Numerous athletes from Speed Starz Track Club — a track speed, agility and training academy in Wesley Chapel — qualified for the Florida Indoor Championships and competed at Alachua Sports Complex, a new indoor track facility in Gainesville. The event was held Feb. 11 and Feb. 12.
Several athletes from Wesley Chapel performed well, with some winning medals.
Wesley Chapel Elementary athlete Aiden Amaya was state champion for the 60 meter and the 200 meter, in the division for athletes age 6 and under.
Seth Williamson, of Tampa Christian School, was crowned state champion in the 200 meter and long jump. He finished second in the 60 meter.
Wesley Chapel High athletes Adriana Rodriguez (qualified for finals in the 600 meter), Tessa Bray (eighth in the 400 meter) and Georgina Amaya (ninth in the 400 meter). Wiregrass Ranch High’s Victoria Flemming placed 13th in the 60-meter hurdles.
Tiffany Colin, also from Wiregrass High, qualified for finals in the 60-meter dash with seventh overall fastest time.
Freedom High’s Jaya Harrigan placed 19th in the 60-meter dash, while 12-year-old Ethan Rosson, of North Tampa Christian Academy, placed third in the 3,000-meter run.
“I was very impressed with the outcome and I believe all of our athletes competed well,” said B.B. Roberts, the club’s coach, in a news release. “Congrats to Tiffany Collin and Adriana Rodriguez for making it to finals in a very competitive high school division. Tiffany has proven to be one of the fastest athletes in Florida. Special congratulations to Aiden Amaya and Seth Williamson for (becoming) state champion in their age group.”
For more information on Speed Starz Track Club, visit SpeedStarz.webflow.io.