The Canadian Record (Canadian, Tex.), Vol. 118, No. 16, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 17, 2008 Page: 12 of 36
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THE CANADIAN RECORD
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PHDTDS BY JASON TURNER
Luis Garcia (middle), Clint Cockrell (left) and Leenel R. Avila (right) finished
1-2-3 in the 3DDM Hurdles. They also teamed with Paul Lewis (not pictured) to
win the 1BDDM Relay Monday in Spearman.
Caleb Berry wen the Shot Put with a throw of 50 . He will compete at the
Ret anal meet on April 25-2B.
Leaders of the Pack
Wildcats claim two District championships in Spearman
The Canadian track and field teams fin-
ished their regular season with two District
championships Monday in Spearman. The
varsity and JV Wildcats each claimed team
District championships and the Lady Cats
Morgan Saul competes in the 11DM Hurdles.
The Wildcats varsity finished 1-2-3 in
the 300M Hurdles, earning 24 of the team's
180 points. Luis Garcia (first), Clint Cock-
rell (second) and Leonel R. Avila (third) will
advance to the Regional meet in Abilene on
"I have been here 12 years and I can't re-
member a year that the JV and varsity have
won the District meet," said coach Craig
Campbell, "Normally, we pull a few guys to
Varsity that we think can score and that kills
Alex Meraz (first), Caleb Berry (third)
and Randall Arbuckle each placed in the Shot
Put. Any vars ity athlete that places in the top
3 spots at District will compete in the Region-
al meet next weekend.
The Wildcats will compete in 13 events in
Abilene, ncluding the 1600M Relay. Leonel
R. Avila, Clint Cockrell, Luis Garcia and Paul
Lewis teamed to win the mile relay in 3:26.94,
nearly 6 seconds faster than second place.
Will Schafer won the 110M and 300M
Hurdles, finished second n Triple Jump and
fifth in the High Jump in the JV division.
"We are blessed with a bunch of guys that
love to compete," Campbell said. "So, when
we pulled those guys up to varsity, the other
guys stepped up and still won by almost 60
The Wildcats' track teams, 7th-grade
through varsity, each won their District meet
this season. "Our goal was to leave this Dis-
trict with something to remember us by,"
Campbell said. "I think they achieved their
The Lady Cats finished third at the Dis-
trict meet, scoring 118. Spearman finished
with 140 and Stratford scored 135. Canadian
will compete in 10 events at the Regional
meet. Ashley Hale finished first in the 200M
Dash and Kassidy Senter, Sue Royse, Jessica
Pelham and Hale teamed to win the 400M
The Wildcat and Lady Cat Regional quali-
fiers will compete in Panhandle tomorrow
(Friday). Field Events will begin at 4 p.m.
April B B14 @ Spearman
Discus: 1) Alex Meraz 143'11"; 3) Caleb
Berry 135'6"; 4) Randall Arbuckle 132*8".
Long Jump: 3) Zach Knight 20'9"; 6) Alvan
Morales 19'8.50". High Jump: 2) Tim Brock
6'0". Pole Vault: 4) Josh Brock 10'3". 3200M
Run: 2) Carlos Lopez 11:00.73. Shot Put: 1)
Caleb Berry 50'8"; 2) Randall Arbuckle 47'8";
4) Alex Meraz 46'5.50". Triple Jump: 3) Zack
Knight 41'9.75". 400M Relay: 2) Canadian
(Alvan Morales, Clint Cockrell, Leonel R.
Avila and Dylan Weaver) 44.54. 800M Run:
4) James Chappell 2:15.91. 110M Hurdles:
3) Luis Garcia 15.25; 4) Zach Knight 15.45.
100M Dash: 4) Dylan Weaver 11.40; 5) Bren-
nan Jordan 11.47*! 800M Relay: 3) Canadian
Alvan Morales, Zach Knight, Brennan Jor-
dan and Dylan Weaver) 1:34.87.400M Dash:
3) Parris Robinson 54.90; 5) Brandon Rob-
nson 55.34. 300M Hurdles: 1) Luis Garcia
39.31; 2) Clint Cockrell 39.89; 3) Leonel R.
Avila 40.53. 200M Dash: 5) Brennan Jordan
23.75; 6) Zach Knight 24.10. 1600M Run: 5)
Carlos Lopez 5:08.60. 1600M Relay: 1) Ca-
nadian (Leonel R. Avila, Clint Cockrell, Luis
Garcia and Paul Lewis) 3:26.94.
Overall: 1) Canadian 180; 2) Panhandle
168.5; 3) Stratford 87.5; 4) Spearman 72; 5)
West Texas 63; 6) Sanford-Fritch 33.
VARSITY LADY CATS
April 8 B14 @ Spearman
3200M Run: 2) Halie Merket 12:05.11.
400M Relay: 1) Canadian (Kassidy Senter,
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Brown, Laurie Ezzell. The Canadian Record (Canadian, Tex.), Vol. 118, No. 16, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 17, 2008, newspaper, April 17, 2008; Canadian, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth252700/m1/12/: accessed September 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Hemphill County Library.