Star-startup freshman long distance runner proves a promise to the team

Aniya Mosley takes a first-place lead in the 1000 meter at the 6A State track meet at Boo Williams.

Russell Tracy

Aniya Mosley takes a first-place lead in the 1000 meter at the 6A State track meet at Boo Williams.

Reese Thornton, Staff Writer

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“I started running at eight years old and really started getting serious in middle school when I won cities in the 800. I continued into high school and tried my best to qualify for Regionals; it took hard work and practice, but I ended up qualifying and winning regionals. In States, I was ranked seven, but I still told myself that I could do it and stayed with the top seated runners for the majority of the race. At the end I gave it all I had and won with a 2:58 [in the 1,000 meter],” said Aniya.

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