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Lady Jags have big second half in win

News-Bulletin file photo: Savannah Stump of Valencia, right, tries to get around a defender in a recent game. The Lady Jaguars beat Deming, 55-23, Thursday in the first round of the Al Armendariz Classic at Capital High in Santa Fe. Valencia will play its final game at the tourney Saturday, and will host a 7 p.m. game against Capital on Tuesday.

If basketball players gain offensive confidence from making shots, how do they gain confidence on defense? Shutting out an opponent for an entire quarter should at least help a little. That's what the Valencia High girls did Thursday in the first round of the Al Armendariz Classic in Santa Fe.