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Tribe sweeps Big 8 track titles

Pat Kenney • Apr 30, 2011 at 12:04 PM

JOHNSON CITY — The outcome of Friday’s final day of competition in the Big 8 Conference track and field championships at Science Hill seemed as inevitable as the incoming tide.

The Dobyns-Bennett boys won nine of the 11 events contested to swamp the competition. D-B posted a team score of 245 points, and Science Hill was a distant second with 98. Daniel Boone (95) finished third.

D-B’s Lady Indians, who trailed by as many as 29 points early Friday, used depth and determination to rally and take a 214-158 win over archrival Science Hill. Tennessee High came in third with 146 points.

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