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Friday Nite Lights in Hugh Mills & a Storm Bruce Taylor May 13, 2011

Anna Bowles of Lakeside-Evans thrives in a rain storm on the way to a 10:44. Anna Bowles of Lakeside-Evans Alpharetta's Dylan Hassett rule the track on a night when a fast moving storm found Hugh Mills with sideways rain, Thunder and some Lightning....Destiny Jenkins of ACS(A), Olivia Pigg of North Oconee(AA) and Kristina DelPesche of Columbus(AAA) win the 1600 titles.       Some great Performances in the Field earlier including Athens Academy's Torie Owers who shattered the State Champion mark in the Discus at 154-08!!!  And set the new A mark in the Shot Put at 44-04.  MLK tied the 5A Record in the 4 x 100 at 46.50!!  Caroline Bond of Greater Atlanta Christian shattered the old Record in the AA Vault at 12-00!  Mimieux Land of Monroe-Albany (home cookin') ignited the partisan crowd with an amazing TRIPLE in the horizontal and vertical Jumps recording amazing marks of 19-2 (LJ), 40-1.50 (TJ) and 5-06 (HJ) scoring 30 points for the Lady Tornadoes. maybe the evening storm was just a harbinger of what's to come Saturday??. Tika Slay of Alexander leaped to a 4A LJ title in 18-8.50  in which 6 athletes had marks of better than 18-4!. Quintunya Chapman of Bradwell Institute won an intensley competitive 5A LJ at 18-11.25.  Ashley Johnson from Westlake was the Top Performer in the Shot Put with a huge toss of 47-3.50.. Kendell Williams of Kell was the Top Performer in the HJ at 5-08 and had nice workouts in both 4A Hurdles Prelims in 13.53 which is the fastest time in GS HS History!!  and 43.35. Can't wait to watch her blow away some records Saturday...