Liberty Middle School’s track team achieved new heights in December when 17 of its athletes made it to the county championships.
Liberty had three 4-by-100 meter relay teams make it to the championships, with four runners each taking a turn running 100 meters.
Girls sixth grade: Reannah Ashby, Kiana Morris, Karli Del Giudice, Yuliana Vargas.
Girls seventh/eighth grade: Camryn Herr, Charisma Henry, Leilanni Bell, Navarra James.
Boys seventh/eighth grade: James Daley, Christopher Miklwazeki, Niran Akande, Antwon Townsend.
Many students also qualified in individual events: Alejandro Michel, 800 meter run; Bethany Green, 800 meter run; Christopher Miklwazeki, 400 meter run; Reannah Ashby, long jump, 100 meter dash; Charisma Henry, shotput; Leigha Newman, shotput; Camden Minacci, long jump; and Chloe Potts, 200 meter run.
The following students made it to the finals, which placed them in the top nine out of 44 schools in Hillsborough County: Reannah Ashby, 100 meter dash; Camden Minacci, long jump; and Alejandro Michel, 800 meter run.
4-by-100 relay girls seventh/eighth grade: Camryn Herr, Charisma Henry, Leilanni Bell, Navarra James.