Breaking News: EVHS Sundevils Squeak Past Bernalillo Into Semifinals
Another nail biter at the State Tournament as the Española Sundevils boys narrowly defeated the Bernalillo Spartans 50-49.
It was a rollercoaster of a game as Española repeatedly took command, running up the score but the Spartans repeatedly answered and came back.
At one point in the third quarter Española was up by 14 point, but Bernalillo was able to rally and catch up. In the fourth quarter Española pulled ahead by 8 points, but the Spartans caught up and actually briefly took the lead.
In the end, Senior Marcos Flores sank two free throws with 7.7 seconds left in the game to give the Española Valley Sundevils a 50-49 win over the Bernalillo Spartans in the quarterfinals of the Class 5A state basketball tournament at the Pit in Albuquerque
Española now advances to the Semifinals on Thursday, March 9 against Centennial. Tip off is at 3 P.M. at The Pit. If you can’t catch it live, Radio KDCE will be airing the game live.