Banks County will have three Lady Leopards competing in the girls’ state track meet May 14-16 at Hughes Mills Stadium in Albany.
Jessica Denton qualified in the discus during Saturday’s 8-AA region meet at East Jackson. Denton’s throw of 93’6” earned her the trip to the state meet.
Dee Dee Cannon made qualification as runner-up in the 100-meter with a 13.89 finish.
Maggie McCoy made the state cut as region champion in the 800m run with her personal best time of 2:36.78.
This weekend Banks County sends two Leopards to the boys’ state track meet in Jefferson.
Lyn Hester and Jorge Diaz will represent Banks County at the Georgia Olympics, May 7-9.
Hester will compete Thursday in the shot put. The event is scheduled to start at 2 p.m.
Diaz will compete Friday in the 3200m run. The event is scheduled for 6:25 p.m.
The Georgia Olympics start each day at noon, with trophy presentations on Saturday.