FARMINGTON — The Piedra Vista Lady Panthers track and field team got off to a blazing start in Saturday’s Farmington Invitational and didn’t look back, winning the girls team title.
PV, which had 132 team points, pulled ahead for good by midday after winning some key events.
Madison Cross won the girls long jump with a distance of 15 feet, 10 1/2 inches, and she also won the girls triple jump with a distance of 33-8.
Danielle Lopez won the girls shot put at 35-10, while Bailey Rasmussen won the girls 100-meter hurdles in just 16.67 seconds.
Piedra Vista then created substantial distance from the pack by winning the girls 400-meter relay in just 50.84 seconds.
PV later won the girls 800-meter relay in one minute, 49.91 seconds.
Aztec placed second with 95 1/2 team points, while Farmington took third with 93 team points.
Farmington boys also victorious
PV gained an early lead with a strong start in the morning events, but FHS won some key late-afternoon events to win the FHS Invitational boys title with 112 team points.
Farmington beat out PV by one point.
FHS’s Kale Lucas won the boys 110-meter hurdles in just 16 seconds, while Chandler Corley won the boys 300-meter hurdles in 41.02 seconds. Broden Cahoon won the boys 800-meter run at 2:02.99.
Although Los Lunas (44.33 seconds) edged Farmington the boys 400-meter relays by a measly 0.19 seconds, FHS responded by winning the boys 800-meter relay (1:35.17) and the boys 1,600-meter relay (3:34.34).
Piedra Vista (50.84 seconds) beats out Farmington by 0.77 seconds Saturday at Hutchison Stadium. Farmington Daily Times
Los Lunas (44.33 seconds) crosses finish line just 0.19 seconds before Farmington during Saturday's FHS Invite at Hutchison Stadium. Farmington Daily Times
Navajo Prep baseball wins Wingate Invitational
The Eagles coasted their way to the title, crushing Tohatchi 20-3 on Saturday.
Prep (3-0) outscored its foes, which also included wins over Newcomb and Gallup, 53-7 in its three tournament games.
Aztec baseball hammers Rangeview, Colorado
The Tigers’ bats caught fire in the first two innings en route to a 12-2 six-inning mercy rule win Saturday at AHS.
Aztec generated eight runs after the first two innings to pull ahead.
AHS (8-5) has won five of its last six games overall, scoring 10-plus runs in three of those games.