Warriors, Lady Warriors have mixed results at Hope Christian Tournament

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Albuquerque
The Warriors kicked off the Hope Christian Tournament with a close win, 56 – 54, against the Bloomfield Bobcats on Jan. 16 in Albuquerque, but followed up with losses to Hope Christian and Lovington.

The Warriors started with a strong game against Bloomfield, but lost ground in the fourth quarter after some missed shots and turnovers. The game was heavy in fouls on both sides.

Susann Mikkelson/ El Defensor Chieftain: Socorro Warriors No 2, Dennis Woods shifts to defense after a Bloomfield rebound of a Warrior missed shot. The Warriors pulled out a close win against Bloomfield during the Hope Christian basketball tournament in Albuquerque last weekend, with a final score of 56 - 54.

The Lady Warriors started the girls tournament up against Hope Christian, who out sized and out matched the Ladies, resulting in a loss of 33 – 67. The Ladies came around with a solid win against Bloomfield 55 – 38, but ended the tournament with a loss to West Las Vegas on Saturday.
The Lady Warriors traveled back to Albuquerque on Tuesday night to face Sandia Prep. They lost that game 39 – 57.

The Warriors will host Ruidoso at home today starting at 4 p.m.
The Lady Warriors go on the road again on Friday, traveling to Estancia for games beginning at 5 p.m.