Liberty Track Athletes To Compete At State Meet In Jefferson City

9 Liberty athletes qualify to compete at the state level


Imane Lahdiri

Liberty’s 4×800 meter state qualifiers Ally Kruger, Karlie Wooten, Alexis O’Mara and Adrienne Rockette after competing.

Fiona Flynn, Reporter

The Class 5 sectional track and field meet was held in Mexico this past Monday, May 23. A total of 20 Liberty athletes were brought to compete against 18 different Missouri schools, all fighting for a state qualifying place. Out of the 20 Liberty competitors, seven athletes qualified to run at the state level on Saturday, May 28, with the addition of two alternates. Here are Liberty’s state qualifiers:

Women’s Class 5 Qualifiers 

4×800 meter run

Karlie Wooten, Alexis O’Mara, Adrienne Rockette, & Ally Kruger

400 meter dash

Karlie Wooten

1600 meter run

Ally Kruger

3200 meter run

Ally Kruger

Men’s Class 5 Qualifiers

200 meter dash

David Richard

400 meter dash

David Richard

110 meter hurdles

Chase Vickrey

300 meter hurdles

Chase Vickrey


Cole Blackstock

These athletes will continue on to their final week of training, preparing and fine tuning any last minute mechanics to be fully prepared for the final meet of the season. Congratulations to the Liberty track and field team!