40-year record broken: Shot put specialist headed to Carolina - Davie County Enterprise Record
In the Midwest Regional track & field meet at Davie on May 14, Davie senior thrower Spencer Williams would have had himself a super cool moment if he had called it a day after his second throw. At that point, he had the state record – for all classifications – in the shot put. But in an outrageous encore, Williams broke a 40-year-old state record not once, not twice, but three times.
Coming into May 14, the record-holder was Weddingfield’s Dennis Barron, who heaved the shot put 63-6. “It was a lot of weight off my shoulders since that had been my goal. “My (sixth and) last throw, I actually had an even farther throw,” he said.
What did coach Rob Raisbeck have to say about the magical day? “He seemed like he was out of words,” Williams said.
Read full article at Davie Enterprise Record