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Grady repeats, Newton qualifies for state
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For the 10th straight season, Newton has qualified for the cross county state meet thanks to top finishers in Saturday's region meet held at Luella.
Newton's boys' team finished as Region 2-AAAAAAA's runner-ups and three Rams qualified for All-Region honors.

Alex Grady defended his individual title, winning the meet for the second straight year in a time of 16:31. Christian Scott finished fifth in 17:23, and was also named to the All-Region team.

Maiya Newton was the Lady Rams top finisher in sixth place, also earning All-Region recognition.

Druid Hills had two runners finish behind Grady, in Daniel Samuel with a time of 16:58 and Ray Lumb in 17:13 to round out the top three.

Rockdale's Patrick Massie was fourth in 17:15.