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Saturday's District 6-4A Championship Wrestling Meet at Gallup High School was a complete sweep for Valencia County schools, as well as a resounding triumph for Belen, which beat out arch rivals Los Lunas 219.5 to 173.5 to claim first place in the six-team event..
The Los Lunas girls and boys teams placed low in the standings at the District 2 Swim Meet Saturday, but both teams were able to qualify relay squads, ensuring that the Tigers will participate at the State Swim Meet Friday and Saturday at Albuquerque Academy.
The Belen boys had a chance to make the District 6-4A race a little more interesting last week but were unable to complete the comeback at home, losing 67-60 Tuesday night, Feb. 11 to visiting Gallup.
The Valencia girls basketball team experienced a drought Tuesday night against Belen — and the dry spell burned down the Jaguars chances of earning the No. 2 seed in next week's District 6-4A tournament.
The Belen and Valencia wrestling teams finished the final week of the 2013-14 high school wrestling season on a high note.
The Los Lunas boys basketball team moved closer to a No. 1 seed in the upcoming District 6-4A tournament this past weekend with a pair of road wins over county rivals Valencia and Belen.
Coming off an emotional overtime loss to crosstown rivals Los Lunas, the Valencia girls basketball team may have been ripe for the picking.
The showdown between league leaders Los Lunas and Gallup on Tuesday, Jan. 28 was billed as a showdown.
The Valencia girls basketball team paid a lot of attention to Los Lunas' Teige Zeller Tuesday night.
The Belen wrestling team broke a team scoring record at the Cardinal Classic over the weekend, finishing with 302 points and six placers in the Gold Bracket to take second place in the tournament. They finished just behind Piedra Vista at the 25-team tournament at Robertson High School in Las Vegas, N.M.
Back at the beginning of the year, it seemed like there was going to be a big shake-up at the top of District 6-4A in both boys and girls basketball.
The Belen and Los Lunas boys basketball teams were tied 7-7 about five minutes into the first quarter of their game last Thursday night at Los Lunas High School.
The Belen wrestling team triumphed twice this past week at home, setting the stage for a run at the top of the standings in Class 4A in February.
The Los Lunas girls basketball team opened District 6-4A play with a pair of wins last week and added two non-district wins over the weekend, while the Valencia girls rebounded from their district opening loss at Gallup with a win over GHS' crosstown rivals Miyamura, Friday night.
Because of a pair early forfeits, there wasn't much chance that host Valencia would be able to come back against Los Lunas in the two teams' dual match at Valencia High school on Wednesday, Jan 15.
If any team in District 6-4A thought that Los Lunas' four loses this season were an indication that the Tigers may no longer be the favorite for the league title in 2014, they may want to re-think that after Tuesday night.
The Los Lunas and Belen boys basketball teams finished the non-district portion of their schedules with losses last weekend, though the setback didn't harm the Tigers standing in the MaxPreps Class 4A rankings.
In tournament action over the weekend, the Belen and Los Lunas wrestling teams finished in the top five at the Pinto Duals in Moriarty, while Valencia finished 12th at the…[Read more]
The Los Lunas girls swim team's 200-yard freestyle relay team qualified for state Saturday, making the quartet the first qualifier for the NMAA State Swimming Championships, Feb. 21 and 22, at Albuquerque Academy.