Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Tigers Finish Strong.

Byline: James Yodice Journal Staff Writer

Girls 6th at State Cross Country Meet

Before the 2000 cross country season, Los Lunas head coach Larry Padilla said he was more enthusiastic than ever about the state of the Tigers' program.

Now that the season is over, he was proved right.

The Los Lunas girls were a strong sixth on Saturday at the state meet at Red Rock State Park, getting a 13th-place finish from junior Tracy Ulibarri, a 21st from freshman Maria Liot and a 32nd from freshman Gina Cherne.

Gallup, Eldorado, La Cueva, Rio Rancho and Cibola were the top five teams. Los Lunas edged Manzano by three points, 174-177, for sixth place. …

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