Top Ten XC Girls Teams Returning: #3 Albuquerque Academy

A series counting down the top ten boys and girls cross country teams from around the state of New Mexico in 2019.


Albuquerque Academy

4A Girls

2018 finish: 1st State Champions (31 points)

State titles: 6 (93',05',08',16',17',18')

Top returning runners

Grace Archibeck - State 2018: 6th                     JR        PR: 18:23

Jessica Allen - State 2018: 34th                        SR        PR: 20:15

Katie Giunta - Metro (Open) 2018: 4th              SR        PR: 19:50

Camille Vigil - Metro (Open) 2018: 1st             SR        PR: 20:12

Emma Mclaughlin - Metro (Open): 5th             SO        PR: 20:43

Albuquerque Academy Preview

Defending 4A state champion Chargers lost five seniors to graduation and still hold up as the #3 team returning in 2019. Academy is known for their abundance of quality runners that could fill a varsity roster on any other team. Grace Archibeck leads a team which will have at least five new faces to state contention despite three of which will be seniors. runners 3-7 brand new to varsity scene will have to get familiar fast as the rode to the 2019 4A state championship begins August 31st. The Chargers will need to be at their best if they want to defend against Los Alamos for what would be a 3-peat crown. 

2018 Albuquerque Academy State Championship results

F 5000m1Zoe Hunter1218:56.601
F 5000m5Jane Archibeck1219:29.354
F 5000m6Grace Archibeck1019:31.855
F 5000m7Grace Alley1219:34.256
F 5000m17Lillian Brunacini1220:25.9515
F 5000m20Celeste Martinez1220:40.3518
F 5000m34Jessica Allen1121:32.2031

2018 New Mexico State Cross Country Championship Results