PV girls basketball team blasts Rio Rancho on the road, improves to 13-0 this season

The Daily Times staff
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FARMINGTON — The Piedra Vista Lady Panthers resumed their dominance on the basketball court, blasting Rio Rancho 60-35 on the road today.

Piedra Vista, which is scoring 59.5 points a game and giving up just 35.2 points a game on defense, improved to 13-0 this season. PV is among seven New Mexico basketball programs (boys and girls) that are still unbeaten.

The Lady Panthers will host Aztec at 7 p.m. Monday.

Lady Tiger wrestlers win titles

Aztec’s Makayla Munoz and Princess Altisi both won individual titles in Friday’s Lady Pintos Invitational at Moriarty.

Munoz won back-to-back matches against Moriarty’s Caia Kamplain and Miyamura’s Taniel Espinosa via technical fall to secure the 126-pound title. Altisi pinned Grants’ Kurstain Martinez at the 3:22 mark in the 160-pound championship match.

Aztec girls place third at Rumble in the Jungle hoops tournament

The Lady Tigers edged Rock Point, Arizona 32-25 today at Lillywhite Gym in Aztec.

Aztec (5-6) had a strong weekend on defense, giving up just 30.3 points a game during the tournament.

Aztec boys drop tournament finale

The Tigers couldn’t prolong their momentum on the scoring end, falling 72-40 against Montrose, Colorado today.

Fruita Monument, Colorado, which beat Thoreau 77-49 today, won the boys tournament due to an 11-point advantage over Montrose in head-to-head point differentials.

FHS hoops teams lose games

The Farmington girls couldn’t get things going on the scoring end, falling 50-45 today at Los Alamos. Rio Rancho outscored the Farmington boys 40-18 in the second half, cruising to a 69-44 win today at Scorpion Arena in Farmington.

The FHS girls are now 9-4, while the FHS boys dropped to 5-9.