Tigers run fifth at Eagle Relays

Br ink ley, Woolverton capture firsts


James David leapt 19-9 in the long jump but failed to place at the Lexington Relays. 
Reporter/Bill Martin James David leapt 19-9 in the long jump but failed to place at the Lexington Relays. Reporter/Bill Martin LEXINGTON—Emily Brinkley and Koltyn Woolverton both showed heir prowess in the heaving lifting events, taking first place in the shot put and discus respectively at the Eagle Relays Thursday afternoon.

The Rockdale boys were fifth in Lexington with 56 points behind winner Giddings’ 145 total.

The Rockdale girls were sixth with 23 points, following Cameron’s winning effort of 195.

Brinkley threw the shot 37 feet, eight inches to take first and was just nudged out for first place in the discus after throwing it 106-3.

Brinkley accounted for 18 of Rockdale’s 23 points.

Woolverton kept up Rockdale’s dominance of the weight events, taking first in the discus with a heave of 130-4.

Josh Pelzel was fifth at 116-4.

The Tigers placed 2-3-4 in the shot put, with Stephen Schneider measuring in at 46-7 1/2, followed by Pelzel’s 46-0 1/2 toss and Woolverton’s 44-4 1/2.

Long distance man Juan Rubio was second in the 3,200-meter run and fourth in the 1,600- meter run.

Francisco Romo was third in the 800-meter run.


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