Georgia athletes turned in some elite performances over the weekend at two highly competitive national meets – the Westlake-Cam Newton Classic in Atlanta and the Mobile (Ala.) Challenge of Champions.
Mobile Challenge of Champions
Courtney Jones of Rockdale County finished second in the 100-meter hurdles in a time of 13.95 seconds.
Emma Grace Hurley of Fellowship Christian won the two-mile run while Nicole Fegans of Landmark Christian took third. Those are the top two times in the event this season.
Alexis Jones of Campbell finished second in the 300-meter hurdles in a time of 44.16, which is the 12th fastest time in Georgia this season.
Victoria Powell of Lovett won the 400 meters in 55.74, the ninth fastest time in the state this season.
Campbell senior Marielle Lewis won the 800 meters in 2:14.54, the No. 2 time in Georgia.
Landmark senior Kathryn Foreman placed third in the mile run in 5:14.19, the No. 2 time in Georgia.
Southwest DeKalb’s 400- and 1,600-meter relay teams set meet records with times of 40.96 and 3:14.24, respectively. The Panthers have the state’s leading times in both events.
Southwest DeKalb junior Terryon Conwell finished second in the 100 meters with a time of 10.69. He has the second fastest time in the state this season (10.46).
Matt Moore, a Union Grove senior and Tennessee commit, won the 110-meter hurdles in 13.85. Moore has the state’s top time in the event this season (13.74).
Newton senior Alex Sands placed second in the 200 meters in a time of 21.60. Sands owns the state’s fastest time of the season (21.15).
Elija Godwin, a Newton sophomore, and Southwest DeKalb junior Terry Conwell, finished first and third in the 400 meters in times of 46.82 and 47.67, respectively. They have the No. 1 (46.82) and No. 2 (46.87) times, respectively, in the state this season.
Newton’s 400-meter relay team placed third in a time of 41.19.
Campbell senior Geoffrey McCullough finished second in the 800 meters in 1:54.51. McCullough has the seventh fastest time (1:54.40) in Georgia this season.
Landmark Christian senior Drew Anderson placed third in the discus with a throw of 153-feet, 10-inches. He has the fourth longest throw in the state this season (165-10).
Flowery Branch senior Grant O’Callaghan placed third in the mile run in a time of 4:22.57. It is the second fastest time in the event in Georgia this season.
Southwest DeKalb senior Tariq Bradford placed third in the triple jump. He owns the sixth best jump in Georgia this season (46-6).
Westlake-Cam Newton Relays
Westlake’s 400-meter and 1,600-meter relay teams won the event in 46.73 and 3:51.93, respectively. The Lions have the state’s fourth best time in the 400-meter relay (46.64) and the third best time in the 1,600-meter relay (3:45.73) this season.
Becky Arbiv, a junior at The Weber School, won the pole vault with a 13-1. She owns the second best vault in the state this season (13-4).
Westlake senior Wesley Watkins won the 110-meter hurdles in a time of 14.01, the third fastest time in the state this season.
Westlake’s 1,600-meter relay team won the event with a time of 3:20.35. The Lions have the state’s second fastest time in the event this season (3:18.02).
Denzel Harper, a senior at Stephenson, won the long jump with a leap of 24-3, the top performance in Georgia this season. Hillgrove senior Jeremiah Bridges finished second with a 24-2.
Cedric Williams, a McEachern senior, won the triple jump with a leap of 48-1 ½. It is the second best performance in Georgia this season.
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