Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

After a Slow Start, Bears Race to City Title.(Final)

Byline: Cary L. Tyler For the Journal


La Cueva overcame a rough preliminary round with strong efforts in the finals Saturday to hold off Eldorado and capture the girls All-City Track and Field Meet at Albuquerque Academy.

The Bears scored 86 1/2 points, while Eldorado had 76. Academy squeaked past Cibola for third place with 62 points.

"(Friday) we had a terrible day," said La Cueva coach Jim Ciccarello. "Today, we literally ran ourselves back into contention."

Ciccarello's team got first-place efforts from the 400-meter and medley relay teams, and from Whitney Hughes, who captured the 100 dash in 12.53 seconds. …

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