the runnerup spot at 4:18.35, Myles Collins of Archer placed 3rd at 4:19.14 and Kamari Miller of Marietta took 4th in 4:21.07

7A Girls 1600- It was quite a battle up front with 3 girls going sub 5:00  Brynne Sumner of Woodstock came out on top with the fastest time at the State meets in 4:53.45, Ellie Hall picked up big team points for Marietta placing 2nd, Madelynne Cadeau of South Forsyth placed 3rd with a 4:58 and Abigail Robertson of Walton took 4th at 5:02.39

Berry Day 2 Field Event Champions
7A Boys
7A LJ- Zayquan Graham of Kennesaw Mtn at 23-0
7A TJ- Isaiah McCray of Hillgrove at 46-7
7A HJ- Carlton Bryant of Peachtree Ridge on a JD at 6-6
7A PV- Brian Hauch of Parkview in a new class record of 16-6.50

7A Girls
7A LJ- Skye Gross of Parkview at 18-11
7A TJ- Morgan Bentley of Brookwood at 39-6.50
7A HJ- Elasia Campbell of Walton at 5-10
7A PV- Kelsey Worthington of North Gwinnett at 12-0

Women - Class 7A - Team Rankings - 8 Events Scored          
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    1) Marietta                    35        2) Walton HS                  30   
    3) Campbell HS                 23        4) Brookwood                  20   
    5) Cherokee                    18.50     6) Westlake HS                18   
    7) Mill Creek                  17        8) North Gwinnett             16   
    9) South Forsyth               14        9) Grayson HS                 14   
   11) McEachern                   13       12) Parkview                   11   
   13) Woodstock HS                10       13) Wheeler                    10   
   15) North Paulding               8       15) Kennesaw Mountain           8   
   15) Meadowcreek                  8       18) Milton HS                   7   
   19) Shiloh HS                    6       19) Archer HS                   6   
   21) Rockdale County              5       22) Newnan HS                   3.50
   23) Peachtree Ridge              3       23) Duluth HS                   3   
   23) West Forsyth                 3       26) Lambert                     2   
Men - Class 7A - Team Rankings - 8 Events Scored            
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    1) Parkview                    34        2) East Coweta                23   
    3) Peachtree Ridge             18.75     4) Roswell HS                 18   
    5) Forsyth Central             17        6) Marietta                   16.75
    7) North Cobb                  14        7) Archer HS                  14   
    7) North Gwinnett              14        7) Hillgrove                  14   
   11) Rockdale County             12.75    12) West Forsyth               11   
   13) Westlake HS                 10.75    14) Shiloh HS                  10   
   14) Kennesaw Mountain           10       16) Grayson HS                  9   
   16) South Forsyth                9       18) Milton HS                   8   
   19) Cherokee                     6       19) Pebblebrook HS              6   
   19) Lambert                      6       22) Campbell HS                 5   
   22) Walton HS                    5       24) Lassiter HS                 4   
   25) Discovery                    3       25) Tift County                 3   
   25) North Forsyth                3       25) Newnan HS                   3   
   29) Brookwood                    2       30) Mill Creek                  1   
   30) Lowndes County               1                                           

A Private Day 2


A Private Girls 1600- This race got the distance events underway and it was a humdinger with a tight 4 girl lead pack. AIS swept the top 2 spots led by Frosh Cara Joyce at 4:57.90 with Reagan Mahoney close behind in 5:00.99, Jackie Addy of Holy Innocents scored a Bronze medal with a time of 5:02.67 and 3200 champ Erin Fegans of Landmark took 4th place at 5:06.73

A Private Boys 1600- Another great race here as Zack Truitt of Landmark Christian had a stellar performance striking Gold with a pr time of 4:17.25, 3200 champ Graham Blanks of Athens Academy raced to 2nd posting a 4:20.02, Devin Wade of Whitefield was close behind at 4:21.41 and Kameron Jackson of Landmark placed 4th in 4:25.33

Berry Day 2  A Private Field Event Champions
A Private Boys
A Prv SP- LenNeth Whitehead of Athens Academy at 64-7
A Prv Disc-Lamar Gordon of Riverside at 166-7
A Prv LJ- Dwon Odom of St. Francis at 22-0.25
A Prv HJ- McKinley Thompson of Stratford at 
A Prv PV- Matthew Stainback of Wesleyan at 13-0

