Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Lady Pintos Earn 3rd Place at State Cross Country.(Sports)

Byline: Journal Staff Report

*Trophy marks fourth consecutive year of top-notch competition

There's certainly something to be said for consistency.

And the Moriarty High girls cross country team has been a gem of consistency for four years running.

In Saturday's Class AAAA state championships at Red Rock State Park in Gallup, the Lady Pintos brought home a state trophy for the fourth consecutive year when they finished third.

The state meet was captured by Los Alamos (43 points), followed by Albuquerque Academy (73). Moriarty checked in third with 97 points, edging Taos (102).

"We were one of the favorites, but we fell just a bit short," said Moriarty head coach Raul Alvarez. …

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