The Banks County High School Leopards track team qualified eight athletes to the state sectional meet this week in a couple of long track and field days in Dawsonville for Banks County. The sectional meet will be held at Southeast Bulloch on Saturday.
The boys and girls teams for Banks came in at sixth place at the region meet. White County took the top girls spot and Buford took the boys top honors.
Jaylyn Lack qualified in the girls 400 meter dash, Makayla Hewell qualified for the girls 3200 meter run, Greg Cannon qualified for the boys 400 meter dash and Tyler Hubbard, Francisco Hurtado, Eli Smallwood and Greg Cannon will compete in the boys 4x400 meter relay with alternates Ryan Seabolt and Malcolm Mitchell.