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Portales News-Tribune (Newspaper) - January 18, 2006, Portales, New Mexico Jan. 18,1996 baseball owners break with More than a Century of tradition by unanimously approving inter league play for the 1997 news Tribune sports wednesday Jan. 18,2006 Page 7 Dora boys go overtime to claim first District win Freedom newspaper Dora a the Dora coyotes survived late heroics fat it a Tom Sullivan and used the Bio of Casey o Connor Austin Prewett and Quot Fyler Wilhoit to slide past Elida in its District 3-1a opener. O Connor and Prewett both scored 20, while Wilhoit added 12 in a 61 -57 overtime win. Hip win negated the efforts of Sulla Van who led Elida with 1$ Points and sent the game i overtime with a Buzzer beating 3-Pointer. Elida missed a Chance to tie late and Dora 11-6, 1-0 got the rebound in the final seconds. A foul was called on Elida but Dora coach to Thatcher said the Call was Over turfed and ruled a travelling violation. The tigers got the second Chance and Sullivan drilled the Long Range bomb to tie it at 45-45. Dora outscored Elida 39-28 in the second half after Elida opened up a 29-22 halftime Lead. Low scoring Battle swings to Portales by Kevin Wilson put staff writer Portales did everything it could on offence to close the door on 5-13 Goddard but the Nail in the coffin shots just never fell. So with the game in the balance the rams did nothing on offence and it made the difference in a 49-39 win tuesday night. Portales 8-7 recovered from an off shooting night with consecutive layups off of steals Midway through the fourth then played keep away for the next few minutes leaving the visiting rockets no Choice but to get into foul trouble. By the time Portales ended the 2 30, 23-pass Possession with a Layup from Daniel Aranda it led 42-34 with Quot 1 30 to play and Only needed to make free throws to hold off the upset from Goddard 5-14one of Many 4a teams that rams Are facing in a Pes securing a High of Yotts Tom february. Quot we re going to have to win a few for the seeding committee Quot Portales coach Mark Gallegos said. Quot we have to help ourselves with Good wins and get a win Friday night at Gallegos said he did t like making the decision to stall in the final minutes but the team made the Best of the situation. Quot i think the kids did a Good Job adjusting Quot Gallegos said. Quot they took us out of our game. I was pleased with the Way the kids controlled the Tempo of the Gallegos said Goddard s matchup zone a and the fact that the rockets had Only three team fouls a left the rams with few other choices. Quot part of it was their defense part of it was Goddard Only having three fouls Quot Gallegos said. Quot we were having a halt time attacking that Portales shot 16-of-35 for the night a respectable Ftp Ali i school a but missed layups at crucial tunes before stalling for the win. Quot it s always frustrating Quot said guard Chris Adkins who scored seven Points for Portales. Quot we got Good looks and we got the Ball into the posts like coach wanted. We got Good looks but we did t instead the rams were forced to finish at the free throw line. After the Long Possession forced Goddard to use up its free fouls the rockets fouled Adkins who hit a pair of free throws to make the score 44-37 with a minute left. The rockets Only got a Justin Cooper jumper after that. Quot we went into halftime and coach told us to hold them to 40 Points and we held them to 49,&Quot Adkins said Quot so we re proud of that Quot on the other Side Goddard coach Kevin Jones thought the defense was lacking. Quot in St Don t think we played Good defense Quot Jones said. Quot our intensity was lacking tonight. That s part of our immaturity. Quot shots Are going to fall shots Aren t going to fall but you have got to play Good defense. That s what really Cost us it did t Cost die rockets for much of the game with Portales unable to Garner any Type of offensive momentum. After an Aranda Layup put the rams up 6-3 in the first Quarter Portales missed its next 10 Field goal attempts helping the rockets take a 17-15 Lead in the second the teams traded the Lead for much of the second Quarter until an Adkins Trey gave the rams a 23-20 Lead in die final two minutes. Portales would never Trail after that Aranda led the rams with 20 Points a me Daniel Boan and Jerrod Long each added eight Raul renter a led the rockets i titty Points. In the Junior varsity game Goddard Defeated Portales 45-44. Ram guard with