YOUTH ROUNDUP: Mills wins national QB competition

Davis Mills, a seventh-grader at Duluth's Hull Middle School, won the National Football Academies Duel of the Dozens Quarterback Competition in Canton, Ohio, on July 16-18.

The competition was held at the NFL Hall of Fame Stadium and the Duel of Dozens is an invitation-only National Quarterback Competition for the top 24 quarterbacks from across the country in each grade from 6-12.

Davis is the quarterback for the GFL Peachtree Ridge Lions, which have a record of 46-1 and have won three GFL Championships over the last four years.


Stars win tourney

The Georgia Stars 13U won the Fall Frenzy at East Cobb Complex.

Team members include Jecorrah Arnold, Wallace Corker, Sam Dingle, Breon Dixon, Jay Estime, Carrington Evans, Cole McCue, Akira Mitchell, John Morris, Ryan Murphy, Michael Payne, Jalen Sprull, Max Tracey, Will Webb and Dylan Wilson. The team is coached by Edward Waters, Jerald Estime, Jeff Dingle and Scott Wilson.


Jackrabbits have dominating season

Jackrabbit track and field, which is based out of Sugar Hill, had an amazing track season this year.

The Sub-Bantam boys (ages 6-7) 1,600 relay team broke the Region 3 record by 15 seconds, setting a USATF National record for their age group at the USATF Region 3 Junior Olympic Outdoor Track and Field Championships in early July.

At the AAU Club Championships in Orlando, Fla., nine athletes and six relay teams qualified for the AAU Junior Olympics in New Orleans. Among these exceptional athletes is 8-year-old Mossiah Carter, who took first place in the 200-and 400-meter dash and second place in the 800-meter dash.

Matt Walton, 11, qualified for the AAU Junior Olympics in New Orleans inthe 800-, 1,500- and 3,000-meter dash, making him an All-American in the Midget Boys age group. The Primary Boys (ages 6-7) won first place in their division out of 122 track clubs. A total of 15 athletes qualified for the 2011 USATF National Junior Olympic Track and Field Championships in Wichita, Kan.

At the AAU Junior Olympics in New Orleans, the Bantam Girls (ages 8-9)400 relay team finished fourth. Kimberly Harris, 9, finished strong, placing fourth in the 400-meter dash and sixth in the 200-meter dash.-- From staff reports