Several members of the Letcher County Central High School track team won medals at the Area Nine Championship in Harlan County last week.
The girls’ 4×800 team, which consists of Marlee Baker, Samantha Crawford, Ally Damron and Kacey Troutt, placed first. The 4×100 team, which consists of Abby Bentley, Kelsey Helle, Gracie Smith and Karlee Kincer, placed third. Kacey Troutt placed second in the 1600-meter run. Samantha Crawford placed second in the 3200-meter run. Marlee Baker placed second in the 300-meter hurdles and first in pole vault. Colton Ratliff placed third in the 800-meter run and Nick Spangler placed second in pole vault.
The track team competed against Cordia, Hazard, Harlan Independent, Harlan County, Knott County, Leslie, Middlesboro, Perry County and Pike County Central.