ECHS Track & Field State Bound

Gavin Adkins (high jump), Lucas Ison (distance)

Elliott County Track & Field competed at the Region 7 A Championship held in Russell on May 13 with outstanding results.  Elliott claimed their 5th consecutive Region Championship in the Boys 4X800 Meter Relay ran by Brandon White, Haden Harper, Lucas Ison, and Gavin Fannin.  Lucas Ison achieved two additional first place wins earning him the title of Region Champion in the 1,600 Meter Run and 3,200 Meter Run.   In addition, Lucas set a new Region 7 A Championship performance time in the 1,600 Meter Run with a time of 4:48.  Region Runner-Ups include Gavin Fannin (800 Meter Run) and Gavin Adkins (High Jump).  Adkins’ 5-8 high jump ties with the school record set by alumni Aarron Elliott in 2013.  These athletes have advanced to the State Championship to be held on May 20.

Bronze medal winners who also placed at Region 7 A include:
-Mikaila Cox (4th in 1600 Meter Run and 5th in 800 Meter Run)
-Amber Moore (6th, Triple Jump) 
-Haden Harper (3rd in 3200 Meter Run and 4th in 1600 Meter Run)
-Brandon White (6th, 800 Meter Run)
-Christian Whitt (4th in 110 Meter Hurdles and 4th in 300 Meter Hurdles)

Bronze winning relay teams include:
-Girls 4X200 Meter Relay (6th Place): Keri Whitley, Amber Moore, Rinda Oliver, Heather Randolph 
-Girls 4X400 Meter Relay (5th Place): Keri Whitley, Mikaila Cox, Bryanna Fannin, Grace Adkins
Girls 4X800 Meter Relay (4th Place): Mikaila Cox, Mackenzie Hale, Grace Adkins, Audrey Pennington
-Boys 4X200 Relay (5th Place): Christian Whitt, Brandon White, Gavin Fannin, John Ison
Boys 4X400 (3rd Place): Brandon White, Gavin Fannin, Gavin Adkins, Haden Harper

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