Lady Sundevils Shut Down Los Alamos, 45-29 Thursday At Griffith Gymnasium

    By George Morse The Espanola Valley High School girls basketball team picked up a big road win with a 45-29 victory over Los Alamos High School Jan. 30 at Los Alamos. Behind a swarming defense that put constant pressure on the ball, the Lady Sundevils shut down the Lady Hilltoppers in the second […]

Lady Sundevils Young But Experienced

    By George Morse One of the biggest upsets in the 2019 State Class 4A girls basketball championships came in the opening round when 13th-seeded Española Valley High School knocked off fourth-seeded Pojoaque Valley High School 67-57 at Pojoaque. Following that surprising outcome, the Lady Sundevils pulled off another shocker in the state quarterfinals, […]

Lady Sundevils upset Hornets, Can’t Break Broncos

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Lady Sundevils Upset Hornets, Can’t Break Broncos

By George Morse

The Española Valley High School Lady Sundevils were bright-eyed and bushy-tailed in the media interview room despite having just played a basketball game at the early hour of 8 a.m. in the quarterfinals of the Class 4A state basketball tournament March 12 at The Pit in Albuquerque. Kaylee Chavez, Anita DeAguero and Destiny Valdez had reason to smile because the 13th-seeded Sundevils had just pulled off a 54-44 upset win over the fifth-seeded Highland High School Lady Hornets at The Pit.

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Lady Sundevils Take Tournament Championship
Valley Daily Post
The Española  Valley High School Lady Sundevils had no problems putting away the St. Michael’s High School Lady Horsemen in the championship game of the Lady Horsemen Invitational basketball tournament Dec. 30 in Santa Fe.
With post Alexis Lovato returning to form and controlling the paint, the Lady Sundevils launched bomb after three-point bomb over the sagging defense of the Lady Horsemen from the perimeter. Española  led 16-6 after the first quarter and 29-12 at halftime.
Española’s lead grew to as many as 32 points in the second half before Coach Cindy Roybal emptied…