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GIA 1953 Classes A-B-C Boys Track Champions

State was held for all classes April 24-25 at Fort Valley State.

Results from May 1, 1953 Alabama Tribune.

Team results

1st - Risley, 40.5 points
No other places listed.


Event results

100-yard dash: 1st - Jewel Mitchell (Brooks), 2nd - C. Davis (Hunt), 3rd - J. Simmons (Brooks). Time: 10.1 seconds.

180-meter hurdles: 1st - H. Harris (Brooks), 2nd - Normon (Risley), 3rd - W. Marshall (Hunt). Time: 22.6 seconds.

440-yard run: 1st - Jewel Mitchell (Brooks), 2nd - J. Williams (Risley), 3rd - C. Davis (Hunt). Time: 51.5 seconds. New record.

440-yard relay: 1st - Woodville. No other places given. Time: 46 seconds. New record.

Mile run: 1st - J. Hightower (Monroe, Albany), 2nd - H. Childs (Woodville), 3rd - R. Coler (Oconee). Time: 5:31.

Mile relay: 1st - Risley. No other places given. Time: 3:47.1.

Two-mile relay: 1st - Oconee. No other places given. Time: 9:14. New record.

Broad jump: 1st - W. Long (Risley), 2nd - W. Clark (Gordon), 3rd - J. Mitchell (Brooks). Distance: 21'4". New record.

Discus: 1st - J. Cash (Risley), 2nd - Not given, 3rd - W. Long (Risley). Distance: 117'10". New record.

Football throw: 1st - E. Fluellen (Hunt), 2nd - N. Cooper (Woodville), 3rd. L. Wiggins (Carver, Douglas). Distance: 151'10".

High jump: 1st - S. White (Oconee), 2nd - B. Anderson (Hunt), 3rd. W. Clark (Gordon). Height: 5'9". New record.

Javelin throw: 1st - Jonathan Williams (Risley), 2nd - C. Goss (Hunt), 3rd - S. White (Oconee). Distance: 155'9". New record.

Pole vault: 1st - Gambell (Brooks), 2nd - Williams (Risley), 3rd - Stanley (Oconee). Height: 9'6".

Shot put: 1st - C. Jefferson (Brooks), 2nd - C. Goss (Hunt), 3rd - F. Thomas (Brooks). Distance: 39'7.5".