Trujillo, Wright eliminated at state

CNJ staff

ALBUQUERQUE — Clovis’ Heather Trujiilo and Marlon Wright were eliminated Friday in the first round of the Class 5A state tennis tournament.

Unseeded Amanda Kane of Onate knocked off the eighth-seeded Trujillo 6-4, 6-4.

Trujillo, and eighth-grader, qualified for state by finishing second in the District 4-5A tournament.

Meanwhile, No. 8 seed Mark Klett of Las Cruces downed Wright 6-0, 6-0.

Wright, a senior, finished third in the district tournament.

Trujillo and Wright were making their first state appearances.