CHS grad Chavez finishes sixth


Clovis High grad Richard Chavez, ranked sixth nationally in the shot put in Division I, finished the same way Saturday at the national indoor championships, held at the Albuquerque Convention Center.

Chavez, who won Class 5A shot put his final three years with the Wildcats, threw for 19.47 meters (63-10.5) for Arkansas State.

Texas’ Ryan Crouser won the event with a finals throw of 21.21 meters (69-7).