Friday July 3rd, 2020 9:34AM

Track: Banks boys lead after Day 1 at 8-2A region meet

By AccessWDUN Staff

HOMER — The Banks County boys and Elbert County girls hold the early lead after the opening day of the Region 8-2A track and field meet at Banks County High School.

The field events events were held as well as preliminaries of the track events on Wednesday. The meet will conclude on Friday in Homer with the track finals.

Jackson Ramey paced the Leopards winning the shot put and taking second in the discus for an 18-point day. Griffin Stephens and Buck Ledford finished second and fourth, respectively, in the boys 1,600-meter for another 13 points.

The Rabun County boys and Union County boys are still within striking distance in the team competition sitting third and fourth.

In the girls meet, the Banks County girls are third after the first day.

Click here to see the full results from Day 1.

Boys
Team Standings (after Day 1 field events)

1) Banks County 65
2) Elbert County 62 
3) Rabun County 40
4) Union County 33 
5) Monticello 29
6) Putnam County 19 
7) Social Circle 16
8) Oglethorpe County 6 

Girls
Team Standings (after Day 1 field events)

1) Elbert Co. 84
2) Oglethorpe County 61 
3) Banks County 51
4) Union County 33 
5) Rabun County 22
6) Monticello 13 
7) Social Circle 7 

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