Roundup: PV girls, Prep boys win holiday tournaments

The Daily Times Staff

FARMINGTON — San Juan County’s basketball scene came bearing holiday gifts: more tournament hardware.

The Piedra Vista girls topped crosstown rival Farmington 71-46 on Saturday to win the Griego & Sons Holiday Classic in Clovis. Elsewhere, the Navajo Prep boys edged Page, Arizona, 49-48 on Friday to win the Striking Eagle tournament in Albuquerque.

PV (11-2) quickly jumped on the Lady Scorpions (10-2) with a 41-19 halftime lead and didn’t look back. PV wrapped up its eight-game road trip, winning seven of those contests.

Despite trailing 25-14 at halftime, Prep (10-3) stormed back with a 35-23 second-half run. The Eagles have won six straight games.

Kirtland, Prep girls also reach championship games

KC fell 59-35 to t tourney host and 5A power Hobbs in Saturday’s Hobbs Holiday tournament finals, while Prep fell 45-36 to Santa Fe Indian in Friday’s Striking Eagle tournament championship game.

Kirtland Central's Siigrid Lii'bilnaghahi puts up a shot against Ayanna Smith (24) of Hobbs during Saturday's Hobbs Holiday Tournament championship game at Tasker Arena.