Saturday area prep baseball linescore — March 28

NMMI Colt Invitational At Roswell Championship New Mexico Miltary 7, Texico 2 Texico    000  011  0 — 2    7    5 NMMI    033  010  x — 7    9    3 Tanner Dickerman, Nathan Phipps (3) and Brock Thompson; Danny Jaramillo, Michael Hinojos (7) and Jake Guerrero. W — Jaramillo. L — Dickerman. Top hitters — Texico: Hayden […]

Hounds gain twin bill split

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ENMU third baseman Keenan Dodd reaches to tag out Angelo State’s Hunter Spear during the fifth inning of Saturday’s second game of a Lone Star Conference baseball doubleheader against Angelo State at Greyhound Field. The Hounds earned a split for the day with a 3-1 victory after dropping the opener to the Rams 4-2.

By Derek Major Staff writer dmajor@pntonline.com PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University’s James Gray got his first win of the season while Cody Pope took a tough loss in a solid start as the Greyhounds spilt a Lone Star Conference baseball doubleheader with 21st-ranked Angelo State on Saturday at Greyhound Field. Gray struck out 13 […]

Javelinas hand Zias two losses

Staff report KINGSVILLE, Texas — It was a lost weekend for the Eastern New Mexico University softball team. The Zias dropped all four games in their Lone Star Conference series against Texas A&M-Kingsville, including 2-1 and 9-7 decisions on Saturday. The Javelinas won the four games by a total of six runs, twice coming from […]

Friday prep baseball linescore — March 27

NMMI Colt Classic At Roswell Championship semifinals Texico 9, Dexter 8 Dexter    112  100  3 — 8    5    3 Texico    010  106  1 — 9    12    6 Mario Contreras, David Ramirez (7) and Carlos Bejarano; Dalton Thatcher, Hayden Spears (7) and Brock Thompson. W — Spears. L — Ramirez. Top hitters — Texico: Thatcher 2-4, […]

Lady Cats roll behind Wright

Staff report RIO RANCHO — Senior A.J. Wright pitched a pair of complete games and had a big day at the plate as Clovis High’s softball team won twice in the consolation bracket of the Rio Rancho Invitational on Friday, beating Gadsden 16-5 and St. Pius 16-8. The Lady Wildcats (5-5) pounded out four home […]

Unearned runs lift Goddard past Cats

Staff report RIO RANCHO — Roswell Goddard made a pair of unearned runs stand up and the Rockets edged Clovis High 2-1 on Friday in the championship semifinals of the Rio Rancho Invitational. Junior Dominic Dunlap pitched a complete-gme seven-hitter for the Rockets (8-0), who advanced to today’s championship game against Rio Rancho Cleveland. Meantime, […]

Clovis golf teams second, third at NMMI

STAFF REPORT ROSWELL — Clovis High’s golf squads came a few strokes from catching district rival Hobbs Friday at New Mexico Military Institute, but were satisfied with the overall progress of qualifying for the state meet. The boys team finished second at the meet, shooting a team score of 306, between the Eagles’ 301 and […]

Rams pull split to open home tourney

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Portales second baseman Draven Saiz dives to knock down a line drive before throwing the runner out at first base during the second inning of Friday’s baseball game against Sandia Prep at Ram Field. The Sartans defeated the Rams 11-9.

STAFF REPORT The Portales Rams got out an early 4-2 lead, but couldn’t hold on as unbeaten Sandia Prep scored six runs in the fourth en route to an 11-9 win on Friday in the first day of Portales’ four-team, round-robin tournament at Ram Field. Portales (6-2) won a late game on Friday from Raton […]

Hounds win series opener from ASU

Staff report PORTALES — First baseman Blake Cooper capped a two-run rally in the eighth inning with an RBI single, lifting Eastern New Mexico University past 21st-ranked Angelo State 5-4 on Friday night in the opener of a four-game Lone Star Conference baseball series at Greyhound Field. The teams have a pair of seven-inning games […]

Javelinas take two from Zias

Staff report KINGSVILLE, Texas — Jaeleen Castro hit a one-out, run-scoring single in the bottom of the seventh on Friday and Texas A&M-Kingsville completed the sweep of a Lone Star Conference softball doubleheader by edging Eastern New Mexico University 11-10. In the opener, Kingsville got a complete-game pitching performance from Carlie Clark in posting a […]

Cats win opener in tourney

Staff report RIO RANCHO — Clovis High’s strong start to the baseball season continued on Thursday. Senior Landon Williams threw a complete-game six-hitter and the Wildcats scored four times in the sixth inning en route to a 5-2 win over host Rio Rancho in the quarterfinals of the Rio Rancho Invitational. Williams struck out six […]

