Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Cross Country Teams Show Steady Progress.

Byline: Brian Tregembo For The Journal

Los Lunas Girls Take Third in Tournament

Sandia's boys and Moriarty's girls might have come out on top at the Los Lunas Cross Country Invitational on Saturday morning, but Los Lunas and Belen are looking at the big picture.

"We're sitting pretty with all the other district teams," said Tigers' head coach Larry Padilla.

Los Lunas' girls team, which finished third overall, has now beaten every team in District 3AAAAA, while the boys have handled every district opponent except Alamogordo, a team the Tigers are creeping up on. After finishing 46 points behind Alamogordo at the Belen invitational the previous weekend, Los Lunas closed that gap to 16 points, finishing fifth overall on the 3. …

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