February 7, 2023
Tiger boys, Jaguar ladies take dwelling hoop {hardware}

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Valencia Excessive Faculty celebrates its Capital Metropolis Match title.

The vacation event season has began with a number of space highschool basketball groups having fun with success.

The Los Lunas boys survived a number of shut video games to remain unbeaten and win the Artesia event. Jalin Holland, Period Visitor and Geleio Griego had been All-Match alternatives.

The 6-1 Valencia ladies additionally introduced dwelling a championship on the Capital Metropolis Match in Santa Fe.

Azalia Malizia was named Capital Metropolis MVP

The Jaguars defeated Rio Rancho and Valley earlier than downing Cleveland in extra time for the title.

Azalia Malizia was named the event’s Most Beneficial Participant, whereas Jaiden Montogomery and Jadyn Montoya joined her on the All-Match staff.

Comfort honors went to the Belen Eagles on the Hatch event.

A comfort bracket championship on the Hatch Purple or Inexperienced Match was captured by the Belen ladies.

Maesyn Lopez was chosen to the All-Match staff, and Jaelynn Bob was named Prime Offensive Participant.

The Girl Eagles enhance to 3-1 after profitable only one sport final season.

In different event motion, the BHS boys went winless within the Solar Satan Invitational at Sandia Prep, whereas the Valencia boys had been 1-2 on the Capital Metropolis Match. The LLHS ladies fell on the street at Eldorado and Sandia final week.

On Tuesday, each the Los Lunas and Valencia boys misplaced at dwelling.  The Tigers dropped from the unbeaten ranks after a 62-59 extra time loss to Atrisco Heritage, whereas VHS misplaced in double-overtime to Las Vegas Robertson, 82-77.  The LLHS ladies are nonetheless searching for their first victory after a 58-29 setback at Atrisco Heritage.

Mike Powers spent greater than 40 years as a tv information and sports activities anchor, principally within the Albuquerque market. He has gained quite a few awards together with New Mexico Sportscaster of the Yr. He covers a variety of sports activities, together with the Valencia County prep scene.