GIA Heritage
Tracing the history of the Georgia Interscholastic Association
GIA 1952 Class AA Boys Track Champions

Held April 19, 1952 at Fort Valley State.

Results from April 25, 1952 Alabama Tribune.

Team results

1st - Washington, 62 points
2nd - Carver (Atlanta), 36
3rd - Howard, 20.5
4th - Beach, 20
5th - Turner, 7.5
6th - Lucy Laney, 5


Event results

100-yard dash: 1st - Claude Robinson (Beach), 2nd - James Foster (Howard), 3rd - Bernard Gay (Washington), 4th - Roosevelt Wright (Beach). Time: 10.3 seconds.

170-yard hurdles: 1st - Leroy Mitchell (Howard), 2nd - Levon Green (Carver, Atlanta), 3rd - Albert Gordon (Washington, 4th - Melvin Frazier (Washington). Time: 19.5 seconds.

440 relay: 1st - Beach (O'Neal Freeman, George Norrison, Roosevelt Wright and Claude Roberts), 2nd - Wawshington, 3rd - Carver (Atlanta), 4th - Howard. Time: 44.9 seconds.

440-yard run: 1st - O'Neal Freeman (Beach), 2nd - Homer Swan (Washington), 3rd - Felix Jackson (Carver, Atlanta), 4th - Elmer Reems (Carver, Atlanta). Time: 55 seconds. New record.

Mile relay: 1st - Washington (Emmett Key, Bernard Gay, Homer Ewan, Thomas Young), 2nd - Carver (Felix Jackson, Johnnie Chandler, Elmer Reems, Melvin Griffin), 3rd - Turner (Theodore Ector, Charlie Sutton, Ike Robertson, Robert Lane), 4th - Howard (Bobbie Ward, Robert Gresham, Fudge Turner, Willie Nathan). Time: 3:40.

Mile run: 1st - Fudge Turner (Howard), 2nd - Robert W. Smith (Washington), 3rd - Thomas Bullock (Lucy Laney), 4th - Cox Turner (Washington). Time: 4:55.

Two-mile relay: 1st - Washington, 2nd - Howard, 3rd- Turner, 4th - Carver (Atlanta). Time: 9:07.

Broad jump: 1st - Leon Jamison (Washington); 2nd - Melvin Frazier (Washington), 3rd - Bobbie Henderson (Carver, Atlanta), 4th - Charlie Burley (Carver, Atlanta). Distance: 21'0.5". New record.

Discus: 1st - Levon Green (Carver, Atlanta), 2nd - Paul Martin (Washington), 3rd - Not listed, 4th - Lemon Green (Lucy Laney). Distance: 116'4".

Football throw: 1st - John Beaty (Carver,Atlanta), 2nd - Willie Kitchens (?), 3rd - Joseph Glen (Howard), 4th - James Curtis (Lucy Laney), 5th - Ike Robinson (Turner). Distance: 155'6".

High jump: 1st - Gilbert Kennedy (Washington), 2nd - Rolston Carter (Beach), 3rd - Paul Martin (Washington), 4th - Robert Coles (Beach), 5th - Thomas Glover (Turner). Height: 5'8".

Javelin throw: 1st - Melvin Frazier (Washington), 2nd - Levon Green (Carver, Atlanta), 3rd - Richard Wright (Washington), 4th - Winfield Dunbar (?). Distance: 163'2". New record.

Pole vault: 1st - Gilbert Kennedy (Washington), 2nd - Melvin Frazier (Washington). No other participants. Height: 9'0".

Shot put: 1st - Bobbie Henderson (Carver, Atlanta), 2nd - Levon Green (Carver, Atlanta), 3rd - Richard Wright (Washington), 4th - Gilbert Kennedy (Washington). Distance: 38'10'.