The Socorro Warrior baseball team easily beat the Magdalena Steers in two games last Tuesday 12-1 and 9-3 in cold and windy conditions at the Warrior Diamond.
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The University of New Mexico captured the Rio Grande Rugby Football Union 2013-2014 collegiate championship on a blustery Saturday with a 19-5 victory over New Mexico Tech in Socorro. The triumph capped the Lobos' undefeated run through six round robin matches since last September against RGRFU members University of Texas at El Paso, New Mexico State University, and NM Tech. Runners-up New Mexico Tech – 3-3 through the round robin schedule – scored an 8-7 opening round win over New Mexico State while UNM dispatched UTEP 29-0 to advance to the late afternoon championship. Third place NMSU relegated UTEP to the wooden spoon with a 33-8 drubbing.
Another successful season of adult basketball concluded March 24 with X-Factor taking the end of the season tournament, with a score of 84-66 against Los Originals.
The Socorro High School boy's golf team cruised to a four-shot victory over the Clovis Wildcats, as well as six other teams, at the Great 8 Invitational in Ruidoso last Friday.
Three players of the Socorro Warrior basketball team were selected to the 3A all-district tournament team, and one player was designated as honorable mention.
The New Mexico Tech Rugby Club will cap its 40-year anniversary by hosting the Rio Grande Rugby Football Union Collegiate Championship April 5.
Wind gusts were up to forty-five mile per hour.
The Lady Warriors demonstrated that they were a team to be reckoned with this past weekend in Laguna as they took 3rd place out of six teams. They lost to Reheboth 20-10, but came back and beat Laguna Acoma 18-5. Jaedyn Gutierrez and Hope Moses were honored on the all tournament team.
The New Mexico Rodeo Association Membership Drive Rodeo will be held this Friday and Saturday, March 29 and 30, at the Socorro County Fairgrounds.
The Socorro Lady Warriors golf team won the Serry Invitational Golf Tournament by a whopping 96 shots. The tournament, hosted at the Tech golf course, took place March 16 and 17.
The Socorro High School boy's golf team overcame a one-shot deficit from the first day of competition and dusted the field by 18 shots in the Seery Invitational Golf Tournament, hosted by the New Mexico Tech Golf Course.
It was a battle of the birds last Friday, when the Quemado Eagles faced the number-one ranked Hondo Eagles in the Class B championship game at The Pit in Albuquerque.
New Mexico Tech's men's rugby club took over second place in the Rio Grande Rugby Union collegiate championship race Saturday with a 45-7 win over New Mexico State University in Las Cruces. The victory avenged a 38 – 22 loss to the Chiles in Socorro on September 21 of last year. It was the final match for both teams in a round-robin series also including the University of New Mexico and the University of Texas at El Paso, in which teams play each other twice during the 2013-2014 school term. UNM and UTEP will complete the series in El Paso on March 22, with the undefeated Lobos overwhelming favorites to beat the 1-4 Miners and gain number one seeding in the Rio Grande championship tournament to be held on the New Mexico Tech campus April 5.
The five senior players took the floor one last time in Lovington in post-season play for the first round of the state tournament. The girls played a very physical game, but the second-seeded Wildcats proved to be too much for the Lady Warriors, who lost 67 – 34.
The Quemado Eagles have had a mixed season against their district rival, the Carrizozo Grizzlies. Going into their last regular season game, they were 1-1 against each other, and were up for an upset, when the Grizzlies beat them, seeding them second in their district for the playoff.
The first game of the softball season against Espanola brought a challenge of finding the right combination on the field due to the missing basketball players because of post-season play. Additionally, Coach Sandoval is still searching for a starting pitcher from her lineup. Nevertheless, the Sundevils beat the Lady Warriors 22 – 6 in the first game and 17 – 4 in the second game.
The Magdalena Lady Steers fought to the end in Tuesday night's quarterfinals game against the Logan Longhorns, but couldn't pull out the win, losing 58 – 63 on the court at Bernalillo High School.
Magdalena takes districts; hosts first rounds – Steers rock a sold-out crowd with District win Saturday night
The Magdalena Steers played to a sold-out crowd last Saturday night for the 1A District 2 championship game, and didn't disappoint, beating To'hajiilee 72 – 56 and securing the district trophy.