Hayley Torres, a 2018 graduate of Los Lunas High School, has signed to play for the University of New Mexico Volleyball team, the program announced in a release.

The Los Lunas wrestling team is coming off of a very successful week, kicking it off with a 64-6 duals win over Valencia at VHS on Wednesday before claiming first place at the Bernalillo Duels on Saturday.

There was plenty of hoops action over the holiday season as Valencia County teams prepare for the start of district play later this month. Here’s a look at how the girls teams fared in that stretch.

With the year having come to a close, it’s time to take a look back at some of Valencia County’s biggest sports stories from 2019.

BELEN— The Belen boys basketball team earned a fourth place finish at the Hub City Tournament this past weekend, going 1-2 with a win over Pojoaque Valley in the opener before losses to Rio Grande High School and El Paso Hanks High School in the semifinal and third place games.

The Women’s Golf Association concluded its 2019 season with a delicious Christmas luncheon on Saturday, Dec. 15. Installation of incoming officers was conducted, and various awards for the season were given out.

The New Mexico Activities Association voted unanimously to approve the classifications and districts for the 2020-2022 block last Wednesday, which will bring with it some major changes to Valencia County Preps.

The Los Lunas boys soccer team, seen here in action against Sandia Prep in August, will see defending 5A champion Albuquerque High twice a year following a bump in classification. 

The Belen High School boys and girls basketball team were blown out on both ends of a doubleheader at Valley High School on Tuesday night. In the girls game which came first, the Eagles fell by a score of 67-32.

Los Lunas High School boys soccer coach Eric Chavez has been named as the New Mexico Coach of the year by the United Soccer Coaches Association.