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Rising Senior – Taria Liles (Bell High School)


We are recognizing the top athletes from the Class of 2021.  It will include athletes from the following counties:  Alachua, Bradford, Clay, Columbia, Dixie, Gilchrist, Levy, Marion, and Union.

Name: Taria Liles
School: Bell High school
What sports will you participate in during your senior year? Volleyball, Basketball, and Softball
What position(s) will you play? Volleyball- outside hitter; Basketball- Forward; Softball- pitcher
Stats for volleyball: 107 aces (led state of Florida in Class 1A), and finished top 10 in kills (411) and digs (296) and as a junior for the 27-2 Bulldogs
Achievements: All-Area 1st team Gainesville Sun, Class 1A Player of the Week for Florida (sept. 30th) as a junior; All-Area Honorable Mention (sophomore); team honor- the Horizon award
Favorite high school sports moment so far: beating Trenton to go to state in volleyball (2018)
Favorite quote: “Taria get outside more.”- Head coach Drue Barry
What are you looking forward to most about your senior year: “Senior night for volleyball. I’ve been looking forward to this moment since I was little.”
Goals for your senior season: “My goals are to have more kills then I did last year, to get better every game, and go all the way to state.”
College offers or interest: FGC, Valdosta State, and Eckerd

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