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GIA 1961 Class AA Boys Track Champions

State was held April at Fort Valley State.

Information from April 24, 1961 Brunswick News.

Team results

1st - Lucy Laney (Augusta)
2nd - Risley (Brunswick)
Among other schools with representatives were Atlanta schools Washington, Howard, Carver, Turner, Price and Archer; Johnson, Tompkins and Beach of Savannah; and Macon's Peter G. Appling and Ballard-Hudson.


Partial results.

Event results

4x400 (mile) relay: 1st - Risley (Eddie Singleton, John Singleton, Robert Caine and Charles Whitfield). Time: 3:43.

Broad jump: 1st - ?, 2nd - Charles Whitfield (Risley).

Javelin throw: 1st - Charles Whitfield (Risley). Distance: 162'1".

Pole vault: Ervin Brogsdale (Risley), 2nd - ?, 3rd - Allen Collins (Risley). Height: 11'4".

Shot put: 1st - John Singleton (Risley). Distance: 45'8.5".