Twiggs Academy’s Nobles wins twice at GISA state meet

ALBANY, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – For the second year in a row, a middle Georgia track runner took gold in two events at the GISA state track meet.

Ivie Nobles, a Twiggs Academy sophomore, placed first last week in the Class AA 1600 meter and 3200 meter events. She completed the 1600 meter event in 5:28.15, more than four seconds faster than her record-setting pace in last year’s Class A finals. Her winning time in the AA 3200 meter event was 12:16.30.

Nobles also played a part in Twiggs Academy’s fourth place finish in the AA 4 x 400 meter relay race. She and teammates Sarah Dorough, Kayce Payne and Abigail Dorough completed the event in 4:31.41 seconds.

Trinity-Dublin boys win AAA title, multiple Crusaders place in individual events

Brothers Kaleb and Jakob McLeod of Trinity Christian-Dublin placed first and second in the AAA 1600 meter event with times of 4:28.86 and 4:37.86, respectively. The McLeod brothers finished in the same order in the AAA 3200 meter run, posting respective times of 9:36.95 seconds (a new state record) and 9:56.78 seconds. The brothers also placed first and second in the 800 meter run with times of 2:00.26 and 2:04.86, respectively.

Their teammate, Wayne Pratt, won the AAA 200 meter dash with a time of 23.17 seconds.  Brenton Rosa won the AAA high jump competition with a 14 foot jump, beating out Westfield’s Hugh Duggan by a foot and a half. Patrick Whittle won the AAA boys shot put event with a throw of 50 feet, 1.75 inches.  Whittle placed third in the AAA discus event with a throw of 128 feet, three inches. Teammate Ben Howard took first with a throw of 132 feet, four inches.

Jeremiah Giddens was second in the AAA triple jump event, jumping 40 feet, 6.5 inches.

Trinity-Dublin’s boys took first in the team rankings, posting a score of 123 points.

Jade Johnson won the AAA girls discus event with a throw of 94 feet, four inches. Teammate Caitlyn Stephens placed third in the AAA pole vault competition with a jump of 9’0″.

Brentwood girls finish first in team rankings, boys second

Brentwood School’s Erica Kay won the AA 800 meter race with a time of 2:35.06. Fellow Eagle Shelby Everett was second, completing the race in 2:37.06.

Lauren Crabb placed second in the 100 and 200 meter dashes with times of 13.28 seconds and 27.69 seconds, respectively.

Caroline Snider was third in the AA 100 meter race with a time of 13.36 seconds.

Crabb, Snider, Everett and Caitlyn Cobb won the AA 4 x 100 meter relay, completing the race in 52.15 seconds.

Katie Weatherford was first in the AA 100 meter hurdles, posting a time of 16.40 seconds. Weatherford also won the AA high jump event with a jump of 4’11”. Caylee Hancock tied for third in that event with a jump of 4’8″.

Weatherford placed second in AA pole vault, recording a jump of eight feet.

Weatherford, Kay, Hancock and Mary Frances Miller placed second in the AA 4 x 100 relay with a time of 52.95 seconds.

Everett, Kay, Weatherford and Michael Ann Hood claimed the top spot in the AA 4 x 400 relay, completing the race in 4:21.95.

Alyssa Everett won the AA shot put event with a throw of 32 feet, five inches. Megan Abbott won the AA discus event with a throw of 92 feet, nine inches.

The Lady Eagles took first in the team rankings, posting a score of 183.5 points.

Brentwood’s Joshua Mixon was first in the boys AA 200 meter dash, finishing with a time of 23.81 seconds. Mixon was second in the AA 100 meter dash with a time of 11.63 seconds.

Dustin Nguyen was second in the AA 110 meter hurdles with a time of 17.15 seconds. Matthew Dollar was third with a time of 18.49 seconds. Nguyen was also second in the AA 300 meter hurdles, posting a time of 45.23 seconds.

Nguyen, Mixon, Andrew McNeely and Jay Musselwhite placed second in the AA 4 x 100 meter relay race with a time of 46.46 seconds.

Dollar was third in the AA pole vault event with a jump of nine feet. Jack Brooker was third in the AA shot put event with a throw of 40 feet, 8.75 inches.

The War Eagles were second in the boys team rankings with a score of 69 points.

Windsor boys place in 4 events

Marquise Jackson of Windsor Academy won the AA boys long jump event, jumping 19 feet, 8.5 inches. Teammate Tavis Malakius placed third in the AA discus competition with a throw of 107 feet, nine inches. Jameson Lee was third in the AA 100 meter dash with a time of 11.70 seconds.

Lee, Jackson, Jon Osborne and Reggie Lindsey won the AA 4 x 400 meter relay, posting a time of 3:45.96.

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