Top 25 Athletes: Simon Mount


Simon Mount, Taos High School senior – Mount was a three-sport athlete – running cross-country for coach Bruce Gomez, playing defense on the rink for the Taos Ice Tigers and coach Mark Richert and as one of the designated distance runners for coach Benny Mitchell. Mount’s fifth-place finish in the boys 3,200-meter run helped the Taos Tigers secure a fourth consecutive state title in track and field May 13. Mount also garnered all-district and all-state distinctions in cross-country.