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Liberty Junior High’s 1,600-meter relay team of (left to right) Eli Bach, Dakota Stevens, Drew Munch and Garry McDermott won the seventh grade Class AA IESA state title. Photo submitted
Steve Millar, Sports Editor
6:00 am CDT June 15, 2019

Liberty Junior High’s seventh-grade track team took home a state title from the IESA track and field finals May 11 in East Peoria.

Liberty’s 1,600-meter relay team of Eli Bach, Garry McDermott, Drew Munch and Dakota Stevens won the Class AA title in 3 minutes, 53.95 seconds, nearly two seconds ahead of runner-up Morton (3:55.62).

Liberty tied for 11th in the team standings.