Whiteface knocks off defending champ Texico

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Texico’s Daniel Schueler grabs a rebound from Whiteface’s Joe Don Wilcox during the second half of Friday’s semi-final game in the Farwell Invitational Basketball Tournament (CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer FARWELL — For the first time in four years, there’ll be a new boys champion in the Farwell Invitational. […]

Weekend prep basketball summaries

CNJ STAFF Saturday Boys Santa Rosa 49, Fort Sumner 33 Santa Rosa — Eric Sandoval 8 4-4 25, Tomas Gonzales 6 0-0 12, Joey Urban 2 2-2 6, Joaquin Gonzales 2 0-1 4, Jorge Cruz 1 0-0 2. Totals 19 6-7 49. Fort Sumner (4-6) — Ross Cortese 3 6-11 12, Tim Segura 2 5-6 […]

Thursday area prep summaries

CNJ STAFF Prep summaries Thursday Boys Capital City Invitational First round Clovis 60, St. Michael’s 33 Clovis (7-0) — Bud Willis 9 0-0 18, Tizrick Phillips 0 0-0 0, Zac Watters 3 2-2 8, Jacob Jones 0 0-0 0, Elliott Hita 0 0-1 0, John Props 1 0-0 3, Justin Pinckney 7 0-0 15, Dominique […]

Texico stumbles into semifinals

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Texico senior Bryce Bailey goes up for a shot from the lane during Thursday’s game against Whiteface in the Farwell Invitational. Photo by Rick White By Rick White FARWELL — After a slow start, Texico scored two touchdowns in the third quarter and … oops, wrong sport. After a slow start, Texico solved Whiteface’s zone […]

Farwell feels at home in title game

By Dave Wagner If form holds, the Farwell Steers are likely to be playing in Saturday’s boys championship game of the Farwell Invitational for the fourth time in coach Kirk Saul’s five years at the school. Farwell (5-2) takes on a struggling Elida squad at 8:30 p.m. (CST) today in the last of eight boys […]