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 Not many schools can boast of state crowns in such a wide array of sports. Blue trophies in football, soccer, basketball, volleyball and wrestling? Aztec’s got ’em.

Check out the specifics in the
Roll Call of State Tourney Champs…

 

Wrestling
Aztec pulled off an astounding 11 straight Class 1A-3A state titles between 1990 and 2000. Seven Tigers’ grapplers have won three individual state tournamen championships: Phil Holman (1960-62), David Hines (1981-83), Emory Kaiser (1981-83), Jeremy Stinson (1993-95), Nate McClain (1997-99), Chris Keating (1999-2001) and Lionel Valdez (1999-2001).

Volleyball
1992…A battle between Four Corners schools decides Class 3A as Aztec edges Kirtland Central in five games

1981…Aztec, coached by Carol Winter, grabs first volleyball title for school with a win over Hot Springs in finale

Football
2011…The long wait is over. After four 2nd-place finishes in eight years, Aztec grabs the brass ring in Class 4A by nipping Goddard 28-27 behind the junior backfield combo of QB Adam Lucero and RB Michael Perry
1953…Tigers finish 10-1 for coach Fred Cook and cap season with 21-14 win over Fort Sumner for title

Softball
2005…Softball-mad Four Corners has a new power to deal with. Championship game final: Aztec 2, Farmington 0

Boys Soccer
1991…From Northwest NM, Aztec and Bloomfield crash the soccer party at state with the Tigers winning 2-1 for the crown

Girls Basketball
2007…Standout guard Patricia Malouff and fellow Tigers cap 26-5 season with 52-46 win over Kirtland Central in 4A championship

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