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State, district honors for area athletes

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WLV’s Aragon, Archibeque named to North lineup

By Dave Kavanaugh

A number of Las Vegas-area athletes have been recognized with their selection to all-district, all-state and North-South All-Star teams for baseball and softball.

CLASS 3A BASEBALL

West Las Vegas seniors Nicholas Aragon and Corey Archibeque have been named to the Class 3A North baseball team.

The North-South All-Star baseball game will be played June 10-11 in Socorro. Selection to the North-South teams is limited to top players from that year’s graduating high school class.

Aragon, a Dons pitcher and fielder, and Archibeque, an infielder, also were named to the All-District 2-3A team released this past week.

Robertson’s Antonio Arguello, Luke Aragon and Ryan Tafoya represent the district runner-up Cardinals on the all-district lineup.

Rounding out the all-district selections are Derrick Valdez, George Marquez, Jarrod Aragon, Blake Washburn and Thomas Hattaway from 2-3A champion Raton; and Alejandro Rodriguez and Noah Romero from Taos.

CLASS 2A SOFTBALL

Also announced this past week, Mora pitcher Aubrey Rubin, third baseman Brianna Abeyta, shortstop D.J. Chavez and left fielder Alex Nieto-Medina joined Pecos second baseman Vivian Valencia, shortstop Miranda Gonzales and right fielder Ida Valencia on the all-state softball team.

Mora’s Abeyta, Chavez, Nieto-Medina and Chavez and Pecos’ Alexis  C de Baca, Gonzales and the Valencia girls were area representatives on the all-District 2-2A squad.

Also on the all-district team: Mc Curdy’s Jacqueline Maestas, Alannah Sanchez, Marisa Griego, Vicky Castillo; and Jemez Valley’s Kailainia Waquie, Julie Pecos, Brianna Chinana, Jesirae Lucero and Tyanna Toya.

Jemez’s Waquie, Chinana, Toya and Pecos and McCurdy’s Griego, Castillo and Sanchez all made the all-state team as well.