WEB EXCLUSIVE: Valencia plows past Belen in VCNB Game of the Week
In the News-Bulletin Game of the Week, the Valencia Jaguars laid claim to first place in District 6-4A Friday night with a stunning 7-0 win over the No. 2 Belen Eagles at Belen High – the program’s first win in Belen since it started playing varsity ball in 2009.
The victory vaults the No. 9 Jags to 4-0 in league play with one game left – a home game against crosstown rivals, No. 4 Las Lunas, next week at Valencia. The Tigers went to 7-2 overall and 3-1 in league with a 49-6 win over Gallup Miyamura in Gallup Friday night. Belen falls to 3-1 in league play and 7-2 overall. The Jags are now 6-3 overall and on a four-game winning streak.
Valencia can win its second district title in three years with a win at home against Los Lunas next Friday night.