A Private Girls
A Prv SP- Jada Farrell of Holy Innocents at 41-11
A Prv Disc- Kacey Kemp of Darlington at 126-1
A Prv LJ- Synclair Savage of N. Cobb Christian at 19-3.50
A Prv TJ- Jada Farrell of Holy Innocents at 39-5
A Prv HJ- Savannah Samuel of St. Francis at 5-4
A Prv PV- MacKenzie Gignilliat of Walker at 10-0

Women - 1A-Private - Team Rankings - 8 Events Scored          
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    1) Holy Innocents Episcopal    29        2) Hebron Christian Academy   28   
    3) Atlanta International       26        4) Mt. Paran Christian        25   
    5) Walker                      19.75     6) Darlington School          18.50
    7) Calvary Day                 18        8) North Cobb Christian       17   
    9) Landmark Christian          15        9) First Presbyterian         15   
   11) Athens Academy              14       12) St. Francis                13   
   13) Galloway                    11       13) Athens Christian           11   
   15) Providence Christian        10.75    16) Wesleyan                    8   
   16) Mt. de Sales                 8       18) Tallulah Falls              6   
   19) Brookstone                   5       20) Stratford Academy           3   
   20) Christian Heritage           3       20) Fellowship Christian        3   
   23) Aquinas                      2       24) Trinity Christian School    1   
   24) Green Forest                 1       24) George Walton Academy       1   
Men - 1A-Private - Team Rankings - 8 Events Scored          
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    1) Landmark Christian          61        2) Athens Academy             50   
    3) Riverside Military          35        4) St. Francis                25   
    5) Whitefield Academy          24        6) Wesleyan                   19   
    7) Darlington School           14        8) Stratford Academy          13   
    9) Hebron Christian Academy    12       10) North Cobb Christian       10   
   11) First Presbyterian           9       12) George Walton Academy       8   
   13) Tallulah Falls               6       13) Brookstone                  6   
   15) Athens Christian             5       16) Tattnall Square             3   
   16) Strong Rock                  3       18) Mt. Paran Christian         2   
   18) Trinity Christian School     2       18) Paideia                     2   
   18) Christian Heritage           2       22) Mt. Vernon                  1   

2A Day 2


2A Girls 1600m- Bleckley County added 15 points to their team effort behind Austin Perez's win at 5:26.67 and Emily Youngblood's 4th place effort of 5:34.84, 3200 champ Zoe Sanchez from Union County was runnerup at 5:32.13 and Katie Wadsworth from Oglethorpe County placed 3rd in 5:34.08

2A Boys 1600m-  Guy Gober from Rabun County hed off Bleckley County 3200 champ Garrett Rogers posting the winning time of 4:29.15 Bleckley added another 14 points to take over 1st in the team standings heading into Day behind Rogers in 2nd at 4:30.98 and Jaylen Thigpen at 3rd place in 4:36.69, Jamie Townes of Westside Augusta raced well placing 4th in 4:36.86 

Berry Day 2  2A Field Event Champions
2A Boys
2A SP- Zaylin Wood of Heard County at 55-2.25
2A  Disc- Caleb Hartley of Toombs County at 165-6
2A LJ- Metrius Fleming of Elbert County at 24-0.50
2A TJ- Zoryan Hendricks of Rockmart at 46-6
2A HJ- Jyheem Rollins of Butler at 6-8

2A Girls
2A SP- Shakira Ardister of Eilbert County at 39-2
2A  Disc-Beth Taylor of Heard County at 127-10
2A LJ- Myesha Hall of Vidalia at 17-8
2A TJ- Ikeria Hamilton of East Laurens at 37-8
2A HJ-  Megan Kent of Model on a JD at 5-4


