GIA Heritage
Tracing the history of the Georgia Interscholastic Association
GIA 1966 Class A Boys Track Champions

State was held April 23 at Fort Valley State.

Information from April 28, 1966 Houston Home Journal, April 28, 1966 Tattnall Journal and April 29, 1966 Macon Telegraph.

Team results

1st - Tattnall County Industrial (Reidsville), 17 points
2nd - Houston County Training (Perry) and Fairmont (Griffin), 16

That Tattnall Journal omits Houston County in their standings, crediting their spot to Lemon Street. Fairmont and Lemon Street are also credited in the Journal with 16.5 points.

Finishing behind them were R.L. Norris (Thomson) at 15.5 and Todd-Grant (Darien) at 15, according to the Tattnall Journal.


Partial results.

Event results

100-yard dash: 1st - ?, 2nd - Mose Lane (Houston County Training).

220-yard run: 1st - Mose Lane (Houston County Training). Time: 21.4 seconds. New record.

440-yard run: 1st - Marvin Phillips (Tattnall County Industrial). Time: 51.2 seconds.

440-yard relay: 1st - ?, 2nd - Houston County Training.

Half-mile run: 1st - Samuel Hawkins (Tattnall County Industrial). Time: 2:12.

Mile run: 1st - Melvin Irby (Houston County Training), 2nd - ?, 3rd - ?, 4th - Samuel Murphy (Tattnall County Industrial). Time: 4:45. Mile relay: 1st - Tattnall County Industrial (Samuel Hawkins, Randolph Wicker, Danny Scott and Marvin Phillips). Time: 3:37.

Javelin throw: 1st - ?, 2nd - ?, 3rd - ?, 4th - Samuel Hawkins (Tattnall County Industrial).