Socorro played host to defending Class 2A champs Tularosa on Dec. 11, and although the Wildcats went home with a 46-41 victory, the Warriors can hang their hats on an impressive performance.
The Lady Warriors basketball team played host to West Las Vegas on Dec. 11, and the Lady Dons walked away with a convincing 47-27 win over Socorro.
The Magdalena boys basketball team was probably in need of a solid challenge after it ran through its first two opponents in the Steer Stampede by a combined score of 131-58. When it ran into Native American Community Academy in the tournament final on Saturday, a challenge is precisely what it got.
In stark contrast to its first two Steer Stampede games on Thursday and Friday, the Magdalena girls basketball team needed every one of the 32 minutes it took to put away Hatch Valley on Saturday night in the tournament final.
If there's one thing the Lady Warriors basketball team can say with full confidence, even this early in the season, is that it definitely has the poise and confidence to play from behind.
The Magdalena boys basketball team opened up its 2012-13 season at the Steer Stampede on Friday afternoon, and it made short work of the Evangel Christian Eagles in the first round of the tournament, beating them 70-30.
After coming off a Nov. 29 win against Tularosa, a Class 2A playoff team from a year ago, the Magdalena girls basketball team built on their early momentum by beating Evangel Christian 95-26 on Thursday evening.
This early in the 2012-13 season the Warriors basketball team is obviously looking to notch a couple of confidence building wins, but for now, the name of the game is gaining experience and growing together as a team before the onset of District 3-3A play on Feb. 4.
The Lady Warriors basketball team kept their early season momentum going on Friday night when they took care of the Bernalillo Spartans at home, 63-48. Socorro gained control in the second quarter with solid perimeter shooting, then simply powered past the visiting Spartans (0-3) to move to 2-0 on the season.
The Warriors basketball team took the court for its first game of the 2012-13 season against Estancia on Thursday, and the visiting Bears did not prove to be kind guests as they beat Socorro 61-54.
The Socorro Lady Warriors basketball team tipped-off the 2012-2013 season on Tuesday night, and they secured their first win of the year with an electrifying come-from-behind victory over Belen.
Socorro head coach Damien Ocampo wasn't too keen on the idea of having to play Academy on consecutive weeks, especially with the rematch coming during the first round of the 2012 playoffs.