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Sports roundup - week of April 4

Taos, Peñasco and Questa

By Sheila Miller
sports@taosnews.com
Posted 4/3/19

Taos Baseball: The Tigers went 1-2 in their tournament weekend, losing to St. Michael's, beating Portales 8-7 in an eighth inning and losing to Robertson. On Saturday …

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Sports roundup - week of April 4

Taos, Peñasco and Questa

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Taos

Baseball

The Tigers went 1-2 in their tournament weekend, losing to St. Michael's, beating Portales 8-7 in an eighth inning and losing to Robertson.

On Saturday (April 6) the Tigers host the Pojoaque Elks for an 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. double-header, and Tuesday (April 9) they travel to Moriarty for a 4 p.m. game.

Softball

The Lady Tigers had a busy three days March 28-30 for the Kristen Griego Tournament. After losses to Roswell and Los Alamos, they came out on the underside of a 24-21 game with Kirtland Central. On Wednesday (April 3) after this section went to press, the Lady Tigers hosted Santa Fe High School.

Saturday (April 6) the Lady Tigers host the Pojoaque Elkettes for an 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. double-header and Tuesday (April 9) they travel to Moriarty for a 4 p.m. game.

Questa

Baseball

The Wildcats lost 19-1 in Clayton Tuesday (March 26). No score has yet been reported for their March 28 game with Mesa Vista. For more on their double-header in Peñasco on Tuesday (April 2), see Panthers Play Questa on page B2.

They travel to Tierra Encantanda on Monday (April 8) for a 4 p.m. game and host Mesa Vista for a 3 p.m./5 p.m. double-header Thursday (April 11).

Track

The Questa Wildcats next run in Cimarron on Saturday (April 6).

Peñasco

Baseball

The game with the Mora Rangers, the defending state champions, was rescheduled for Monday (March 25) at 4 p.m. in Peñasco. Mora won 19-1.

The Panthers tied Desert Academy 7-7 at home Tuesday (March 26).

On Thursday (March 28) they lost 18-2 to Tierra Encantada at Franklin Miles. On Monday (April 1) they played a double-header with Jemez Valley in Peñasco. Results were not available at press time. The Panthers will be right back at it on Tuesday (April 2), hosting the Questa Wildcats for another double-header (see Panthers Play Questa on B2).

Next week, fans have an incredible six opportunities to watch the Panthers play.

The Panthers host Tierra Encantada on Thursday (April 4) at 4 p.m. They travel to Desert Academy Tuesday (April 9) for a 4:30 game and they host Mora Thursday (April 11) at 4 p.m.

Track

The Panthers track team had their first meet of the season in West Las Vegas on Saturday (March 30), where they competed mostly with larger schools.

Peñasco

Boys Track

Freshman Gilbert Valdez finished third in his heat and 11th overall in the 800-meter run. He also nabbed an 11th-place finish in the 1600 with a time of 5:12.8. His 11:05.59, seventh-place finish in the 3200 meters was just one place away from a team point at a meet filled mostly with larger schools. In field events, Danny Equibel threw the shot put 31 feet 11 inches, finishing 14th among 57 throwers.

Peñasco

Girls Track

A solid number of Peñasco runners ran in the 100-meter dash. Carly Gonzales finished ninth in the 800 meters in 2:47.69 and 10th in the 1600 meters with a time of 6:23.03.

The Peñasco Panthers next run in Cimarron Saturday (April 6).

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