Aiming High

Zatoria Thompson is just a freshman in high school, but she has already won the state track and field championship and is the best high jumper in the county.

The St. Thomas Aquinas track and fielder won gold in Florida State Track and Field Meet for the Class 4A girls high jump competition on May 5. Zatoria cleared the bar at 5-6 for the win but still kept going and ended with a 5-7 jump. In between conquering the bar, the ambitious 15 year old also ran the girls’ 100-meter race, at the same time that she nursed a stress fracture in her right ankle.

Read the full story in the Miami Times.

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