Shiprock track & field teams are on track

By Sunnie Clahchischiligi
Navajo Times

SHIPROCK, April 10, 2014

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(Times photos - Sunnie Clahchischiligi)

TOP: Shiprock junior Shawvan Levi leads the pack during the 1,600-meter run. Levi came in first and helped his team to a second- place finish in the Shiprock Quads track and field meet held in Shiprock on April 4.

BOTTOM: Shiprock sophomore Irwin Holiday (second from left) strains for the finish line during the 100-meter dash at the Shiprock Quads track and field meet held April 4 in Shiprock. Holiday placed third in his debut track and field season.




With just five meets under their spikes, the Shiprock boys' and girls' track and field teams are exactly where they want to be.

At their home quads meet held on April 4, the Lady Chieftains placed first with 157.5 points and the boys' team placed second with 109.3.

“I think we are right on track right now,” said Shiprock girls head coach Alice Kinlichee.

“The teams are really coming together.” The Lady Chieftains came in just ahead of Kirtland Central, who placed second with 141.5 points.

Navajo Prep came in third with 42 points and Red Mesa had 25.

For the boys, Kirtland Central led with 153.5 points with Shiprock in second. Navajo Prep placed third with 67, Red Mesa had 35 and Red Valley-Cove had 18.3.

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