GHSA A Private State Track and Field in Photos

Wingfoot Night of Champions

When: May 22nd
WhereMarietta, GA

Athens Academy set a new State Record in the 4x800

(All photos by Dan McCauley)

The 2021 GHSA State Track & Field Championships, sponsored by the Atlanta Track Club and held at the beautiful McEachern Track & Field complex, provided a superb site for outstanding performances and the ideal backdrop for photos.

4x800 podium

Athens Academy winning 4x800 Team - 9:36.81

Hebron Christian took 2nd place in the 4x800 - 8 Team points

Zack Truitt of Landmark Christian attempts the 400, 800, 1600, Triple

John Robinson of King's Ridge swept the short sprints.

Cara Joyce of Atlanta International School takes control of the 1600m

Cara Joyce leads Ellie Brewer, Luna McCauley, and field in the 1600m

1600m Podium

Calvary Day School posts the fastest time in the 4x400 Prelims 

Joe Sapone on front of the 3200m pack

Mac Howie takes the lead of the 3200m

Joe Sapone of Holy Innocents' earns the top step of the 3200m podium

4x800 Teams come together just past the break line

William Welden takes the lead in the 4x800

Joe Sapone brings home the Gold for the Bears

Mac Howie crosses the line in 2nd place for Wesleyan

Elijah McCauley and the Pythons take 3rd place

Evan Prince anchors the Tallulah Falls 4x800 Team to 4th place

4x800 podium

Holy Innocents' set the new State Record for 1A Private - 8:05.68

Zack Truitt goes to work in the 1600m

Mac Howie takes up the chase ahead of William Welden

1600m podium

Zack Truitt earns his first Gold medal of this State Championship in the 1600m

Athens Academy wins the first heat of the 4x400 Prelims

Wesleyan wins the second heat of the 4x400 Prelims

Ellie Brewer of Hebron leads Jordan Walter and the field in the 3200m

Ellie Brewer takes the 3200m win in 11:18.72

3200m podium

Elizabeth Cowley of Brookstone sprints to the 400m win

Elizabeth Cowley runs 56.97 and sets a PR

Chad Bryant of Atlanta International wins the 400m in 48.89

Ayden Drake of Providence Christian wins both the 100m Hurdles and 300m Hurdles

100m Hurdles podium

Brogan Korta of Calvary Day battles with Grey Bourlet of Tallulah Falls in the 110 Hurdles

Cara Joyce (1) leads Addison Ollendick-Smith (2) in the 800m

Addison Ollendick-Smith, Cara Joyce, and Luna McCauley - 800m

Zack Truitt earns his second Gold medal in the 800m

Hebron Christian wins the 4x400

4x400 and State Team Champions

Zack Truitt takes the baton in his final HS 4x400 and races to Gold

Note: multiple stopwatches had him splitting 48 seconds

Zack Truitt - 2021 GHSA State Track and Field High Point Champion

William Welden missed his graduation from Holy Innocents' 

4x800 Gold, 1600m Bronze, and 800m Bronze

Congratulations, William