Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Lady Pinto Runners Take 1st.(Sports)

Byline: Tim Menicutch Journal Staff Writer

Team Makes Up For Missing Teammates

Moriarty High track and field coach Joe Bailey wasn't sure what to expect at Saturday's Roswell Invitational at Roswell High.

"I didn't know how good the competition was going to be," said Bailey. "Once we got there, I found out it was a much tougher meet than I thought it would be."

Still, the quality of competition did nothing to hinder the Moriarty girls. The Lady Pintos, despite missing several of their top athletes, pulled out the team title.

Moriarty, one of the favorites for the state Class 4A team title in May, scored 108 points to upend second-place Carlsbad, a Class 5A school, with 92 points. …

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