Lady Cats blanked by Centennial

Staff report RIO RANCHO — Except for the long ball, Clovis High senior A.J. Wright didn’t pitch badly on Thursday. Three home runs by Centennial did her in, however, and the Lady Hawks handed CHS a 6-0 loss in the first round of a 32-team tournament co-hosted by Rio Rancho High and Rio Rancho Cleveland. […]

Lady Cats’ Williams prepares for 3-point shootout

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 Clovis High senior Danni Williams practices her 3-point shooting on Wednesday night at Rock Staubus Gymnasium. Williams is one of eight high school senior girls invited to the American Family Insurance High School Slam Dunk and 3-Point Championships next Wednesday in Indianapolis. The event will air on CBS at 1:30 p.m. on April 5.

By Kevin Wilson Staff writer kwilson@cnjonline.com Danni Williams’ first trip to the Final Four will come before she’s even suited up for Texas A&M. The Clovis High senior is one of 23 high school basketball players invited to the American Family Insurance High School Slam Dunk and 3-Point Championships. Williams, a 5-foot-10 guard who has […]

NMHSCA releases all-state selections

Staff report ALBUQUERQUE — Several CMI-area players have been named for 2014-15 all-state basketball honors by the New Mexico High School Coaches Association. In Class 6A, senior Danni Williams was named to the girls first team while senior Shelby Jones made the second team. The Lady Wildcats posted a 27-3 record and were eliminated by […]

Thursday area prep baseball linescore — March 26

NMMI Colt Classic At Roswell Quarterfinals Texico 14, Hatch Valley 2 Texico    006  003  5 —14    10    2 Hatch Valley    020  000  0 —  2    2    6 Rafael Maldonado, Dylan Sharp (7) and Brock Thompson, Jesus Maldonado (7); Adrian Grajeda, Caleb Turner (6) and James Gimler. W — R. Maldonado. L — Grajeda. Top hitters […]

ENMU releases football schedule

Staff report PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University has released its football schedule for the 2015 season. The Greyhounds, coming off of two straight seven-win seasons, will open the 11-game schedule with a Thursday night contest — Sept. 3 — against New Mexico Highlands at Greyhound Stadium. Other non-league tilts are set for Sept. 12 at Adams […]

Cats improve to 7-3 with 11-1 triumph

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Clovis senior third baseman Jordan Holguin tags out Lovington baserunner Mark Ybarra on a rundown to end the top of the fourth inning, while pitcher Austin Adams clears out of the base path.

By Dave Wagner Sports writer dwagner@cnjonline.com If Austin Adams threw all the time the way he did on Tuesday, he wouldn’t be fighting for the No. 3 starter’s role on the Clovis High pitching staff. Adams pitched an abbreviated four-hitter and also contributed three hits and two RBIs at the plate as the Wildcats rolled […]

Tuesday prep baseball linescore — March 24

Texico 12, Friona 4 Friona    002  020  0 —  4    5    2 Texico    000  264  x —12    12    0 Mason Loflin, Antonio Adame (5) and Dallin Woods, L Jaramillo (5); Ben Crist, Cole Rohrbach (5), Hayden Spears (5) and Brock Thompson, Rafael Maldonado (5), Jesus Maldonado (5). W — Spears. L — Loflin. Top hitters […]

Clovis posts sweeps at Portales

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Clovis senior Kousei Richeson lungesfor a return during a singles match against Portales’ Nathan Van Dam during Tuesday’s boys dual at the ENMU tennis courts. Richeson beat Van Dam 6-2, 6-0, helping the Wildcats post a 9-0 victory over the Rams.

Staff report PORTALES — Clovis High’s tennis squads had all the better of it on Tuesday against Portales. CHS squads posted 9-0 sweeps over the Rams and Lady Rams, the boys playing at Eastern New Mexico University courts while the girls competed at the Bill Wahlman Tennis Center. Clovis did not lose a set all […]

Monday prep baseball linescore — March 23

Melrose 7, Gateway Christian 3 Melrose    211  000  3 — 7    11    2 G. Christian    101  001  0 — 3    8    2 Wyatt Williams and Gage Dietz; Justin Reynolds and Chris Bonham. W — Williams. L — Reynolds. Top hitters — Melrose: Dietz 2-3, 2 2Bs, 2 RBIs, run; Boone Roberts 2-4, run; Rowdy Allen […]