Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

La Cueva Girls, Academy Boys Sprint to Wins.(Sports)

Byline: Harold Smith For the Journal


Lukes, Reidy Are Double Winners

Trading volleys of speed and depth, La Cueva and Albuquerque Academy, the flagships of high school swimming in New Mexico, split Saturday's inaugural Charger Swimming and Diving Invitational.

At Academy's natatorium, the La Cueva girls swam past the runner-up Chargers 139-121 to take a 2-1 meet lead over Academy this season.

Meanwhile, the undefeated Chargers boys sank the second-place Bears 216-79 1/2.

"It's good to go head to head with them," said La Cueva coach Quint Seckler. "It was close all the way around."

The Class 1A-5A championship is Feb. …

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