Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Academy Enjoys Historic Run.(Final)

Byline: Harold Smith For the Journal


La Cueva Reign Ends at 7 Years

The Albuquerque Academy boys won their first All-City Track and Field Meet in school history Saturday.

At Academy's Richard A. Harper Memorial Stadium, the Chargers dominated the 13-team competition. They defeated runner-up La Cueva, which had won seven straight city titles, 119 1/2-65.

Academy had a number of firsts Saturday.

*Sophomore Cody Harper, nephew of the stadium's namesake, set a meet record in the 800-meter run with a time of 1 minute, 52.37 seconds.

*The Chargers earned seven of the 19 available gold medals, including one in the 400 relay. …

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