The Hagerman Bobcats brought back home another State Title from the 2017 State Track & field championships. The Bobcats scored 70 team points, followed by Logan & Lordsburg, both scoring 54 points. This State Title marks the 14th State Track & Field Championship in school history. The Win also ranks Hagerman at #5 (behind 6A Highland, 6A Albuquerque, 5A Lovington, and 2A Fort Sumner) in the State of New Mexico among all classes 1A-6A for most State championships in Track & Field.
Hagerman’s Martin Flores was the High Point Athlete, scoring 21 points for the Bobcats. Flores captured Gold in the 3200 M. Run (10:15.61), 1600 M. Run (4:47.07), and silver in the 800 M. Run (2:01.86) and in the 4×2 Relay. Other individual State Champions are Logan Franklin in the Discus (128-00) & Isaac Morales in the Javelin (148-8).
State Champion Roster: Andy Arebalos, Justin barker, Jakob Bejarano, Adrian Delacruz, Martin Flores, Logan Franklin, Elijah Garcia, Sebastian Garcia, Chris Herrera, Riley Hestand, Isaac Morales, Osbaldo Najera, Chris Pinon, Victor Quintor, Fernando Saenz, Martin Trevizo, Antonio Velo. Coaches: Alex Morales, Monica Morales, Bill Squire, Sara Bejarano, & Mario Morales.
On the Girls side, the Lady Bobcats placed 4th scoring a total of 40 Points. Paige Hoppes brought back Gold in the women’s 800 M. Run. The medley relay team, which is made up of Esther DelaCruz, Emily Hoppes, Ximena Flores, & Paige Hoppes also took gold in the Medley Relay.
In total, the Hagerman Bobcat teams racked up a total of 71 medals and a State Title. Congratulations Bobcats!
Boys Results: Javelin-Isaac Morales 1st Place, Discus- Logan Franklin 1st Place, Fernando Saenz 2nd Place, Chris Herrera 6th Place, Shot Put- Antonio Velo 5th Place, Long Jump- Osbaldo Najera 6th Place, high Jump- Osbaldo Najera 6th Place, Pole Vault- Logan Franklin 2nd Place, Riley Hestand 5th Place, 100 M. Dash- Sebastian Garcia 4th Place, 800 M. Dash- Marty Flores 2nd Place, Mile-Marty Flores 1st Place, 2Mile-Mary Flores 1st Place, 300 hurdles- Isaac Morales 4th Place, 4×1 Relay- Andy Arebalos, Chris Pinon, Elijah Garcia, Victor Quintor 4th place. 4×2 Relay- Isaac Morales, Chris Pinon, Andy Arebalos, Marty Flores 2nd Place. Medley Relay- Isaac Morales, Chris Pinon, Elijah Garcia, Andy Arebalos 5thPlace.
Girl State Results: Triple Jump- Bethaney Barela 4th, Justine Rodriguez 5th. 400 M Dash- Emily Hoppes 5th, 800 M. Run- Paige Hoppes 1st, Cerria Lucero 6th. Mile- Cerria Lucero 4th. 2Mile- Cerria Lucero 5th. Medley Relay- Bethaney Barela, Esther DelaCruz, Ximena Flores, Paige Hoppes 1st. 4×1 Relay- Barela, DelaCruz, Linda Barraza, Rodriguez 2nd. 4×2 Relay- Barela, E.Hoppes, Barraza, Delacruz 6th. 4×4 Relay- DelaCruz, P. Hoppes, E. Hoppes, Flores 6th.