Baxter returns for her sophomore track season with Hancock. She finished ninth in the 100-meter hurdles with a time of 20.40 seconds, 13th in the 100-meter dash in 14.06 seconds, and 22nd in the 200 during the 2018 Western State Conference Finals. She qualified for the Southern California Regional Prelims and finished 24th overall with a season-best time of 19.43 seconds. Baxter ran track and wrestled for Nipomo High School. She earned top-seven finishes in the 100-meter dash and 100-meter hurdles during the Los Padres League finals. Baxter is a communications major. Her grandfather is one of the few living Tuskegee Airman.