Area prep teams see first action of the spring
Local prep baseball and softball teams saw action last week and over the weekend with mixed results.
On the baseball diamond, both Los Lunas and Belen finished the weekend strong at their respective out-of town tournaments.
At St. Pius X's Andres Arguello Memorial Tournament, the Tigers went 2-1, beating Bernalillo 7-0 in Saturday's fifth-place game.
Belen went 1-2 at the Artesia Tournament, falling 6-4 in the fifth-place game on Saturday.
Valencia traveled to Farmington Saturday for a double header with the Scorpions, splitting the series with a 6-2 win and a 5-0 loss. See the Scoereboard on Page 10A to see this week's match-ups.
Valencia split their games this week, falling 4-3 to Rio Rancho Wednesday before beating Moriarty 15-0 Friday and Hope Christian 9-0 before falling to Aztec 12-5 Saturday.
Los Lunas beat Atrisco Heritage 6-0 Thursday, but fell to Aztec 12-5 Saturday at Valencia High School.
Belen fell in their only game of the weekend, losing a tough 8-0 decision to Atrisco Heritage in Belen.
See the Scoereboard on Page 10A to see this week's match-ups.