a putting Donovan Clark Quot we trailed throughout the whole game Quot Thatcher said Quot then took the Lead with about two minutes left then it turned into a free throw Caleb Widner added 13 and Ever Varela 10 for the tigers. Girls Elida 54, Dora 40 Jewlie Paiz and Lindsey Bob Smith scored 13 each and Elida Rode an 18-6 first Quarter to the easy Victory. Rana Terry had 10, while Kendra Merrick scored nine for the lady coyotes. Vixens 55, Floyd 41 fort Sumner a Julie Wood scored 13 to Lead three vixens in double figures and fort Sumner Defeated Floyd 55-41 in the District 3-1a opener for both teams. Amber Sena scored 11 and Alex Owens 10 for the vixens 8-5,1-0which sealed matters Early with a 24-8 second Quarter. Darcee Chenault scored 10 to Lead Floyd 7-7, 0-1while Becca Blue added seven. Boys fort Sumner 73, Floyd 33 Jeremy Gauna scored 17 to Lead a balanced Fox Effort and Host fort Sumner jumped out to a 41-10 halftime Lead on the Broncos. Brenton Williamson added 11 and four other players scored at least eight for die foxes 10-3, 1-0. Floyd 6-9, 0-1 was led by Brad Lee s 10 Points and Jesus Davalos eight. A 25-2? half time la a Din a Guin it won 49-39.lady ram basketball Freedom naw papera Eric Lutfi Portales Morgan Hill looks to shoot Over Clovis Aimee Hilburn during the second half of their game tuesday at Rock staubus gymnasium in Clovis. Clovis Defeated Portales 51-30.Clovis Routs Portales 51-30�?� lady wildcats take control with 14-2 second to sweep season series by Jess Wolf is by a go a Freedom newspapers Clovis a if defense wins championships the Clovis lady wildcats played a first half worthy of a ring. Clovis held the visiting Portales lady rams to 10 first half Points in route to a 51-30 win tuesday at Rock staubus gym. It was the lady cats third win in three tries against Portales this season. Aimee Hilburn and Brittany Blackmon Lead the lady cats 16-2 with 13 Points each. Clovis coach Miles waiters said his team played much better defense tuesday than in Clovis 43-34 win against the lady rams on dec. 30. Quot we brought a lot of Energy to the game and really set the Tempo defensively Quot wat ters said. Quot we just never really let diem get into Portales coach Brenda Gomez said she expected her team to come out hot against the lady cats. Quot we be played better Quot Gomez said. Quot they Are a Good team. We just did t play them As Well As i thought we could and the lady cats played nearly perfect zone defense in the second Quarter holding Portales 12-6 to two Points. Quot that was a much better Outing than we had against them last time Quot Watters said. Quot it was a really satisfying game from a coaching standpoint. I thought we brought some Energy that we Haven t had in some of our Box scores clevis s1, Portal a 30 Portalee 134 a Tara Johnson 4 2-210. Abakah Gonzales 0 my 0. Briana Hernandez 2 0-06, Megan Kabrick 0 0-0 0, Bethany self 2 0-2 4, Morgan Hill 1 2-4 4, Ashleah Richards 1 2-5 3. Totals 10 6-13 30. Clovis 16-2 a Ebony Bunton 2 00 4, Vanessa o Neal 20-04, Tori Quintana 30-07, Brittany Blackmon 5 3-413, Jessica Russell 3 0-0 6, Tori Northcutt 2 0-0 4, Aimee Hilburn 5 3-4 13. Totals 22 6-8 51. Portal a 8 2 10 10 �?30 Clova 10 14 15 12 �?81 3-pointers a Portales Johnson 2, Hernandez 2. Clovis Quintana. Junior Varaly Clovis 80, Portal a 38 Portal a 10-3 a Tori Teague 1, Montana Russell 14, Tessa Bryant 1, Jessica Adkins 5, Danielle Vasquez 2, Vicki Huber 4, Kaycee Quick 11. Totals 13 12-2538. Clovis 8-7 a Mariah Sena 1, Amanda Myers 1, Keimani falks 3, Janae Eshi Emen 2, Brittany Johnson 19, Jasmine Mcdoonald-9, Britni Montague 8, Jennifer Vaca 2, Kanisha Beachum 3, Kiki Amado 2. Totals 14 21-39 50. Portales 10 3 18 10 �?38 Clova 11 11 4 .24 �?80 3-Pointsre a Portales none. Clovis Johnson. Gomez said her team had a hard time handling the lady cats pressure. Quot they put so much pressure on you Quot Gomez said. Uit s hard for us to see and get it to an men a Viii noted the. Touches of Navy re Niit Morgan Hill holding the 6-foot senior Post to four Points. Quot it was our interim defense but it was also there Quot Watters said. Quot it was a Complete team Effort to keep the Ball out of Morgan s Tarah Johnson Lead the lady rams with 10 Points followed by Briana Hernandez with six. Hilburn said the lady cats were motivated to beat their rival for the third time this season. Quot we just got really pumped up on defense Quot Hilburn said. Quot we were just into it tonight. I just wanted to beat them really