Here is the list of Tucumcari High School players selected to the New Mexico High School Coaches Association 2009 Class 2A all-state football team:
• George Montano, first-team defense kick returner
• Jakus Martinez, second-team offense wide receiver and second-team defense defensive back
• Alex Hutchins, honorable mention offense quarterback.
Here are Tucumcari High School scores from the Espanola Valley Invitational held April 5-6:
• Gabriel Montoya 81 (qualified first of three legs for state)
• Nathan Andrada 95
• Luke Smith 102
• Jacob Montoya 104
• Patrick Wiegel 123
• Team total: 382
Next: The Rattlers play at 9 a.m. Thursday at the Clovis Invitational
• The Tucumcari Rattlers swept Grady, 17-0 and 20-3, during a doubleheader Monday at Grady. The Rattlers are 13-3 for the season, 4-0 in district play. Their next game is at 2 p.m. Friday, a doubleheader against the (0-10) (0-3) Logan Longhorns at Logan.
• The Tucumcari Lady Rattlers lost a doubleheader, 29-17 and 28-26, to the Portales Lady Rams JV on Friday. The Lady Rattlers are 2-5 for the season. Their next game is at 3 p.m. Thursday, a doubleheader at Pecos.
Area teams will be competing at 2:30 p.m. Thursday at the Buffalo Relays at Melrose.