2020–2021 District/State/APIAL Athlete Recognition

Even with the peculiarities and challenges of this 2020–2021 school year, we still saw many athletic achievements. Here’s a recap of district, state, and APIAL (Albuquerque Parochial Independent Athletic League) recognitions received by Bobcat teams and individual athletes.
 
Fall Athletics Recap
US Boys Cross-Country
Taylor Q. ‘21 qualified for state and finished 16th at the state meet.
 
US Girls Cross-Country: Placed 3rd in the State, 2nd in the District
Ella ‘22 placed in the top 10, finishing 10th at the state meet—the best finish by a Bosque School cross-country runner in school history. 
Alana ‘25,  Eliot ‘24, Ella ‘22, Gwen ‘22, and Hannelore ‘21 earned a 3rd green trophy (2007, 2013) for Bosque School.
 
US Boys Soccer: State and District Runner-Up Champions
The highlight of their season was going to Roswell and coming from behind to win a tough match against New Mexico Military Institute in the state semi-final game.
District and State First Team:  Evan ‘21, Paolo ‘22, Davis ‘22, and Levi ‘22
District and State Second Team:  Jacob S. ‘21, Cristian ‘22, Emiliano ‘22, Myles ‘24, Freddie ‘24, and Sam ‘24
 
US Girls Soccer: District Champions, 5th in the State
Ten girls were selected for the all-district team—the most in our school’s history.
Abby S. ‘21 was selected as “Player of the Year”—a first for Bosque School.
District First Team: Abby S. ‘21, Bella ‘21, Raila ‘22, Campbell ‘23, Aviva ‘21
District Second Team: Abby U. ‘21, Allison ‘23, Zoe ‘24
District Honorable Mention:  Lillie ‘24, Ophelia ‘24
 
Winter Athletics Recap
US Boys Basketball: District Runner-Up Champions, 9th in the State
District First Team: Wyatt ‘21, Finn ‘21, Anthony ‘22
District Second Team: Everett ‘22, Cooper ‘24
Anthony Sanchez tied Bosque School’s school record for the most three-pointers made in one game when he made ten three-pointers against Cuba on April 21. Anthony also led the team averaging 17 points, four rebounds, and three assists per game—shooting 59% from the three.
 
US Girls Basketball: 4th in the District
We worked on rebuilding the team this year with four 8th graders on the varsity team. Seniors—Mya, Jordyn, and Claire—served as captains.
 
US Swimming
In this challenging, non-competitive season, the team overcame the initial lack-of-venue obstacle to set themselves up nicely for next year. A positive team dynamic was exhibited at an inspirational intrasquad meet that ended the season. 
 
Spring Athletics Recap
US Girls Lacrosse
With only a five-game schedule and one fantastic win at senior night, the girls never gave up and had a great attitude. First-year coach and alum, Isabella Twocrow ‘19, kept the enthusiasm high by welcoming newcomers, including four 8th graders, and inspiring the five seniors who had all previously played.
Senior Co-Captains: Hannelore ‘21, Victoria ‘21, Abella ‘21
Leading Scorers: Victoria ‘21, Gwen ‘22
Defensive Leaders: Hannelore ‘21, Tate ‘23
 
US Golf
To be updated after the season ends.
 
US Tennis
To be updated after the season ends.
 
US Track & Field
To be updated after the season ends.
 
Bosque School Student Athletes Playing in College
Florian ‘21: Dickinson College- Tennis
Kate ‘21: Trinity University- Track and Field
Jackson ‘21: California State University, Long Beach- Water Polo
Abby S. ‘21: Trinity University- Soccer
 
APIAL 2020-2021
MS Cross Country: APIAL Champions (Boys and Girls) 
Record number of boys and girls with 48 harriers
Boys Championship Team: Sean ‘25, Simon ‘25, Mason ‘25, Solomon ‘25, Silas ‘25
Girls Championship Team: Ava ‘25, Alana ‘25, Kate ‘25, Ainsley ‘25, Isabel ‘25
 
MS Golf: APIAL Runner-Up Champions
Record number of boys and girls with 14 golfers (many of them brand new to the sport of golf) and the first-ever girls middle school team. We had 6th, 7th, and 8th grade boys teams for the first time in school history.
Angelo ‘26 shot 36 in the finals to become the APIAL Individual Champion, another first in our school’s history.
 
MS Volleyball: APIAL Champions (8th Grade)
The 8th grade team went undefeated and brought home the first-ever middle school championship in the history of the school. The 7th grade team finished in 3rd place; the 6th grade team finished in 5th place.
 
MS Basketball: APIAL Champions (6th Grade)
The 6th grade team went undefeated and brought home a MS championship. The 7th and 8th grade teams finished 4th in the league.
Girls were allowed to play in the boys league because there was not a competitive girls league due to COVID-19, which limited the number of sports. Bosque School was the only school to have girls play on boys teams: Mariah ‘26, Cheyenne ‘26, and Rose ‘26 were starters on the 7th grade team.
 
MS Track & Field (Boys): APIAL Champions
Mateo ’26: Shot Put Champion (22.02); Discus 2nd place (68.04)
Solomon ‘25: 100-Meter Hurdles Champion (18.81)
 
MS Track & Field (Girls): APIAL 3rd Place Champions
Adelyn ‘26: 1600 Meter and 800 Meter Champion (6:08 and 2:43, respectively)
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