Atlanta Track Classic 2013

maysThe finals of the 2013 Atlanta Track Classic were held on April 1, 2013. The preliminary rounds were held on Saturday, March 30th. The Atlanta Track Classic is a citywide track meet bringing together the best track athletes throughout Atlanta Public Schools. 

The student athletes completed in 16 events.  There were many dazzling performances on Saturday and Monday.  Maynard Jackson’s Giselle Webb and Kayla Jordon dominated the 400 meter dash taking spots one and two. De’Angelo Yancey of Mays HS took the top spot in the 100 meter dash, but it was a close race with a photo finish, as Demetrius Rooks of Carver HS came in a close second.carver

Taylor Samples of North Atlanta ran an outstanding 800 meter run. The Mays HS relay team won the 4 x 400 meter relay, and the North Atlanta team had the crowd on their feet during the last race of the night as North Atlanta battled with 2 relay teams from Carver and Washington for second place.  The North Atlanta team came from behind 3 other relay teams and  pulled ahead to second place in the last 25 meters. In Saturday’s field events, Roc-M Nesbitt won the shot put with a distance of 16.67m and the discus with a distance of 51.86m.

To see the results of the preliminary and final events, please visit: http://coachoregistration.com/meet/info/ga_atlantaps/2013/03-30_Atlanta_Track_Classic/.

The final team rankings are listed below. 

                  Women - Team Rankings - 16 Events Scored
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    1) Grady HS                   121        2) Maynard Jackson            99
    3) Douglass HS                 97        4) Mays                       80
    5) North Atlanta HS            69        6) Carver-Atlanta             54
    7) Coretta Scott King Academy  41        8) Washington                 22
    9) Therrell                     1

                    Men - Team Rankings - 16 Events Scored
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    1) Mays                       141        2) Carver-Atlanta            137
    3) Grady HS                    97        4) North Atlanta HS           95
    5) Washington                  70        6) Maynard Jackson            30
    7) Douglass HS                 26        8) Best Academy HS             2

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