The Gold Standard
Fort Knox, Ky | May 19, 2017
Just call Fort Knox the ‘gold standard’ of Class 1-A, Region 3.
Fort Knox swept the team titles Friday night at Green County, running away with the boys’ championship and coming from behind in the final few events to win the girls’ top honor.
It was a rainy and cold night, not exactly normal for mid-May, but that didn’t hamper the Eagles and Lady Eagles. The boys finished with 171 points to beat Louisville Holy Cross by 40, while the girls edged the host Lady Dragons, 110-91.
"That's about as big as it gets," Fort Knox coach James Bleecker said. "We came out here and they surpassed all my expectations above and beyond. I was confident the boys were going to do well;I was not as confident the girls were going to do as well as they did. To have the boys and girls win regions, I couldn't ask for more. It's a coaches' dream. Both teams winning, it doesn't get any better.
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