Moriarty High School 2017 graduate Elijah Tapia, received a scholarship to play baseball at New Mexico Highlands University. Classmate Santiago Montoya received a scholarship to play football at Ft. Lewis University in Colorado. Both will be participating in next week’s Class 3A-4A North-South All-Star football game in Albuquerque. Photo by G. Demarest.

 

 

Manzano High School 2017 graduate Teddy Mitchell, an East Mountain resident, signing his letter of intent to play baseball at Ridgewater College in Minnesota. Photo courtesy of the Mitchell family.

 

Ger Demarest
Ger Demarest

Ger has been writing and shooting photos of high school sports for The Independent for 15 years. His dedication to youth athletics goes beyond sports reporting. He is past president of East Mountain Little League and works as a baseball umpire. He lives in Edgewood with his family.