Prep football scoreboard — Sept. 24

Clovis 28, Rio Rancho 7 Texico 33, Gruver, Texas 7 Clovis Christian 48, Hondo 0 Roswell Goddard 42, Portales 0 Elida 56, Valley Christian 43 Melrose 52, Reserve 0 Lake Arthur 52, Dora 0 Texas New Deal 21, Farwell 0 Sundown 62, Bovina 13 Muleshoe 31, Lubbock Roosevelt 7

Texico turns tide to claim 2A title

CNJ Staff Photo: Andy DeLisleTexico coach Mike Littlejohn and the Texico Wolverines celebrate after capturing the Class 2A volleyball championship Saturday in Albuquerque. By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer ALBUQUERQUE — The Texico Wolverines didn’t let a little thing like losing the first game affect them. After all, they’ve been here before. Texico, which reached […]

Texico subdues Estancia

Sophomore Jarysse Harris of Texico goes for a kill against Estancia sophomore Victoria Barner on Thursday at Texico. (CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks) By Eric Butler: CNJ correspondent TEXICO — As the Texico players came back into the gym for Game 5 of a showdown between the top two teams in Class 2A, one Lady […]

PREP VOLLEYBALL NOTES: Texico, Estancia building rivalry

By Jesse Wolfersberger: CNJ staff writer CLASS 2A HEAVYWEIGHTS Texico and Estancia could be starting quite a rivalry. After splitting the first four games, Estancia took the deciding game 15-9 Sept. 6 in Estancia. The loss was Texico’s first of the season. Texico coach Mike Littlejohn said his team learned a lot from the match. […]

Estancia posts win over Lady Spikers

By Eric Butler: CNJ correspondent TEXICO — A pair of teams expected to make a run for the Class 2A state volleyball team hooked up for a battle Tuesday night. And, no surprise here, it took five games to decide things between host Texico and Estancia. In the end, the Lady Bears took a 25-16, […]

Grady going to state; Texico going home

CNJ Staff CNJ Staff ALBUQUERQUE — The Grady Lady Bronchos made things extremely difficult for themselves in the Class 1A Region B tournament at Menaul High School, but still managed to come through with two wins and a spot at the this week’s State Tournament. Grady dropped the first two games of Friday’s semifinal before […]

Friday’s prep football scores

Staff and wire reports Prep Area Mayfield 35, Clovis 0 Melrose 54, Hondo 6 Farwell 27, Plains 13 Morton 34, Bovina 6 Muleshoe 24, Friona 0 Fort Sumner 46, Hagerman 6 State Clayton 19, Questa 6 Deming 33, Fabens, Texas 13 El Paso Bel Air, Texas 13, Alamogordo 7 Hatch Valley 54, Albuquerque Academy 21 […]

New Mexico area district track results

CNJ STAFF District 6-2A meet Saturday at Tucumcari Boys Team standings: 1. Estancia 141; 2. Santa Rosa 88 1/2; 3. Tucumcari 87; 4. Clayton 69; 5. Texico 57 1/2. Field events Long jump: 1. Jorge Aguillon, Clayton 21-2; 2. Nemie Salvador, Tucumcari 19-0; 3. Victor Corral, Estancia 18-8 3/4. 5. Justin Garrison, Texico 18-3 3/4. […]

Texico sweeps Estancia

Texico’s Mindi Roberts drives to the basket past Estancia’s Heather Thomas during the second half Tuesday’s game in Texico. CNJ photo by Eric Kluth. Dave Wagner TEXICO — Estancia and Texico were tied 2-2 after the first minute Tuesday night. After the second minute, the game was all but over. Behind pressure which overwhelmed the […]

Prep volleyball playoff capsules

CNJ Staff Class 2A Region B at Texico Friday’s matches Questa (13-5) vs Texico (17-5), 5 p.m. Coaches: Questa, Jennifer Vialpando, 1st year; Texico, Mike Littlejohn, 25th. Last playoff appearance: Questa, 2002, lost in first round of regionals; Texico, 2002, lost in first round of regionals. How they got here: Questa finished second in District […]

Texico, Fort Sumner take titles

CNJ STAFF TEXICO — Sophomore Lori Richardson had 16 kills and junior Amber Parmer added 12 kills and 10 blocks as Texico erased a nine-point, third-game deficit with 40 of the match’s final 54 points to beat Estancia 25-18, 20-25, 25-22, 25-11 Saturday in the District 6-2A tournament championship at Texico Sports Arena. The Lady […]

Texico wins seeding playoff

CNJ staff SANTA ROSA — Amber Parmer collected 15 kills and 12 blocks and Sissy Loper dished out 43 assists as Texico beat Estancia 25-18, 20-25, 25-12, 24-26, 15-12 in a playoff game for the top seed in this week’s District 6-2A tournament. The teams finished the regular season tied for first. With the win […]