Aztec Tigers win District 1-4A wrestling duals in dominating fashion
FARMINGTON — The Aztec Tigers’ road to a potential three-peat at the state wrestling championships continued with another strong showing on Saturday.
Aztec won the District 1-4A duals competition at Kirtland Central, beating all five foes in Kirtland, Bloomfield, Shiprock, Gallup and Miyamura.
The Tigers outscored the competition by a combined 354-42.
Bloomfield and Kirtland took second and third, respectively. BHS beat KC 39-36 for second place.
The District 1-4A individual qualifier tournament will be held at 10 a.m. Feb. 15 at Bloomfield.
The top three teams in the district will be among 14 automatic bids to state. The final two spots in 4A will be wild card berths.
PV wrestling victorious
The Panthers crushed Farmington 47-10 in Friday's District 2-5A duals at Scorpion Arena in Farmington.
PV’s now 10-0 in duals competition this year.
The District 2-5A individual qualifier championships will be at 9 a.m. Feb. 15 at West Mesa.
PV girls, Bloomfield girls still unbeaten in district basketball
The PV girls pulled ahead in the second half to top Eldorado 53-36 Saturday in Albuquerque, while the Bloomfield girls continued their recent dominance on defense to win 47-38 Saturday at Shiprock.
Lanae Billy reached 1,000 career points scored in PV’s win.
PV’s now 22-1, 5-0 in District 2-5A. Bloomfield improved to 12-10, 6-0 in District 1-4A.
PV will host West Mesa at 7 p.m. Tuesday, while Bloomfield will play at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Aztec.
Kirtland girls bounce back with key win at Gallup
The Lady Broncos won Saturday's District 1-4A basketball game, 51-37.
Kirtland (16-5, 5-1) will host Shiprock (8-14, 2-4) at 7 p.m. Thursday.
FHS boys and girls, PV boys drop district games
The Farmington boys lost 69-44 to La Cueva Saturday at Scorpion Arena in Farmington, while the FHS girls lost 68-51 today at La Cueva.
The Panthers fell 79-57 against Eldorado Saturday at Jerry A. Conner Fieldhouse in Farmington.
Aztec girls still winless in District 1-4A hoops
The Lady Tigers couldn't withstand a late rally by Miyamura, falling 36-32 Saturday at Lillywhite Gym in Aztec.
Miyamura pulled ahead on a 20-11 run in the fourth quarter. Aztec's now 5-17, 0-6 in district.
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