DICK'S Sporting Goods Salutes 2017 Track and Field Athletes of the Year

05/17/2017

DICK'S Sporting Goods, in recognizing outstanding athletic achievement, salutes the 2017 GMC Track and Field "Athletes of the Year". These athletes represent outstanding performances in numerous events and in most cases, not just in 2017 but in GMC years prior.

Boys Track "Athlete of the Year"  Dustin Horter - Lakota East

(Pictured with East Head Coach Rodney Heath)

Dustin won both the 800 meter run and the 1600 meter run setting a new GMC record of 4:07.52.

(Photo compliments of East Sports Information Director, Dan Hilen)

Girls Track and Field "Athletes of the Year"

Ellie Brush - Track (Mason) and Amaya King - Field (Mason)

Ellie Bush (on left below) won both the 800 meter and the 1600 meter run (for both 2016 and 2017).

Amaya King (on right below) won both the shot and the discus event, setting a GMC record in the discus with a throw of 130'8". Just a junior, Amaya is a six time GMC champion, 3x in the shot and 3x in the discus.