CHS BOYS BASKETBALL: Cats pull away for victory over Pintos

CNJ staff MORIARTY — Junior guard Jaden Isler led four players in double figures with 23 points Friday night as Clovis High’s boys pulled away from Moriarty 76-59. Senior guard Cody Thornsbury added 16 points and junior posts Layne Strebeck 11 for the Wildcats (12-1), who face Roswell Goddard in a 7 p.m. contest today […]

Wildcats romp at home


Clovis sophomore Bryce Hill finished with 7 points and 6 assists in Friday’s 94-62 win over Moriarty. (CNJ staff photo: Rick White) By Jesse Wolfersberger: CNJ staff writer Cody Thornsbury wasn’t quite sure when he last had the kind of game he had on Friday night — maybe fifth or sixth grade. Suffice it to […]

Clovis-Moriarty boys basketball capsule

CNJ staff Clovis (18-3) at Moriarty (4-14) 6 p.m. Saturday Last game: Clovis beat Carlsbad 70-64 on Tuesday. Moriarty beat Artesia 67-64 in overtime on Tuesday. At stake: The Wildcats are trying to keep sharp after going 3-1 over the first half of district play. The Class 4A Pintos want to continue their recent good […]

CHS baseball team hosts invitational

By Eric Butler Moriarty baseball coach Michael Chavez was looking forward to the opportunity to come to the east part of the state — in order to escape the snow. Chavez and his Pintos are among the eight teams in the three-day Clovis Invitational baseball tournament at Bell Park scheduled to begin today. “We have […]

Cats improve to 9-1 with win over Moriarty

CNJ STAFF The Clovis High boys basketball team broke away from a 22-22 tie by outscoring Moriarty 49-19 over a span of nearly two quarters Friday night and the Wildcats rolled to a 93-66 victory over the Pintos at Rock Staubus Gym. Senior Justin Pinckney led four players in double figures with 21 points for […]

Lady Cats cruise past Moriarty

CNJ STAFF The Clovis High Lady Wildcats never gave Moriarty a chance Friday night. Playing suffocating defense, especially early, the Lady Cats roared to a 40-20 halftime lead and cruised to a 60-41 victory over the Lady Pintos at Rock Staubus Gym, improving to 3-0 heading into Saturday night’s clash at rival Portales. Sophomore post […]