Lady Cats sweep Matadors

Staff photo: Tony Bullocks
Clovis senior center fielder Andrea Aguilar chases down a fly ball during Saturday’s opener against Sandia at Lady Wildcat Field. Aguilar had two hits in both ends of the 2-1, 7-0 sweep of the Matadors.

By Dave Wagner Sports writer dwagner@cnjonline.com Maybe things are finally clicking for Clovis High’s softball team. Veteran coach Brandi Thomas thinks so. The Lady Wildcats got two solid pitching efforts from junior A.J. Wright and played good overall defense throughout in a 2-1, 7-0 sweep of Sandia on Saturday at Lady Wildcat Field. Clovis (7-9) […]

Area track summary — April 12

Fort Sumner qualifier Boys Team standings: 1. Texico 111 1/2; 2. New Mexico Military 72; 3. Mountainair 61; 4. Fort Sumner 48 1/2; 5. Menaul 45; 6. Tucumcari 36; 7. Mora 32; 8. Logan 14; 9. House 8; 10. Dora 2. Area results Field events Shot put: 2. Tanner Pelfry, Texico 39-5 3/4; 4. Mason […]

Area prep baseball linescore — April 12

District 3-2A First game Texico 12, Santa Rosa 0 Texico    019  11 —12    15    1 Santa Rosa    000  00 —  0    0    4 Jarron Hill (5 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 W, 7 SO) and Josh Tredway; Ryan Lopez, Austin Higgins (4) and Isaac Velasquez. W — Hill. L — R. Lopez. Top hitters […]

CHS track squads solid at Moriarty

Staff report MORIARTY — Clovis High’s track teams had a productive night on Friday in the Moriarty Invitational, perhaps no one more so than junior Heather Pastirchak. Pastirchak cleared 10 feet, 3 inches to win girls pole vault competition and break her own school mark in the event of 10 feet, set last year. “I’m […]

Top-ranked Lady Buffs cruise past Zias twice

Staff report PORTALES — West Texas A&M left no doubt in Saturday’s Lone Star Conference softball doubleheader against Eastern New Mexico University why the Lady Buffs are ranked No. 1 in NCAA Division II. First baseman Allison Cranfill went 5-for-7 with six RBIs and belted a home run in each game as WT cruised to […]

Hounds notch split against No. 6 Buffs

Staff report CANYON, Texas — Junior center fielder Matthew Burks wasted no time getting the Eastern New Mexico University baseball team off on the right foot on Saturday. Burks slammed the first pitch of the game from West Texas A&M right-hander Joshua Weyker over the right-center field fence to give the Greyhounds a lead they […]

Hounds fall to No. 56 Buffal on run rule

Staff report CANYON, Texas — Senior right-hander Ben Monticello was pitching well through the first two innings. Then the runs just kept on a-coming for No. 6 West Texas A&M. The Buffaloes pounded out 18 hits and scored in each of the final six innings to post a 14-4 victory over Eastern New Mexico University […]

Cavemen sweep Cats in district twin bill

Staff report CARLSBAD — Senior left-hander Caleb Prentiss pitched six shutout innings and senior Brent Cole drove in three runs to lead Carlsbad past Clovis High 5-0 in the opener of a District 4-5A baseball doubleheader on Friday. In the second game, the Wildcats were outhit 11-1, but managed to play the Cavemen close before […]

Adrian notches hole in one

Staff report Randy Adrian had a lot more witnesses than he bargained for when he hit his second hole-in-one. Adrian, the former athletic director at Clovis High School, hit the ace on Sunday on the par-4, No. 4 hole at Colonial Park Golf Course. Among the approximate dozen witnesses for the driver shot on the […]

Zias’ camps set for June

Staff report PORTALES — The Eastern New Mexico University women’s basketball staff will conduct summer camps in June at Greyhound Arena Zias coach Joshua Prock said team camps are slated for June 17-19 for Classes B-3A, and from June 19-21 for Classes 4-5A. Individual camps will be from June 23-26. Girls entering grades 1-7 will […]