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Saturday, May 24, 2008 - George C. Griffin Track, Georgia Tech U., Atlanta GA

Franklin Wins 800 Battle; Great 400s by Tate, Nelson

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Highlights - Athletes set 8 meet records
  • Godby FL sr and US leader (1:48.97) Joe Franklin holds on for 1:50.41-1:50.81 win over East Forsyth NC sr Dylan Ferris (US#5 mark) and New Bern NC's Hendrix brothers
  • Starkville MS jr Tavaris Tate nearly tops his US#1 mark with 46.48 400, plus leg on 3:15.13 4x400
  • JL Mann SC soph Briana Nelson US#3 53.52 400 to beat great field (Kelsey McCorkle 55.13)
  • Newnan GA sr and defending NON champ Chalonda Goodman 11.53 100 (+0.3)
  • Redan GA sr Kennisha Holden 1:01.33 400H
  • Collins Hill GA jr Amanda Winslow 2:12.83 800
  • Pendleton SC soph Jasmin Stowers 13.76 100H (-0.3w)
  • Redan GA jr Steve Emere 14.16 110H (+0.7) (Wayne Davis NC, on entry list, but DNC)
  • Towers GA jr Brittany Porter 39-05 TJ / 19-00.75 LJ (3rd) (both NWI)
  • Spartanburg SC jr Erica Peake 19-02.75 LJ (Bahamas' V'Alonee Robinson 19-02.50)
  • Pearl MS jr Morris Kersh 47-08 TJ (nwi)
  • Track EC girls 46.96 4x100 / 3:52.67 4x400
  • Track EC boys 41.40 4x100
  • Athens (GA) Christian sr Ryan Smith 59-02 SP / 154-00 DT double
  • JL Mann SC jr Brittney Waller 42-03.25 SP (2nd DT 127-00)
  • Gordon Central GA jr Sara Talley 139-04 DT (2nd SP 39-08.50)

Top Fields from 11 states, 15 other countries converge on Atlanta

Meet director Murray Sanford has assembled many of the nation's best athletes for great matchups
  • US#1 Joe Franklin FL in boys 800 vs. top returnee from 2007, Dylan Ferris NC and New Bern NC's Hendrix brothers
  • US#1 Tavaris Tate MS paces boys 400 field, full of sub-48.3 runners
  • Indoor record-setter Wayne Davis NC comes back from injury in 110H
  • Defending NON champ Chalonda Goodman GA vs. 10 others sub-11s in 100
  • Top NON returnee Briana Nelson SC leads top 400 field
  • SC super soph Jasmin Stowers leads crack 100H field



Discus M/W 9 to Finals
11:00am Pole Vault W/M 5 A-Live
11:00am Long Jump W/M North Pit - 9 to Finals
11:30am Shot Put W/M 9 to Finals
11:30am High Jump W/M 5 A-Live
11:45am 3000m Final W/M (Waterfall start)
1:30pm 110m HH (39") Semi M 8 Fastest to Finals
1:40pm 100m HH (33") Semi W 8 Fastest to Finals
1:45pm Triple Jump W/M North Pit - 9 to Finals
1:50pm 100m Semi W/M 8 Fastest to Finals
2:00pm 800m Final W/M (Alleys Start)
2:15pm 4 x 100m Relay W/M Sections on Time
2:30pm 1500m Final W/M (Waterfall Start)
2:45pm 100m HH Final W
2:50pm 110m HH Final M
3:00pm 400m Final W/M Sections on Time
3:10pm 100m Final W/M
3:25pm 400m IH (36") M Sections on Time
3:35pm 400m LH (30") W Sections on Time
4:15pm 4 x 400m Relay W/M Sections on Time (3 Turn Stagger)


Tentative Starting Heights
High Jump Men 6' 2"[1.88m]
High Jump Women 5' 2"[1.58m]
Pole Vault Men 13' 0"[3.97m]
Pole Vault Women 9' 0"[2.75m]

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