Women - Class 2A - Team Rankings - 8 Events Scored          

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    1) Bleckley County             38.50     2) Elbert County              29.50
    3) Model                       23        4) Vidalia                    21   
    5) Jeff Davis                  20.50     6) Union County               20   
    7) Toombs County               16        7) East Laurens               16   
    9) Bremen                      12       10) Heard County               10   
   10) Rockmart                    10       12) Oglethorpe County           9.50
   13) Northeast Macon              9       14) Gordon Central              8   
   14) Lamar County                 8       14) St. Vincent's Academy       8   
   17) Armuchee                     7       17) Fitzgerald                  7   
   17) Dade County                  7       20) Callaway                    5   
   21) Berrien                      4       21) South Atlanta               4   
   23) Dodge County                 3       23) Washington County           3   
   23) Temple                       3       23) Banks County                3   
   27) Bacon County                 2       27) Monticello                  2   
   29) Social Circle                1       29) Chattooga                   1   
   29) Westside, Augusta            1                                           

Men - Class 2A - Team Rankings - 7 Events Scored            

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    1) Bleckley County             35        2) Elbert County              29   
    3) Banks County                19        4) Toombs County              18   
    5) Jordan                      16        6) Dodge County               13   
    7) Douglass Atlanta            12        7) Heard County               12   
    9) Union County                10        9) Vidalia                    10   
    9) Rabun County                10        9) Butler                     10   
    9) Rockmart                    10       14) Washington County           8   
   15) Chattooga                    7       15) Fitzgerald                  7   
   17) East Laurens                 6       17) Jeff Davis                  6   
   19) Westside, Augusta            5       19) Spencer                     5   
   21) Monticello                   4       21) Washington                  4   
   23) Berrien                      3       23) Northeast Macon             3   
   25) Callaway                     2       25) Social Circle               2   
   25) Glenn Hills                  2       25) South Atlanta               2   
   29) Gordon Central               1       29) Pepperell                   1   
   29) Screven County               1                                       

Carrollton Day 2

Carrollton Day 2 was a day full of prelims as athletes jockeyed for Q' spots for Saturday running finals. 

5A Girls 3200m- The girls 3200 in 5A was Mackenzie Walls of Veterans best event and she had quite a race taking the Gold in 10:55.90 XC Champ McKenna Trapheagen of Woodland was runnerup at 11:11.65, Gabby Parsons of Union Grove held on to 3rd place going 11:33.95 with Rylee Evans of Woodland settling for 4th at 11:34.10

5A Boys 3200m- It was a 2 man race upfront and Zach Jaeger of McIntosh swept the distance events taking the win in the 3200 at 9:20.26, with Nick Nyman of Starrs Mill getting his 2nd Silver medal of the meet in 9:27.94, Athanasius Tesfaye of Loganville claimed the Bronze with a time of 9:47.90 and William Ponder from Walnut Grove took 4th at 9:48.60

Women - Class 5A - Team Rankings - 8 Events Scored           
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    1) Woodland Cartersville       26.50     2) Veterans                   21    
    3) Rome HS                     19        4) Kell HS                    18    
    5) Whitewater                  17        6) Fayette County             16    
    7) Riverwood                   15        8) Carrollton                 14.50 
    9) Clarke Central              14        9) Miller Grove               14    
   11) Ware County                 13       11) McIntosh                   13    
   13) Starr's Mill                12       14) Eagle's Landing            11    
   15) Arabia Mountain             10.50    16) Decatur                    10    
   16) Union Grove HS              10       18) Statesboro                  8    
   19) Warner Robins                7       20) Locust Grove                5    
   20) Cedar Shoals HS              5       22) Loganville HS               4    
   22) Jackson, Atlanta             4       22) Jones County                4    
   22) Buford                       4       26) Walnut Grove                3    
   26) Bainbridge                   3       26) Lithia Springs              3    
   29) South Effingham              2.50    30) North Springs               2    
   30) Wayne County                 2       32) Dutchtown HS                1    
Men - Class 5A - Team Rankings - 8 Events Scored             
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    1) Griffin                     36        2) Carrollton                 31    
    3) Starr's Mill                25        3) Union Grove HS             25    
    5) McIntosh                    20        6) Loganville HS              16    
    6) Cedar Shoals HS             16        8) Eagle's Landing            12    
    8) Cass HS                     12       10) Ware County                11    
   11) Buford                      10       11) Whitewater                 10    
   13) New Hampstead                8       13) North Springs               8    
   15) Rome HS                      7       15) Walnut Grove                7    
   17) Arabia Mountain              6       18) Riverdale                   5    
   18) South Effingham              5       18) Stockbridge HS              5    
   21) Riverwood                    4.50    21) Paulding County             4.50 
   23) Ola                          4       23) Clarkston                   4    
   23) Thomas County Central        4       26) Grady                       3    
   26) Wayne County                 3       26) Southwest Dekalb            3    
   29) Bainbridge                   2       29) Fayette County              2    
   31) Warner Robins                1       31) Carver Atlanta              1    
   31) Decatur                      1                                            

