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LCPS Spirit Competition


Here are some shots from the LCPS Spirit Competition hosted at Las Cruces High School. There were 19 different teams attending from the southern New Mexico area, including both cheer teams and poms.

I attended to shoot for some clients, and being my first competition, I was a little surprised at the number of people and the amount of energy exuded by the squads. I snuck in some shots of a few of the local schools as well.

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3-5A Boys Tourney Championship


I had a late start to the Oñate v. Las Cruces District 3-5A championship game. With hallway to the gym jam-packed with people and the police/school administration turning people back at the gate, I didn’t make it into the gym until late in the second quarter.

In addition to my late arrival, the game was such a low-scoring affair, there weren’t as many photo opportunities as there were in the last match up between these two teams. Regardless, the bursts of action from the Oñate team, especially Tim Jacobs and Terrel De Rouen, made the game interesting to shoot.

I really enjoyed the energy on both sides of the gym, especially when the Las Cruces “Super Fan” started leading the student section in cheers.

Congrats to Oñate for the big win, and earning the #1 seed in 5A in 2011 NM State Tournament. I expect both Cruces and Oñate to progress deep into the tourney and represent the Las Cruces area well.