The second annual Adidas West Stride Buckhead Invitational took place on Feb. 27 at North Atlanta High School, with over 600 athletes from 14 local high schools competing in track and field events.

Ansley Heavern, a Dunwoody High School senior, breaks free of the pack during the 1-mile race.
Dunwoody High School sophomore Samantha Cameron, center, runs during the second heat of the girl’s 1-mile race.
Riverwood junior Jada Dunn takes on the high jump, winning a gold medal in the event.
Riverwood International Charter High School students Elizabeth Graves, left, and Anna Hayden prepare before the second heat of the 1-mile race.
North Atlanta High School senior Tanashia Trice sets out on her leg of the 4 x 100 meter relay.
North Springs Charter High School freshman Jake Rubin clears the bar during the pole vault.
 Chamblee Charter High School senior Elana Brown-Soler takes to the air during the high jump.

Joe Earle

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