6A Girls 3200m- Ashley Sechrest helped push Cambridge into 2nd place heading into Finals with her win in the 3200 clocking a 11:12.22, Makena Gates from Creekview took runnerup honors at 11:16.61, McKenna Croft of Douglas County placed 3rd in 11:24.40 and Samone Rojas from Evans HS was 4th place at 11:45.82

6A Boys 3200m- This was a super race upfront as Sully Shelton of Harrison holding off Jalen Murray of Richmond Hill for the Gold in 9:22.60 to Murray's 9:23.25, Jack Filan from Cambridge raced to 3rd place in 9:34.16 and Sam Rich from Lakeside Evans took 4th in 9:36.78

Women - Class 6A - Team Rankings - 7 Events Scored          
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    1) Dunwoody                    36        2) Forest Park                25   
    3) Winder-Barrow               21        4) Johns Creek                18   
    5) Houston County              17        6) Dacula HS                  16   
    7) Cambridge                   11.50     8) New Manchester             11   
    8) Alexander                   11        8) Creekview                  11   
   11) Richmond Hill               10       11) Drew                       10   
   13) Harrison                     8       14) Pope                        7   
   15) Lanier                       6       16) Morrow                      5   
   16) South Paulding               5       16) South Cobb                  5   
   16) Glynn Academy                5       20) Sequoyah                    4   
   20) Apalachee                    4       20) Hughes                      4   
   20) Greenbrier                   4       24) Allatoona                   3.50
   25) Valdosta                     3       25) Evans                       3   
   27) Alcovy                       2       27) Sprayberry                  2   
   27) River Ridge                  2       30) Mundy's Mill                1   
   30) North Atlanta                1       30) Heritage, Conyers           1   
Men - Class 6A - Team Rankings - 7 Events Scored            
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    1) Northview                   28        2) Houston County             24   
    3) Dacula HS                   20.50     4) Heritage, Conyers          19   
    5) Greenbrier                  18        6) Glynn Academy              16   
    7) Effingham County            13        8) Alexander                  12.50
    9) Sequoyah                    11       10) Harrison                   10   
   10) Pope                        10       12) Cambridge                   9.50
   13) Chattahoochee                9       14) New Manchester              8   
   15) Douglas County               7       15) Richmond Hill               7   
   17) Alpharetta                   6       17) Lakeside, Evans             6   
   17) Lanier                       6       20) Morrow                      5.50
   21) Grovetown                    5       21) Bradwell Institute          5   
   23) Apalachee                    4       24) Gainesville                 3   
   24) Lovejoy                      3       24) Dunwoody                    3   
   27) Dalton                       2       28) Evans                       1   
   28) Lee County                   1                                      
Albany Day 2
Day 2 4A Distance Events


Wesley John of Oconee County exalts (photo by Enrique Tomas)

Boys 1600m- A great race and mutch watch on video, Wesley John from Oconee County had a great race pulling a mild upset over favored Justin Wachtel of Mary Persons. John 's winning time was 4:18.21 barely nipping Karthik Kochuparambil of Denmark HS at 4:18.75, Wachtel claimed 3rd at 4:20.66 just ahead of Leif Andersen of Marist a neck back in 4:20.81

Girls 3200m4A Girls 3200m- A very close race as 3 girls were in it down the stretch. Hannah Miniutti of Blessed Trinity was triumphant in a winning time of 11:09.87, Maggie Yankovich of St. Pius X raced to Silver in 11:12.35, Kathleen Maley of Marist came across 3rd at 11:13.22 with Sara Bailey of Blessed Trinity 4th in 11:24.30

