Appomattox Raiders track members at the Dec. 21 LU Holiday Tournament

The Appomattox Raiders indoor track team recently participated in two events at Liberty University's Indoor Track Complex. 

In those meets, a handful of Raiders recorded scores that qualify them to participate in the upcoming VHSL Championship scheduled for Feb. 20-23. 

In the Dec. 21 Liberty University Holiday Tournament, five Raiders qualified in their specific events. 

Nyla Napier brought home a second place medal in the long jump and also qualified for the VHSL State Championship in the triple jump. 

April Morgan qualified for the VHSL State Championship in the 300-meter dash. 

Robert Callaham, Manny Davis and Matt Epperson all qualified for the VHSL State Championship in the triple jump.

Davis also qualified for the VHSL State Championship in the 55-meter hurdles. 

In the Bulldog Invitational hosted by Lynchburg Christian Academy, three Raiders - Morgan, Napier and Davis - again qualified in a field of 81 teams. 

For further details on the Bulldog Invitational, see the Jan. 9 edition of the Times Virginian.