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APR 20

(ROCKDALE)–THE ROCKDALE LADY TIGER SOFTBALL

TEAM IS GETTING SET FOR THE POSTSEASON. THE LADY TIGERS

RETURN TO THE FIELD FOR A WARM UP GAME COMING UP

ON TUESDAY. THE LADY TIGERS WILL HOST MILAM COUNTY

NEIGHBOR MILANO IN WARM UP ACTION ON TUESDAY.

KRXT WILL HAVE THAT GAME LIVE.

TONIGHT, THE ROCKDALE TIGER BASEBALL TEAM

CONTINUES TO SEEK THEIR FIRST WIN IN DISTRICT PLAY

AS THE TIGERS HOST ROGERS. THE TIGERS FELL TO

RIVAL CAMERON IN THEIR LAST ACTION ON THE ROAD ON

TUESDAY 12 TO 9. AFTER A BACK AND FORTH AFFAIR,

THE TIGERS WENT AHEAD 9 TO 7 IN THE 6TH INNING, BUT

THE YOEMEN PUT UP 5 RUNS IN THE BOTTOM OF THE 6TH

TO TAKE THE LEAD FOR GOOD.

TENNIS–ROCKDALE WILL SEND A MIXED DOUBLES

TEAM TO THE STATE TOURNAMENT. DEVON WHITSEL

AND REYNA GONZALEZ DEFEATED A DUO FROM GROESBECK

6-0, 6-0 IN THE REGIONAL SEMIFINALS TO REACH THE

REGIONAL FINALS. FROM THERE, THEY DEFEATED A DUO

FROM BRAZOS 6-0, 6-0 IN THE REGIONAL FINAL TO

ADVANCE TO THE STATE TOURNAMENT.

THE STATE TOURNAMENT IS COMING UP MAY 17TH

AND 18TH AT GEORGE P. MITCHELL TENNIS CENTER AND

THE OMAR SMITH INTRAMURAL TENNIS CENTER AT

TEXAS A & UNIVERSITY IN COLLEGE STATION.

SEVERAL ROCKDALE TRACK AND FIELD ATHLETES

COMPETED WELL AT THE AREA TRACK MEET AT WHITNEY

AND WILL ADVANCE TO THE REGIONAL TRACK MEET.

TYLER LEMKUHL QUALIFIED FOR REGIONALS IN DISCUS

BY PLACING 2ND WITH A THROW OF 156 FEET. GAVIN YOUNG

ADVANCES TO REGIONALS IN THE POLE VAULT BY PLACING

FIRST WITH A VAULT OF 13 FEET 6 INCHES. WILL STOREY

QUALIFIED IN THE 100 METER DASH BY PLACING 2ND.

THE 800 METER RELAY TEAM OF STOREY, YOUNG, DYLAN

DAVID AND NATHAN NEWLIN QUALIFIED BY PLACING 4TH.

FOR THE LADY TIGERS, BRANDI CAFFEY QUALIFIED

IN THE POLE VAULT BY PLACING 2ND WITH A VAULT OF

9 FEET 6 INCHES. ARMONI MACK QUALIFIED IN THE

400 METER DASH BY PLACING 4TH. PAYTON MILLER

QUALIFIED BY PLACING 3RD IN THE 100 METER HURDLES.

THE REGIONAL TRACK MEET IS NEXT WEEKEND AT

MIDWAY HIGH SCHOOL IN WACO.

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