Local teams eliminated in Little League tourneys

CNJ Staff LOS LUNAS — The Clovis American All-Stars got off to a fast start Tuesday, but were blanked by Albuquerque Petroglyph after the first inning in absorbing a 10-4 losers bracket loss in the state 13-14 Little League tournament. American, which went 1-2 in the double-elimination event, got a leadoff triple from Jake Lopez […]

Roswell eliminates Zia all-stars

By Dave Wagner Aadam Anaya pitched five innings of shutout ball Tuesday night, but he and his Clovis Zia teammates couldn’t overcome a rough start. Taking advantage of early errors, Roswell Lions Hondo scored five runs en route to a 5-3 win over Zia at Dickenson Field to advance to the championship round of the […]

Zia takes state opener

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Clovis Zia shortstop Aadam Anaya unsuccessfully attempts to turn a double play as Raton’s Adrian Serna arrives at second base during their 11 year-old state tournament game Saturday at Beachum Field. Photo by Eric Kluth By Dave Wagner Clovis Zia coach Dewey Patton hopes his team got by its New Mexico 11-year-old state Little League […]

Eastdale takes crown

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Clovis American’s Adrian Loya lays down a bunt attempt during Wednesday’s state 9-10 Little League tournament championship game against Albuquerque Eastdale North at Dickenson Field. Photo by Eric Kluth By Dave Wagner Albuquerque Eastdale North erupted for eight runs in the bottom of the third Wednesday night, breaking open a close game en route to […]

American bows late

By Dave Wagner Pitcher Ryan Padilla delivered a tie-breaking RBI single with two outs in the fifth inning Tuesday night as Albuquerque Eastdale North defeated Clovis American 5-1 in the winners bracket final of the state 9-10 Little League baseball tournament at Dickenson Field. Eastdale North advances to Wednesday’s championship round of the tournament, while […]