Local track star and 2018 Zephyrhills Christian Academy graduate Evan Miller recently competed in the 2023 Pan American Games, joining Team USA in Santiago to compete in the 200 meter and the 4×400 relay from Oct. 20 to Nov. 4.
Miller won two Class 1A state championships while at Zephyrhills Christian Academy.
In the 4×400, and running with teammates Derek Holdsworth, Christopher Royster and Richard Kuykendoll, Miller and Team USA finished fifth with a 3:08, finishing behind Brazil, Mexico, Dominican Republic and Venezuela, respectively.
In the 200 meter, Miller disqualified in the semifinal Heat 1 wave.
Additionally, over the Fourth of July weekend, Miller competed in the V12 Summer games in Alachua, winning gold medals in the 100- and 200-meter sprints.