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Organ Mt. boys win second straight district track title

Las Cruces High, Centennial with strong showing in girls side of meet


The Organ Mountain High School boys track team won the team championship and the girls team took fourth at the District 3-5A championship meet at the Field of Dreams Friday, May 6. 

It marked the second straight year the Knight boys won district. 

Alamogordo won the girls team championship. 

The Knights’ James Limon won three individual events—the 100 meters (11.15 seconds), the 200 meters (22.57) and the 400 meters (52.39). 

Other district champions for Organ Mountain included: Jonathan Torres, pole vault (13-6); Brett Bybee, 3,200 meters (10:09.72); Diego Abeyta, shot put (45-5); Nathanyal Chavez, long jump (20-11); and Corbin Coombs, 1,600 meters (4:33.84).  

The Knight boys won the 1,600-meter relay (3:29.19) and the medley relay (3:46.42). 

Centennial High district champs were: Daniel Hernandez, triple jump (43-0) and Dax Rios, 800 meters (2:02.85). 

The Hawk boys also won two relays – 800 meters (1:32.35) and the 400 relay (43.38). 

In the girls competition, Organ Mountain was led by Shaolin Munir, who won the javelin (124-9). 

Centennial’s Agalelei Pili won the discus (121-5) and her sister Aveolela Pili won the shot put (41-0). 

Las Cruces High’s Maija Noopila won the 400 meters (1:03.18). The Bulldawgs also won four relays – 800 relay (1:46.46); the 3,200 relay (10:30.80); the 1,600 relay (4:07.00); and the medley relay (4:26.23). 

Centennial was second in the boys team competition, Las Cruces High was fifth and Mayfield was sixth.  

In the girls team competition, Las Cruces was second, Centennial was third and Mayfield fifth.