JONESBORO — The Clayton County Public Schools Middle School Track Championships have passed this week but the results were as close as possible.

The Girls rankings were led by Riverdale Middle School who scored 81 points on the way to the team title over Jonesboro Middle School. Riverdale Middle also had two individual title winners.

Jada Madison-Houston placed first in the girls long jump (16-03). Jessica Singletary also earned a top honor with a win in the discus throw (83-03).

The Boys championship was ultimately won by Morrow Middle who scored 64 points. Lovejoy Middle was second in the rankings with 52 total points.

Morrow Middle’s J’Ahiyah Monette won the boys triple jump (36-07.5) as Khalif Walston (2:23.75) took home the 800-meter run title. The 4x400-meter relay team took first after posting a time of 3:53.76.

A list of other title winners are below:

Girls Relay Team Winners

Jonesboro Middle, 4x100-meter relay, 50.80 (County Record)

Mundys Mill, 4x400-meter relay, 4:35.13

Boys Relay Team Winners

Lovejoy Middle, 4x100-meter relay, 47.10

Girls Title Winners

DeSiree McAdams, Eddie White, High Jump (4-10)

Hannah Willis, Rex Mill, Shot Put (28-05)

Dez’Aray Griffin, North Clayton, Triple Jump (32-10.5)

Yahnari Lyons, Jonesboro Middle, 100-meter dash (12.50)

Fatima Bah, Rex Mill, 1600-meter run (6:20.91)

Tia Williams, Eddie White, 400-meter dash (59.03)

Jamaya Bolton, North Clayton, 800-meter run (2:39.31)

Yahnari Lyons, Jonesboro Middle, 200-meter dash (25.93)

Tia Williams, Eddie White, 100-meter hurdles (15.95)

Boys Title Winners

Dashawn Brown, Babb Middle, Long Jump (17-07)

Don Sanford, Adamson Middle, High Jump (5-08)

Bryan Puckett, Mundys Mill, Shot Put (41-00)

Yusef Ryan, Kendrick Middle, Discus Throw (102-0)

Cammerrion Davis, North Clayton, 100-meter dash (11.66) and 200-meter dash (23.84)

Lugene Walter, Pointe South, 1600-meter run (5:31.10)

Christopher Gooden, Riverdale Middle, 400-meter dash (53.52)

Amaru Bonelli, Lovejoy Middle, 110-meter hurdles (15.43)

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