Bobcats Beat Escalante, Lose to Skyhawks

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McCurdy Defeats Escalante, Can’t Stop Skyhawks

By George Morse

McCurdy Charter School’s run in the Class 2A state basketball tournament came to an end March 13 in the quarterfinals at the Santa Ana Star Center. The Newcomb High School Skyhawks defeated McCurdy 55-41 to end the Bobcats season. After turning in one of their best games of the season when they defeated long-time rival Escalante High School 63-38 in the opening round of the state tournament March 9 at McCurdy, the Bobcats struggled to establish any kind of rhythm against the Skyhawks.

McCurdy Avenges Earlier Losses, Then Slips Back


It’s been a roller-coaster ride for McCurdy Charter School so far this basketball season. They are not alone. For many of the small high schools in Northern New Mexico, losing to teams they had previously beaten while beating teams they had previously lost to seems to be the norm rather than the exception.