With a fully stocked trophy case as a backdrop, and surrounded by his family and his coaches, Alejandro Salazar puts pen to paper as he commits to run track at Trinidad State College during a signing event at Taos High School May 30. The 2018 grad will be attending the Valley Campus in Alamosa, Colorado and can anticipate a start to the indoor track season in early December. Back row, standing left to right are: Coach Benny Mitchell, Coach Ernie Martinez and Coach Rohm Padilla. Sitting left to right are dad, Tim Salazar, Alejandro Salazar Allison Rose Martinez and mom,
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Wearing the official colors of the Trinidad State Trojans, Alejandro Salazar displays his signed “letter of intent” May 30. Salazar garnered a state championship in the triple jump in 2017, and was top three in the triple jump and the 300-meter hurdles at the New Mexico state track and field championships in 2018, helping the Taos Tigers secure the team title with vital points both years.