Manuel Silva, a senior at West Las Vegas, recently captured high-point athlete honors in the Fort Sumner Fox and Vixen Relays.
Silva accumulated 25 points in various throwing events. He took first place in the shot put with a toss of 42 feet, 5 inches, and won the javelin with a 120-6.5. Additionally, he threw the discus 100 feet even, good for third place among large-school competitors. He also was runner-up in the 400-meter dash in 57.73 seconds.
As a team, West had 112.5 team points in the large-school boys’ standings, second to Hope Christian (199.5).