Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Class 1A Teams Chasing Foxes Today.(Final)

Byline: Harold Smith For the Journal


Huskies Hold Slim 2A Lead

Who would have guessed that Fort Sumner boys track-and-field coach Mario Martinez could be calm can one dare to say laid back at a state meet?

The 11th-year coach has guided his Foxes to a few track titles in his time. In the past, he paced, he worried.

But not Friday during the first day of the Class 1A boys competition in the small-school state championships at the University of New Mexico track stadium.

"The boys were first in every event except the 200," Martinez said just prior to the running of the 1,600-meter relay, the last event Friday. …

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