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Rockdale thinclads go heavy to grab second straight track meet title

David David CAMERON—Harkening back to a time when Rockdale dominated tracks all over Central Texas, the Tigers used its bountiful heft to capture the Cameron Relays, their second such title in two consecutive weeks.

A s in w inning its own Rockdale Relays last week, the Tigers used their muscle to pull away from the field, namely host Cameron.

Rockdale outdistanced the Yoemen 181 to 155 for the win.

The Tigers took three of the six field events, with LeRaven Clark dominating the discus, Logan David sealing up the shot put and Jace Tarver had no competition in posting a win in the pole vault.

Clark got off a career-best toss of 149-1.5 in the discus, followed by teammates David in second (126-2) and Sal Bishop in fourth (112-5).

In the shot put, David went a season-best 49-3 and was complemented by Clark in third at 45-6.5.

Tarver leapt 9-0 in the pole vault.

Other first place finishes included Daniel Brooks who won his third 110-meter hurdles race in as many meets.

The sophomore raced to a 14.94 time in the hurdles and was also second in the 300-hurdles and third in the triple jump.

The Rockdale girls were third with 71 points behind host Cameron’s winning total of 236.5

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