Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Pintos Take 3rd At Rio Rancho Meet.(Mountain View)

Byline: Tim Menicutch Journal Staff Writer

New Track To Host Finals on Friday

The Moriarty High girls track and field team appears to be approaching the Class 4A state track and field finals in fine form.

In their final tune-up before Friday's District 4-4A finals at Moriarty's shiny new track, the Lady Pintos finished a solid third at Saturday's Rio Rancho Invitational.

Moriarty scored 89 points, finishing behind only Class 5A rivals Rio Rancho (120) and Gallup (95).

The state finals are May 15-17 in Alamogordo.

"We're running real well right now," said Moriarty coach Joe Bailey, who guided Moriarty to girls state titles in 2001 and 1999. …

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