bad. This was the last time you get to play them so you just want to play really Good and beat them really Hilburn pulled Down seven boards and v dished out three assists despite playing Only two minutes in the first Quarter after picking up two Quick fouls. Watters said he knew Hilburn was going to have a Good game before the opening Tipoff. Quot i saw her in warmups and she had a lot of Bounce in her legs. I said to our coaches aim is going to play Well Quot Watters said. Quot she bad a great All around game scoring passing rebounding handling the it Hill had seven rebounds for the lady i Portales turned the Bau Over 18 scoreboard . Prep scores girls basketball Artesla 59, Carlsbad 46 Clovis 51, Portalea 30 Dexter 55, Tularosa 41 Eunice 58, Nummi 25 it. Sumner 55, Floyd 41 Hobbs 46. Roswes 38 Kirtland Central 42. Grants 25 la Cueva 64, Santa be 29 Las Cruces 53, Alamogordo 44 Lordsburg 59. Mesilla Valley Christian 53 los Lunas 55, Rio Grande 42 Moriarty 27, Abs Academy 25 Onate 56, Gadsden 28 Rio Rancho 65, West Mesa 31 Sandla 56, Valley 22 Socorro 60, Cuba 31 St. Pius 58, Eldorado 49 Tatum 63, vca16 Texico 54, Tucumcari 24 Tohatchi 60, Navajo prep 54,20t boys basketball Albuquerque Academy 67, Moriarty 58 Dora 61, Elida 57, of fort Sumner 73, Floyd 33 Gateway Christian 68, Hagerman 64 Hope Christian 72, Menaul 22 Kirtland Central 75, . 68, of la Cueva 59, Santa be 45 Lordsburg 69, Mesilla Valley Christian 66 Manzano 47, Highland 39 Mayfield 70, Deming 32 Navajo Pine 80, Zuni 73 Pojoaque 61, Taos 45 Portales 49, Goddard 39 Rio Grande 56, los Lunas 41 Rio Rancho 63, West Mesa 53 Roswell 90, Hobbs 85 Sandia prep 73, Estancia 52 Tatum 68, via 43 Valley 59, Sandia 58 Aba standings Aba standings the Alao coated pre a a All times m8t Eastern conference Atlantic division w l pet a a new Jersey 20 15 .571 a Philadelphia 18 19 .486 3 Boston 14 23 .378 7 new York 13 23 .361 7 1/2 Toronto 13 25 .342 81/2 Southeast division w l pet a a Miami 23 16 .590 a Washington 17 19 .472 41/2 Orlando 13 22 .371 8 Charlotte 11 27 .289 11 1/2 Atlanta 10 26 .278 11 1/2 Central division w l pet go Detroit 30 5 .857 a Cleveland 20 15 .571 10 Indiana 20 16 .556 10 1/2 Milwaukee 19 17 .528 11 1/2 Chicago 15 22 .405 16 Western conference Southwest division a. W l pet go san Antonio 29 9 .763 a Dallas 28 10 .737 1 Memphis 23 13 .639 5 new Orleans 18 19 .486 101/2 Houston 12 24 .333 16 Northwest division w l pet go Minnesota 18 17 .514 a Denver 20 19 .513 a Utah 20 19 .513 a Seattle 15 23 .395 41/2 Portland 13 24 .351 6 Pacific do Lelon w l pet go Phoenix 24 13 .649 a . Clippers 20 14 .588 21/2 . Lakers 21 17 .553 31/2 Golden state 18 19 .486 6 Sacramento 16 21 .432 8 tie Day a Jsmes Utah 111, Ironto 98 Sacramento 119, Phoenix 90 wednesday s games Detroit at Atlanta 5 . Charlotte at Indiana 5 . New Jersey at Philadelphia 5 . Washington at Orlando 5 . Minnesota at Boston 5 30 . Memphis at new Orleans 6 . New York at Chicago 6 30 . Dallas at Houston 6 30 . Milwaukee at san Antonio 6 30 . Cleveland at Denver 7 . Toronto at Portland 8 . Phoenix at . Clippers 8 30 . Nil standings nil standings the Alao coated press All times m8t Eastern conference Atlantic division w lot up of of Philadelphia 28 10 8 64 164 143 . Rangers 25 14 7 57 144 120 new Jersey 23 18 5 51 137 138 . Islanders 20 23 2 42 134 162 Pittsburgh 11 26 9 31 128 184 Northeast division w lot pts of of Ottawa 31 10 3 65 185 105 Buffalo 29 13 3 61 150 128 Toronto 24 18 3 51 146 143 Montreal 21 16 6 48 128 137 Boston 17 21 7 41 128 148 Southeast division w lot pts of of Carolina 31 10 4 66 167 140 Atlanta 22 18 6 50 164 159 Tampa Bay 22 20 3 47 132 140 Florida 18 22 7 43 122 148 Washington 15 24 5 35 125 169 Western conference Central division w lot pts of of Detroit 30 12 3 63 168 120 Nashville 28 12 5 61 144 131 Chicago 15 28 8 36 119 181 Columbus 16 28 2 34 108 182 St. Louis 10 a 5 26 110 170 Ulm ii my nil my upon. W lot pts of of Colorado 27 17 3 87 176 148 Calgary 28 14 5 57 120 114 Vancouver 26 15 5 57 154 141 Edmonton 24 17 b 53 152 144 my Leeota 20 21 4 44 124 117 of who Melvion w lot Pia of of Dahs 30 13 2 �2 14� 118 Losan sies 28 17 2 88 162 142 8an Jose 21 17 8 47 138 133 Anaheim 19 16 8 47 127 128 Phoenix 22 22 2 46 12v 143 two get Slaw one Point Lor Over Carolina 4. It Aalst it Ila 3.80 new Jersey 8, h Louie s . Msndsfs2, in ago 1, of Colorado 5, Donto s a of Tampa Bay at los a Gilsi Msj oof Cebua my. Ibi to it la vow Toto 9 . Attra at a Tolar . A

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