Area Basketball Scores
By ROBERT A NARANJO
EVHS Sundevils Win Basketball Season Opener
Beat Gallup Bengals, 64-49
The Espanola Valley Sundevils, (1-O), basketball team won their season opener against the Gallup Bengals, (O-1), 64-49. The Sundevils were down at the Half, 22-25. In the third Quarter the Sundevils came out firing and put up 24 points. That was more than they did in the entire first half. Gallup could only muster up 12 points in the third and 12 more in the fourth Quarter to the Sundevils 17 resulting in a 15 point margin of victory for the Sundevils. The Sundevils were paced by Uriah Arellano’s 29 points, who shot the lights out ending up with just five points under half of the Sundevils total score. The Gallup Bengals were led by Shawn Bedkeetis’ 15 points. The Sundevils had six 3-point field goals to Gallup’s four. No Sundevil fouled out of the contest.
Mesa Vista Trojans Beat Menaul Comfortably, Chalks Up First Win
Beat Menaul 62-45,
The Mesa Vista Trojans (1-O) led at the end of all four Quarters and took a comfortable 62-45 victory over the Menaul Panthers (O-1). Mesa Vista had two players in double figures, Isaac Baldonado with 18, and teammate, Erik Gutierrez, with 14. Menaul was led by Michael Ou’s 26 points which accounted for more than half of Menaul’s total output. Mesa Vista had five 3-point long-range bombers that totaled just under 25% of their score.
Pojoaque plays @Socorro on Nov. 28. The C-team game starts at 2 pm.
McCurdy beat Monte del Sol 68-43 on 11/16, Lady Bobcats beat MDS also, 56-16 @MDS.