By S. Thomas Coleman
For the AJC
County champs earn bragging rights. They play no role in determining region, sectional or state titles. But county championships give teams bragging rights on community supremecy for a whole year. Here are the team champions from the five metro area counties, with the top performances in each event (Atlanta City will crown its champions Tuesday evening at Lakewood Stadium):
Clayton County Team Champions: (Boys) Lovejoy; (Girls) Drew
Cobb County Team Champions: (Boys) McEachern; (Girls) Walton
DeKalb County Team Champions: (Boys) Dunwoody; (Girls) Southwest DeKalb
Fulton County Team Champions: (Boys) Roswell; (Girls) Alpharetta
Gwinnett County Team Champions: (Boys) Brookwood; (Girls) Peachtree Ridge
100 meters: (Girls) Jasmine Abrams, Grayson, 11.73 seconds; (Boys) Amba Etta-Tawo, McEachern, 10.53.
200 meters: (Girls) Abrams, Grayson, 24.06; (Boys) Etta-Tawo, McEachern, 21.17.
400 meters: (Girls) Amber Bryant-Brock, McEachern, 55.06; (Boys) Michael Newton, Sprayberry, 46.98.
800 meters: (Girls) Christian Pryor, Cedar Grove, 2:17.69 ; (Boys) , Thomas Miller, Westlake, 1:53.40.
1,600 meters: (Girls) Alex Cameron, Dunwoody, 5:03.86; (Boys) Josh Brickell, Peachtree Ridge, 4:17.46.
3,200 meters: (Girls) Cameron, Dunwoody, 11.11:48 ; (Boys) Brickell, Peachtree Ridge, 9:16.81.
100 hurdles: Kendell Williams, Kell, 13.62.
110 hurdles: Devon Williams, Kell, 14.25.
300 hurdles: (Girls) Autumn Burnette, Peachtree Ridge, 42.58; (Boys) Alan Frey, Campbell, 37.75.
High jump: (Girls) Williams, Kell, 5-feet, 10 inches; (Boys) Bailey Vitatoe, Brookwood, 6-6 and Josephy Woodbury, Westlake, 6-6.
Pole vault: (Girls) Elise Moffett, Allatoona, 11-0 and Jordan Shealy, Kennesaw Mountain, 11-0 ; (Boys) Tray Oates, Allatoona, 15-0.
Long jump: (Girls) Williams, Kell, 20-0 ½ ; (Boys) Kenneth Fisher, Tri-Cities, 22-7 ¼ .
Triple jump: (Girls) Kinnari Badger, Alpharetta, 38-8; (Boys) Fisher, Tri-Cities, 46-5.
Shot put: (Girls) Anna Mechovec, Dacula, 40-2 ½ ; (Boys) Jordan Chambers, Kell, 57-6.
Discus: (Girls) Angela Davis, Cedar Grove, 129-10 ½ ; (Boys) Trevor Joyce, Mill Creek, 152-8.
400 relay: (Girls) M.L. King, 45.42; (Boys) McEachern, 40.95.
1,600 relay: (Girls) M.L. King, 3:45.94; (Boys) Brookwood, 3:17.00.