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Clovis boys take first in track opener at Lovington


March 18, 2018

LOVINGTON — The long and short of it was Austin Fuentes and the Clovis High boys track team took care of business in its season-opening track meet Friday night.

In Lovington’s version of the Wildcat Relays, it was Clovis’ Wildcats taking the top honors, scoring 120.5 points to edge Hobbs for team honors.

Clovis won the 400, 800 and medley relays, and finished second in hte 1,600 relay, while Fuentes grabbed a first-place finish in both the (11.04) and second in the 3,200 (10:55.14).

The Wildcat boys also got wins from Burgin Foster in pole vault (15-0) and Stephen Acosta in shot put (43-5). Foster also finished second in both hurdling events

Nobody was close to the two Class 6A squads on Friday, with Lovington (59), Lovington (46) and Goddard (40) rounding out the top five.

The Clovis girls, meanwhile, finished in a tie for fifth with Goddard at 38.25 points. Artesia won the meet with 112.75, besting Andrews (91.75) and Hobbs (91.25).

Kianna Chappell nabbed the Clovis girls lone event win, posting a 36-0.05 in the shot put.

The Wildcats resume the season Friday at the Gene Wells Relays in Hobbs.


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