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POSTED: May 4, 2011 10:35 a.m.
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Jamael Smith is one of 12 local student-athletes headed to the state track meet.

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A dozen young men representing 2-AAAAA Liberty County High School and 3-AAAAA Bradwell Institute will be vying to win titles at the state track meet this weekend at Memorial Stadium in Jefferson. Events begin at noon Thursday and continue until Saturday.
Admission is $7 per day. The running events also will be available for on-demand viewing at GHSA.tv and Comcast On Demand. Select Get Local ATL, choose Atlanta Sports, then select High School Sports to watch highlights. DVDs can be ordered at GHSA.tv.
The girls’ state meet is May 12-13.

Liberty County (2-AAAA):

• Aaron Polite, Deonte Bacon, Devin Helvie and Shadrach Thornton in the 4x100-meter relay. Willis Bowman is an alternate.
• Javon Bennett in the discus throw.

Bradwell Institute (3-AAAAA)

• Anthony Holsendolph in the 400-meter dash, 4x400 and the high jump.
• Jahlil Witt in the triple jump and 4x400.
• Jamael Smith in the 1,600 and 3,200.
• Markell McKee in the 800 and 4x400.
• Marsalis Jackson in the long jump and the 4x400.
• Tony Britton in the 4x400.

Meet schedule

Session 1 — Thursday
All field events and 1,600-meter-run finals
Noon     Pole Vault (AAAAA) - Red Pit
    Pole Vault (AAAA) - Blue Pit
    High Jump (AAA) - Red Pit
    High Jump (AA) - Blue Pit
    Shot Put (AAAAA) - Red Circle
    Shot Put (AAAA) - Blue Circle
    Discus (AAA) - Red Circle
    Discus (AA) - Blue Circle
    Long Jump (AA) - Pit No. 2 (middle)
    Long Jump (A) - Pit  No. 3 (blue)
    Triple Jump (AAA) - Pit  No. 1 (inside)
2 p.m.   Shot Put (AAA) - Red Circle
    Shot Put (AA) - Blue Circle
    Discus (AAAAA) - Red Circle
    Discus (A) - Blue Circle
    Long Jump (AAAA) - Pit No. 3 (blue)
    Triple Jump (AAAAA) - Pit No. 1 (inside)
    Triple Jump (A) - Pit No. 2 (middle)
2:30 p.m. Pole Vault (AA) - Blue Pit
    Pole Vault (A) - Red Pit
    High Jump (AAAAA) - Red Pit
    High Jump (AAAA) - Blue Pit
4 p.m.   Shot Put (A) - Red Circle
    Discus (AAAA) - Blue Circle
    Long Jump (AAA) - Pit No. 3 (blue)
    Triple Jump (AA) - Pit No. 1 (inside)
    Triple Jump (AAAA) - Pit No. 2 (middle)
5 p.m.   Pole Vault (AAA) - Red Pit
    High Jump (A) - Red Pit
6 p.m.   Long Jump (AAAAA) - Pit No. 3 (blue)
7:30 p.m. 1,600 finals, All Classes - Running Order: A, AA, AAA, AAAA, AAAAA
Session 2 — Friday
Qualifying Heats for Running Events - All Classifications. The order of running in each event will be A, AA, AAA, AAAA, AAAAA
Noon         400 Meter Relay
12:55 p.m.     400-Meter Dash
1:45 p.m.     100-Meter Dash
2:35 p.m.     110-Meter High Hurdles
3:25 p.m.     800-Meter Run
4:30 p.m.     200-Meter Dash
5:20 p.m.     300-Meter Intermediate Hurdles
6:25 p.m.     3200-Meter Run - FINALS
7:40 p.m.     1600-Meter Relay
Session 3 — Saturday
Finals for Running Events - All Classifications. The order of running in each event will be A, AA, AAA, AAAA, AAAAA.
Noon         Opening Ceremonies
12:50 p.m.     400-Meter Relay
1:20 p.m.     400-Meter Dash
1:50 p.m.     100-Meter Dash
2:25 p.m.     110-Meter High Hurdles
3:10 p.m.     800-Meter Run
3:45 p.m.     200-Meter Dash
4:15 p.m.     300-Meter Intermediate Hurdles
4:55 p.m.     1600-Meter Relay
5:40 p.m.     Presentation of Trophies

 

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