Elliott County freshman, Lucas Ison, claimed a coveted Area 7 Championship and made KTCCCA's 1st Team All Area on May 6, 2017 by winning 1st Place in the 1,600 Meter Run (equivalent to one mile) with a time of 4:44. Lucas’s victory marks only the 3rd time in Elliott County track history that an athlete has won an Area 7 Championship after Alumni Aaron Steven's 2012 win (800 meter run) and alumni Shelby Brickey's 2010 win (high jump).
Elliott’s 4X800 Relay Team (Brandon White, Haden Harper, Lucas Ison, Gavin Fannin) made 2nd Team All Area with their 4th Place win. Area 7 awarded 1st-4th place winners with a medal and 5th-7th place with a ribbon. Area 7 ribbon recipients include Christian Whitt (5th Place, 110 Meter Hurdle & 6th Place, 300 Meter Hurdle) and Gavin Adkins (6th Place, High Jump).
Elliott Track & Field will compete in Regions on Saturday, May 13 at Russell High School where the Boys 4X800 Team will defend their Regional Championship for the 5th consecutive time. 1st and 2nd place Regional Champions will advance to the State Championship on May 20, 2017.