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Varsity Extra: Pocatello’s Armstrong wins Gatorade boys track and field award

Pocatello High senior Elijah Armstrong, a Boise State recruit, was named the 2014-15 Gatorade Idaho Boys Track & Field Athlete of the Year on Friday.

Armstrong, also a 4.0 student, won the 800, 1,600 and 3,200 meters at the 4A state meet last month to increase his total to 12 state titles.

He also has won Gatorade’s boys cross country state award three times.