The Belen Eagles were unable to overcome an error-prone evening on Friday as they fell to the visiting Highland Hornets, 22-7 on homecoming. Read more
There was plenty of action this week for Valencia County high schools and plenty of long bus rides, as well. Here’s a look at how each team fared.
The Valencia Lady Jaguars (3-2) fell to the visiting Santa Fe High School Demons (4-0) on Tuesday in straight sets, 25-11, 25-17, 25-22.
The Los Lunas Boys Soccer team remains undefeated. The Tigers beat Valley High School 4-1 on Tuesday at Los Lunas High School to improve to 7-0 on the season.
ALBUQUERQUE— The Los Lunas Tigers (2-1) easily brushed aside the class 6A Sandia Matadors (1-2) on Friday night at Wilson Stadium, winning 28-3 behind three touchdown passes from senior quarterback Kade Benavidez.
The Belen Eagles volleyball team rolled to a straight-set victory over the Highland Hornets on Thursday at Belen High School, winning 25-13, 25-10, 25-19.
The Valencia County Grinders 13U team were finalists in the USSSA Labor Day Tournament and won the silver ring. Pictured from left to right are Alex Garcia, Leonardo Vega, Seferino Romero, Edwin Chavez, Damacio Carrasco, Alvaro Martinez, JD Serafin, Xzavier Scanland, James O’Hara and Jacob O’Hara.
RIO COMMUNITIES — The Tierra del Sol Ladies Golf Association played numerous Wednesday and Saturday play days throughout the month of August in addition to the popular Grandma’s Tournament and various Ace Day competitions.
ALBUQUERQUE — Valencia finally got an official start to its season on Friday against Highland, but the same issues with consistency that the Jaguars have dealt with during practice proved to be too much to overcome as they fell 24-6 to the Hornets.
The Los Lunas High School Lady Tigers (1-1) lost to Cleveland on Thursday night in four sets (17-25, 17-25, 26-24 and 25-15). Cleveland won the first two sets and was in control for much of the match, save for the third set.