Day 2 4A Field Events
B PV- Scott Fagan of Madison County at 13-0
B TJ- Ian Rome of Columbus HS at 47-06
B Disc- Tanner Duffin of St. Pius at 187-01
B LJ- Matthew Harris of St. Pius X at 23-6.50
B HJ- Sultan Simms of Woodward at 6-06
B SP- Tanner Duffin of St. Pius X in a new meet record of 66-10.50

Women - Class 4A - Team Rankings - 8 Events Scored          
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    1) Blessed Trinity             32        2) Chapel Hill                30.50
    3) Marist                      28        4) Woodward Academy           23   
    5) St. Pius X                  22        6) LaGrange                   21   
    7) Burke County                20.50     8) Oconee County              16   
    9) Sandy Creek                 13.50    10) Carver, Columbus           12   
   11) Madison County              10       11) Cartersville               10   
   11) Luella                      10       14) Baldwin                     9   
   15) Northside, Columbus          8       15) North Clayton               8   
   17) Southeast Whitfield          6       17) West Laurens HS             6   
   19) Druid Hills                  4.50    20) Stephens County             4   
   20) Shaw                         4       20) Westover HS                 4   
   20) White County                 4       24) North Oconee HS             2   
   25) Howard HS                    1       25) Henry County                1   
   25) Heritage, Catoosa            1       25) Gilmer                      1
Men - Class 4A - Team Rankings - 8 Events Scored            
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    1) St. Pius X                  39        2) Chapel Hill                23   
    3) Mary Persons HS             22.50     4) North Oconee HS            22   
    5) Oconee County               20.50     6) Woodward Academy           19   
    7) Columbus                    18        8) White County               13.50
    9) Madison County              13        9) Marist                     13   
    9) Blessed Trinity             13       12) Cedartown                  12   
   13) Westover HS                 11.50    14) Denmark                    10   
   15) Northwest Whitfield          8       15) Spalding                    8   
   17) Heritage, Catoosa            6       17) West Hall                   6   
   19) Perry HS                     5       19) Druid Hills                 5   
   21) Ridgeland                    4       21) West Laurens HS             4   
   21) Sandy Creek                  4       24) Central, Carroll            3.50
   25) Northside, Columbus          3       26) Dougherty                   2   
   26) Gilmer                       2       28) Pickens                     1.50
Day 2 3A
Day 2 3A Distance Events

Girls 3200m I had to do a doubletake when I looked at Live results and did not see a Westminster runner.. That made this race up for grabs and Kaylee Bandy of Coahulla Creek raced thru that window to the title posting a 11:36.16, Katherine Law of Jefferson placed 2nd at 11:44, Frankie Muldoon from Dawson County took 3rd in 11:46 and Payton Payne of Pace Academy was 4th place at 11:54


Devan Crow of North Hall takes the win (photo by Enrique Tomas)

Boys 1600m Another intense dual upfront in the 1600m with Devan Crow from North Hall emerging victorious by .22 going 4:19.72. Peter Huff of Westminster made it a race to the wire settling for 2nd place at 4:19.94, George Adams of Pace Academy claimed 3rd going 4:23.40 and Jackson Borden took 4th in 4:25.45

Day 2 Boys 3A Field Events
B SP- Robbie Head of Jefferson HS at 51-04
B PV- Ryder Pagel of Jefferson at 14-06
B TJ- Elijah Williams of Monroe Area at 47-1.25
B HJ- no results
B Disc- Spencer Helms of GAC at 160-04
B LJ- Roy Dixon of GAC at 23-8.50

