Sundevils Prepping For Track & Field District Championship

Josh Belmontes. Courtesy Photos from Roman Martinez Jr. & Antoinette Sanchez 

Sundevils Prepping For Track & Field District Championship:
Several Local Athletes Qualified With More Still To Come

ESPAÑOLA — Española Valley High School Track & Field team will travel to Bernalillo this weekend where several Sundevil athletes will compete in the 5(A) District Championships. Five Sundeveil athletes have already qualified for the State Championship, scheduled for May 15-16 in Albuquerque at the UNM Track-Soccer Complex.  The team is hopeful that a few more individuals and relays will qualify this weekend.

The District Championships are at Bernalillo High School and will run Friday and Saturday this weekend. Please see all qualifiers below.

Here are the State Qualifiers to date:

Marcos Flores (167’6” Javelin State Qualifier) Courtesy Photo

Jared Garduno(20’2” – Long Jump Qualifier) Courtesy Photo

DJ Curtis (41’8” – Triple Jump Qualifier) Courtesy Photo

Josh Belmontes (22.84 – 200 meter Dash Qualifier) Courtesy Photo

Alexis Lovato (34’1.5” Shot Put Qualifier) Courtesy Photo

Other great performances:

Nallely Hernandez 100 Hurdles 17.44 (close to qualifying) Courtesy Photo

Aaron Martinez 100 M. Dash and Long Jump (close to qualifying) Courtesy Photo


All images in this article were provided courtesy from Roman Martinez Jr. & Antoinette Sanchez