By Arnie Leshin
Meet director Peter Graham expects approximately 20 schools to compete in Saturday’s annual Capital City track and field meet held at Santa Fe High.
Graham, an elite runner back in his day at Adams State in Alamosa, Col., is the long-time head coach of the Demons and Demonettes programs who will host the events scheduled to start at 9 a.m.
Along with Santa Fe High, other schools from the Santa Fe area that turned in their entry lists are Academy of Technology and The Classics, Capital, Desert Academy, Santa Fe Indian School, Santa Fe Prep, St. Michael’s, and Santa Fe Waldorf Charter School.
Other nearby schools expected are Pojoaque Valley, Espanola Valley, and Pecos. From the north will come Taos and Raton. From the south will come Albuquerque schools Cottonwood Classical, Oak Grove, and Bosque Charter School. Also from the south are Laguna-Acoma, East Mountain and Santa Rosa. From the west, Gallup is expected.
From the girl’s field, some of the better teams figure to be Taos, Pecos, ATC, Cottonwood Classical, St. Michael’s, and Santa Fe Prep. The leading boy’s entries include the Horsemen, the Griffins, Laguna-Acoma, and Gallup.