Area track teams are competing today in the 1A-2A state track and field competition in Albuquerque.
Logan, San Jon, Tucumcari and House track team members had four days to rest for state competition following Friday’s District 1A-2A meet in Tucumcari.
“Carla Chavez has won district champion in women’s discus for the third year in a row,” said Bryan Dunlap, field event coach.
Chavez’s strong performance along with first- (400 meter) and second-place (800 meter) relay teams earned the Lady Rattlers a district championship.
The Rattlers finished second behind Texico with strong performances by their first-place finishes in the 400 and 800 meter relays and first-place finishes by Alex Hutchins in discus and George Montano in long jump.
The Lady Logan Longhorns clinched a district championship over Grady by 19 points.
Class 1A girls
The Lady Longhorns won first place in the 400- and 800-meter relay, long jump (Marissa Miller), 300-meter hurdles (Whitney Cordova), shot put and discus (Cassandra Evans).
San Jon’s Lady Coyotes placed fifth with first-place javelin (Tracy Foote), third place 100- and 300-meter hurdles (Katie Kent) and 800-meter run (Ashley Bobbit) and fourth-place finishes 400-meter dash (Jennifer Osborn) and 100-meter dash (Katie Kent)
House’s Cowgirls placed sixth with fourth-place discus (Aleigh Weese), fifth-place 1600 meter run (Cheyenne Price) and sixth-place 200-meter dash (Aleigh Weese).
Class 1A boys
The Logan Longhorns placed second followed by San Jon Coyotes and House Cowboys.
The Longhorns had first-place finishes in the 400-meter, 800-meter 1600-meter relays.
The Coyotes had first-place finishes in the 110-meter hurdles (Jacob Benally), 3200-meter run (Bobby Benally) and the 1600-medley relay.
The Cowboys had a first-place finish in pole vault (Bobby Lee) and second-place 800 meter run and third place in the 200- and 400-meter dash (Bobby Lee).
The teams will compete today and Thursday at the state 1A-2A track and field competition at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque.
Team overall standings
Clovis Christian 149
San Jon 54
Clovis Christian 92
San Jon 35
Santa Rosa 78
Santa Rosa 17