Sundevils Boys Make It To Championship: Lady Devils Eliminated By Gallup
They did it! The Española Valley Sundevils are headed to the State Title Game after beating the Centennial Hawks Thursday afternoon.
Trailing 30-22 in the fourth quarter, the Sundevils came from behind and defeated Centennial High School 44-39 in the semifinals of the Class 5A state basketball tournament March 10 at the Pit in Albuquerque. The Sundevils took a 38-37 lead with 1:22 left in the game on a layup by Marcos Flores and never trailed again. The Sundevils advance to the Class 5A state championship game Saturday at 2 pm in the Pit where they will faceoff against Santa Fe’s Capital High School.
Lady Devils Fall To Undefeated Gallup
Gallup High School showed why they are the top seed in Class 5A and are undefeated on the season with a dominating 53-33 defeat of the Española Valley Lady Sundevils in the semifinals of the Class 5A state basketball tournament March 10 at the Pit in Albuquerque. The Lady Bengal led 26-17 at halftime and opened the third quarter with a 13-0 run to take control of the game. Gallup advances to the championship game Friday. Española finishes the season 25-5.