Caleb Hartley wins the GHSA AA Discus State Championship by more than 13 feet and finishes 2nd in the shot put by less than 2 inches

Toombs County High School junior Caleb Hartley has been a dominant discus thrower in his first year with the Bulldogs and that dominance continued at the GHSA Double A Track meet in Rome. Caleb wins his first state championship after just missing while competing in the states of West Virginia and Florida. His best throw of 165 feet and six inches was 13 feet and thee inches better than Elbert County’s Bryan Bradford.

Caleb Hartley on the top of the medal stand after winning the AA discus

Later in the day Caleb also competed in the shot put finals and he finished second. Heard County’s Zaylin Wood won the event with a best of 55 feet and 2 1/4 inches and Caleb threw 55 feet and 1/2 inch.

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GHSA AA Discus Finals                                                                             
  1 Caleb Hartley                Toombs County         169-08     165-06   2  10   
      160-03  165-06  FOUL  FOUL  FOUL  FOUL                                       
  2 Bryan Bradford               Elbert County         150-11     152-03   2   8   
      140-09  145-05  FOUL  152-03  FOUL  143-09                                   
  3 Jackson Ramey                Banks County          156-05     149-09   2   6   
      141-00  FOUL  131-02  149-09  FOUL  FOUL                                     
  4 Jaylen Clements              Vidalia               131-09     147-08   1   5   
      132-02  147-08  139-05  FOUL  FOUL  125-08                                   
  5 Caleb Fluellen               Dodge County          136-04     145-00   2   4   
      117-08  132-02  142-09  137-02  145-00  135-05                               
  6 Nate Henderson            12 Fitzgerald            135-00     142-07   2   3   
      132-00  133-02  138-00  FOUL  133-03  142-07                                 
  7 Mack Smith                   Heard County          131-06     131-11   1   2   
      130-03  131-11  128-02  130-03  FOUL  FOUL                                   
  8 Fredy Berganza               Gordon Central        129-04     131-04   1   1


GHSA AA Shot Put Finals

1 Zaylin Wood                  Heard County        55-02.00   55-02.25   2  10   
      46-00  52-04.50  FOUL  FOUL  FOUL  55-02.25                                  
  2 Caleb Hartley                Toombs County       50-07.00   55-00.50   2   8   
      47-08.75  52-00  53-11  FOUL  FOUL  55-00.50                                 
  3 Carlos Allen                 Douglass Atlanta    47-06.00   51-05.00   2   6   
      45-11.50  44-00.50  47-01.25  FOUL  51-05  48-06.75                          
  4 Jadin Johnson                Dodge County        48-05.00   49-03.50   2   5   
      44-08  48-09.50  47-09.25  46-01.50  49-03.50  49-01                         
  5 Johnny Hudson                Washington          48-11.75   49-02.25   2   4   
      47-11.25  47-04  48-00  49-02.25  48-08.25  FOUL                             
  6 Dj Ardister                  Elbert County       42-11.00   48-04.00   1   3   
      43-08.50  47-06.25  45-06  47-10.25  48-04  46-10.75                         
  7 Jackson Ramey                Banks County        48-07.50   48-03.25   2   2   
      FOUL  FOUL  48-03.25  FOUL  FOUL  45-06.75                                   
  8 Nate Henderson            12 Fitzgerald          44-01.50   47-04.75   1   1