Team Champions: (Boys) Carrollton, (Girls) Westlake
Carrollton won his 27th championship, the Trojans first since 2012, with plenty of room to spare on second-placed Alexander (70 ½ – 47). University of Georgia signatory Grant Briscoe led the charge, winning the pole vault with a 16-2 best ranking. Other top performances in the standings include the engagement of Buford junior and Florida footballer Isaiah Bond in the 200m (21.05), Allatoona junior Eric Young in the 400m (48.07), Alexander in sophomore year. Marcus Guidry in the 800m (1: 54.99), Dacula senior and Lipscomb signatory Ben Butcher in the 3200m, Westlake junior Malik Mixon in the 300m hurdles and football signatory Dacula senior and Kennesaw State Adam Watkins in the disc (169-6).
Westlake won her sixth women’s state title in a loss to Buford (94 ½ – 50). The Lions were led by senior Kieley Gayle in the 800-meter (2: 13.60) junior Madyson Wilson in the 300-meter hurdles (42.22) and their 4X100-meter relay team (46.32), all with times in top of the ranking. Other top performances in the state include Sydney Harris, Buford sophomore in the 400m (53.67), senior Pope Sophie Boice in the 3,200m (10: 53.06), rookie d ‘Alexander Adaejah Hodge in long jump (19-7), Carrollton junior Kayla Pinkard in triple jump (41-6), Payton Phillips senior and Georgian in pole vault (13-5 ½) and senior Jada Marsh on disc ( 146-9), South Cobb senior Cyan Green in the shot put (42-6 ½), Buford’s 4X400-meter relay (3: 47.67) and Pope’s 4X800-meter relay (9: 28.16).
Team Champions: (Boys) Blessed Trinity, (Girls) Woodward Academy
Blessed Trinity edged out Starr’s Mill (52-47 ½) for the Titans’ first track and field title. Junior Ben Rothering, the 3,200-meter champion with a classification time of 9: 24.64, led the charge. Other top performances included Decatur senior Eoin McNally in the 1,600m (4: 18.17), Creekside junior Dainsus Miller in the 300m hurdles (37.88), the Southwest DeKalb 4X400m relay team and the Decatur 4X800 relay team.
Woodward Academy edged out second place St. Pius (59½ -53) to win the War Eagles’ third state title, the first since 2014. Woodward’s 4X400-meter relay team led the way, which won a ranking time of 3: 54.66. . Other top performances were Yahnari Lyons, Jonesboro sophomore in the 200m (24.07), Union Grove junior Gabby Parsons in the 800m (2: 13.89), Hannah Miniutti senior Blessed Trinity in the 1,600 meters (4: 53.67), St. Pius junior Hannah Schemmel in the 3,200 meters (10: 25.72), Woodland-Stockbridge senior and Baylor Jamine Gryne in the 300-meter hurdles, Jonesboro junior Queens Adams in the high jump ( 5-4) and the Blessed Trinity 4X800 meter relay team (9: 23.38).
Team Champions: (Boys) Stephenson, (Girls) Marist
Stephenson won his third tag team championship, his first since 2002, edging North Oconee (74-70 ½). The Jaguars were led by Bradley Favors, senior and Georgia Tech signatory, who won the 200 and 400 meters, the ladder with a placing time of 46.74, and the 4X400 relay team, which won the ranking in 3: 19.47. Other top performances included Seth White, Pickens County senior, in the 800m (1: 53.68), senior Marist and Virginia Tech member Colin O’Rielly in the 1,600 and 3,200m. , Monroe-Albany junior Domonik Henderson in triple jump (46- ¼), and Ridgeland junior Logan Montgomery in discus (169-0) and shot put (58-1 ½).
Marist won his fourth state title, his first since 2015, in a loss to Jefferson (116-78 ½) and the rest of the field. The War Eagles got tremendous effort from junior Johna Grisik in the 800m (2: 14.17) and 1,600m (4: 59.88), scale in a ranking time and to rookie Ruby Little at 3,200 (10: 58.90).
Team Champions: (Boys) Westminster, (Girls) Christian of Greater Atlanta
Westminster won their third state title, the Wildcats’ first since 2013, edging Liberty County (70-52). Westminster was led by junior Matthew Fernando in the 1,600 meters (4: 14.83), rookie Phillips Moore, who doubled in winning the discus (150-7) and shot put (51-1), and the 4X800 meter relay team (7: 55.84).
GAC repeated as state champion, winning their seventh league title overall, preventing Westminster from sweeping Class 3A (128-115). GAC was punctuated by senior UCLA signatory Trinity Rossum, who won the 100m (11.68) and 200m with a standings lead of 24.17, and also led the team. of the Spartans 4X100 relay to a victory (45.95).
Team Champions: (Boys) Pace Academy, (Girls) Oglethorpe County
Pace Academy won its second tag team title in history, its first in 49 years, easily ahead of Washington County (88 ½ – 58) and the rest of the field. The Knights were led by junior John Catherman, who won the 100 (10.78) and 200 meters (21.85).
Oglethorpe County won the program’s first team title and prevented Pace from sweeping the standings in the process (91-76). The Patriots were led by senior Ella Stoudenmire who won the 800 meters (2: 21.99) and their relay teams 4X400 (4: 06.20) and 4X800 (9: 34.14).
Private Class A
Team Champions: (Boys) Landmark Christian, (Girls) Hebron Christian
Landmark repeated himself as the team champion, winning the 11th title in the program, beating Stratford Academy (68-56). The War Eagles were led by junior Joshua Smith at the top of the standings in the triple jump (48-9 ½) and the 4X400-meter relay team took first place in a standings lead 3: 20.31. Zack Truitt, senior member and member of Georgia Tech, doubled, winning the 800 meters (1: 56.13) and 1,600 meters (4: 19.01).
Hebron Christian won the program’s first tag team title, 112-78 over second-placed Wesleyan. The Lions were led by the victory of junior Ellie Brewer in the 3,200 meters in a lead ranking of 11: 18.72, and their relay teams 4X100 meters and 4X400 meters in classification times of 49.08 and 4: 02.08, respectively. Senior Rachael Ruff won the pole vault (10-6) while senior Layton Glisson won the 100 (12.61) and 200 (25.60) meters.
Class A public
Team Champions: (Boys) Business, (Girls) Gordon Lee
Commerce repeated as state champions, winning the program’s fourth title overall. The Tigers were led by three top performances in the standings – rookie Sammy Brown in the 400m (50.50), junior Lambdin Hardy in the pole vault (14-1) and the 4X800 relay team. meters (8: 37.76). Senior Brandin Martin doubled, winning the 1600 (4: 35.60) and 3200 meters (9: 38.50), while junior Colin Hall placed second in the pole vault (12-06) behind Hardy.
Gordon Lee was also state champion, winning the third title in program history. Kaylee Brown, senior member and Kennesaw State signatory, led the way, winning the pole vault with an 11-foot jump to the top of the standings, as well as the high jump (5-06). Senior Addison Sturdivant won the 100-meter hurdles (15.69) and rookie Madolynn Loyd (105-07) and junior Arilyn Lee (101-09) placed first and second on the disc, while Lee won the shot put (36-11 ¼) as well.