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Warriors suffer setback

A solid three-game win streak for the Warriors came to a halt Friday night in Socorro as the visiting Silver Colts handed the Warriors a 63-40 District 3-3A loss.

Socorro wins rematch against Ruidoso

Photos by Jonathan Miller/El Defensor Chieftain:  Socorro’s Amanda Saenz pressures Ruidoso’s Lyndsey Saenz at midcourt on Tuesday during the Lady Warriors’ 54-40 win. Saenz had 12 points for Socorro.

It's a plausible claim that nearly every basketball coach understands the importance of peaking at the right time during any given season. The way the Lady Warriors are playing recently, it looks like head coach Marleen Greenwood has her squad playing its best ball heading into the final weeks of the 2012-2013 campaign.

Steers win a wild one over Warriors

The Steers aren't exactly used to being caught up in tight ball games this season. In their 15 wins heading into Friday night's game with To'hajiilee, Magdalena had beaten its opponents by an average of 23 points per game.