Women - Class 3A - Team Rankings - 8 Events Scored          
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    1) Jefferson                   58        2) Greater Atlanta Christian  31   
    3) Westminster                 26        4) Monroe, Albany             21   
    5) Pike County                 19        6) Cedar Grove                18   
    7) Coahulla Creek              14        8) Dawson County              13.66
    9) Lovett                      12       10) Liberty County             11   
   10) Cook                        11       12) Adairsville HS             10   
   13) Pace Academy                 9       14) North Hall                  8   
   14) Ringold HS                   8       14) Central, Macon              8   
   17) Kendrick                     6       18) Cherokee Bluff              5   
   19) Long County                  4       19) Franklin County             4   
   21) Hart County                  3       21) Calhoun HS                  3   
   21) Westside, Macon              3       24) Sonoraville HS              2.33
   25) Monroe Area                  2       26) Savannah Arts Academy       1   
   26) Morgan County                1                                         
Men - Class 3A - Team Rankings - 8 Events Scored            
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    1) Jefferson                   46        2) Westminster                32   
    3) Towers                      22        3) Hart County                22   
    5) Greater Atlanta Christian   20        6) Calhoun HS                 16   
    6) North Hall                  16        8) Islands                    14   
    9) Liberty County              13        9) Lovett                     13   
   11) Monroe, Albany              11       11) Jackson                    11   
   13) Monroe Area                 10       13) Pace Academy               10   
   15) Morgan County                8       16) Dawson County               6   
   16) Pierce County                6       18) Pike County                 5   
   18) Peach County                 5       20) East Jackson                4   
   20) Crisp County                 4       20) Cedar Grove                 4   
   23) Sonoraville HS               3       23) Cook                        3   
   25) Tattnall County              2.50    25) Appling County              2.50
   27) Southeast Bulloch            1       27) Jackson County              1   
   27) Beach                        1                                           
Day 2 A Public

Distance Events

Girls 3200mGracie O'Neal from Godon Lee added another State title notch to her belt by lapping every runner in the field recording a time of 11:27.52. Rounding out the top 4 were Katelyn Taylor of ACE Charter at 13:14, Maya Wynn of Furlow Charter went 13:22 and Isabella Strickland of Crawford County placed 4th at 13:33
Jasper Wilson of Gordon Lee points skyward to celebrate his win (photo by Enrique Tomas)

Boys 1600mGordon Lee ended up sweeping the distance events as Jasper Wilson took the win at 4:47.11. He just held off a challenge by JJ Morris from Commerce who crossed right behind at 4:48.49, Demarco Hernandez clinched 3rd in 4:54.08 helping Commerce to 14 team points and 3200 champ Jake Lee of Gordon Lee was 4th at 4:56.33

Day 2 A Public Boys Field Events
B LJ- Shannon Segars of Commerce at 22-2.50
B HJ- Wiley Heming of Gordon Lee at 6-2
B Disc- Zack Brown of Turner County at 140-6
B SP- Kolbi Ferguson of Lincoln County at 50-7.75
B PV- Tucker Flint of Commerce at 13-6

Women - 1A-Public - Team Rankings - 8 Events Scored          
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    1) Gordon Lee                  64        2) Marion County              30   
    3) Pelham                      22.50     4) Telfair County             22   
    5) Claxton                     15.50     6) Academy for Classical Edu  15   
    7) Commerce                    14        8) Crawford County            13   
    9) Washington-Wilkes           11        9) Furlow Charter School      11   
   11) Bowdon                      10.50    12) Lincoln County             10   
   13) Schley County                9.50    14) Elite Scholars              8   
   15) Greene County                7       15) Terrell County              7   
   17) Emanuel County Institute     6.50    18) Georgia Military College    6   
   19) Macon County                 5       19) Mt. Zion, Carroll           5   
   21) Jenkins County               4       22) Portal                      3.50
   23) Chattahoochee County         3       24) Warren County               2   
   24) Mitchell County              2       24) Wilcox County               2   
   27) Clinch County                1       27) Greenville                  1   
Men - 1A-Public - Team Rankings - 8 Events Scored           
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    1) Commerce                    55.50     2) Gordon Lee                 44.50
    3) Montgomery County           28        4) Schley County              26   
    5) Hancock Central             20        5) Turner County              20   
    7) Marion County               19        8) Lincoln County             10   
    8) Warren County               10       10) Washington-Wilkes           8   
   10) Greene County                8       10) Elite Scholars              8   
   10) Telfair County               8       14) Pelham                      7   
   15) Baconton                     5.50    16) McIntosh County Academy     5   
   16) Mt. Zion, Carroll            5       16) Chattahoochee County        5   
   19) Terrell County               4       19) Central, Talbotton          4   
   19) Claxton                      4       22) Drew Charter                3   
   23) Treutlen                     2       23) Johnson County              2   
   25) Dooly County                 0.50                                        
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