Texico boys Class 2A semifinal preview

Class 2A No. 3 Texico vs. No. 1 Penasco 8 a.m. at The Pit Records: Texico 23-5, Penasco 22-7 How they got there: Texico beat Lordsburg 43-32, Pecos 56-21. Penasco beat Escalante 65-54, Bosque Prep 82-60 in the quarterfinals. Lowdown on Texico: After erasing an early 18-point deficit to make it to the Class 2A […]

Girls state semifinals preview

CNJ staff Today Class 2A Semifinals No. 3 Texico vs. No. 2 Navajo Prep 8 a.m. at Santa Ana Star Center Records: Texico 25-4, Navajo Prep 20-1 How they got there: Texico beat Tularosa 47-34 in the round of 16, and defeated Eunice 52-27 in the quarterfinals. Navajo Prep beat Pecos 61-23 in the round […]

State tournament scoreboard

The Associated Press GIRLS Tuesday Class 5A Quarterfinals Clovis 53, Las Cruces 42 Mayfield 58, Hobbs 51 La Cueva 46, Cibola 41 Class 4A Quarterfinals Roswell 49, St. Pius 45 Aztec 68, Los Alamos 38 Academy 52, Moriarty 45 Class 3A Quarterfinals Portales 41, Ruidoso 34 Hope Christian 68, Wingate 59 St. Michael’s 39, Santa […]

ENMU gets two to tennis semifinals

CNJ staff WICHITA FALLS, Texas — Amy Pennell reached the semifinals in both singles and doubles before bowing out in the Lone Star Conference Individual Championships tennis tournament over the weekend, hosted by Midwestern State. Pennell beat Midwestern’s Berkley Peeples 6-2, 6-3 in the No. 5 singles quarterfinals on Friday, but lost to Gabriela del […]

Saturday’s prep football playoffs scores

Saturday’s scores The Associated Press Class 1A Football Championship Fort Sumner 14, Texico 7 Class 2A Football Championship Hatch Valley 54, Tucumcari 7 Class 3A Football Quarterfinals Hot Springs 61, Bloomfield 13 Lovington 28, Socorro 14 Class 4A Football Quarterfinals Artesia 49, Belen 7 Goddard 28, Albuquerque Academy 0 Silver 20, St. Pius 10 Class […]

Texico first in pool at 2A state volleyball tourney

Freedom Newspapers ALBUQUERQUE — Portales in Class 3A and Texico in Class 2A captured first place in state volleyball tournament pool-play competition on Wednesday, setting up today’s eight-team bracket quarterfinals. At La Cueva High School, Portales swept all six of its games — two games to 15 against three pool opponents — to earn the […]

Updated state tournament results

The Associated Press State Basketball Tournament Scores Tuesday GIRLS Class 5A Quarterfinals Clovis 44, Gallup 40 Rio Rancho 41, La Cueva 29 Sandia 47, Los Lunas 39 Mayfield 82, Highland 55 Class 4A Quarterfinals St. Pius 63, Silver 45 Deming 63, Aztec 62 Roswell 67, Los Alamos 51 Kirtland 60, Moriarty 35 Class 2A Quarterfinals […]

Tuesday’s basketball state championship schedule

CNJ staff Tuesday GIRLS Class 5A (The Pit) Quarterfinals Sandia (20-6) vs. Los Lunas (19-9), 9:45 a.m. Rio Rancho (24-3) vs La Cueva (18-7), 1:15 p.m. Mayfield (25-0) vs. Highland (18-10), 4:45 p.m. Clovis (27-0) vs. Gallup (17-10), 8:15 p.m. Class 4A (The Pit) Quarterfinals St. Pius (18-6) vs. Silver (21-8), 8 a.m. Deming (24-4) […]

Clovis gallups to state

By John Eisel: CNJ sports writer The Clovis Lady Wildcats finished the regular season undefeated for the second time in school history. The problem is defending champion Mayfield also finished unbeaten, leaving a newly created seeding committee with the tough decision of choosing the top seed in the eight-team Class 5A girls state basketball tournament. […]

State tournament brackets

CNJ staff Class 5A Girls Quarterfinals at UNM Arena Tuesday Mayfield vs. Highland, 4:45 p.m. Sandia vs. Los Lunas, 9:45 a.m. Rio Rancho vs. La Cueva, 1:15 p.m. Clovis vs. Gallup, 8:15 p.m. Semifinals at UNM Arena Thursday Mayfield/Highland winner vs. Sandia/Los Lunas, 9:45 a.m. Rio Rancho/La Cueva winner vs. Clovis/Gallup, 1:15 p.m. Championship At […]

Jackson falls in quarterfinals

CNJ STAFF ALBUQUERQUE — Recent Clovis High grad Perry Jackson advanced to the quarterfinals of the Sun Country Amateur Match Play Championship at Four Hills Country Club before losing on Friday to defending champion Robert Gonzales of Albuquerque 2&1. After qualifying for round-of-32 match play on Thursday morning, Jackson advanced by defeating Brett Greer 2&1. […]