St. Michael’s at Las Vegas Robertson tonight in a 2-4A match-up. Jaguars sweep Los Alamos, Santa Fe High loses to Albuquerque Eldorado, Santa Fe Indian School shuts down Albuquerque Bosque, SF Prep tops McCurdy
By ARNIE LESHIN, Santa Fe Today
Except for Albuquerque Academy on top and Los Alamos on the bottom.
It’s a three-way tie among Capital, Espanola Valley and Albuquerque Del Norte in District 2-5A volleyball.
The Jaguars, Sundevils and Knights created this with Wednesday night’s results. Capital swept the Hilltoppers, 25-22, 25-15, 24-14, on the road and Del Norte took out visiting Espanola, 25-10, 17-25, 25-8, 25-16.
Overall, the Jags are 7-9, the Sundevils 6-7, and the Knights 10-4.
Meanwhile, the Chargers are 4-0 in district and have already defeated each of these schools, and this includes 0-4 Los Alamos. They have swept all but Capital, and that was 3-1 at the Jaguars’ court.
But they all have to face Academy again, and it’s a race for the three spots under the Chargers to determine the district tournament standings.
Saturday, Academy is home to Espanola. Wednesday, it plays at Los Alamos. Friday, it visits Del Norte, and on the 25th, are home to Capital.
In another match Wednesday night, Santa Fe Prep swept Espanola McCurdy, 25-12, 25-12, 25-15 to advance to 1-0 in the District 2-3A opener at the Bobcats’ Memorial gymnasium. The Griffins received eight aces from senior Samantha Wilson, senior Teslin Ishee put in four, and sophomore Raylyn Gonzales a pair.
Then there was freshman Daisy Cunningham coming away with a dozen kills and an ace, while Gonzalez also had 10 kills and a block, Wilson came up with 16 assists and junior India Cunningham dished out 13 assists.
The junior varsity 2-set match went to McCurday, 25-19, 25-10.
At Santa Fe Indian School, the Braves had no problem shutting down Albuquerque Bosque School, 25-17, 27-25, 25-11, with senior Danielle Jackson slamming 15 kills and junior Mariana Yazzie 27 assist in District 5-4A.
At West Las Vegas, it was a 25-13, 25-13, 25-17 for St. Michael’s in 2-3A. Junior Mikayla Bohlman came up with nine blocks and junior Alycia Alvarez had 12 digs. Then there was junior Miquela Martinez leading the way with 32 assists, while freshman Lily Barker and Bohlman had eight kills apiece, and junior Jocelyn Fernandez and senior Sierra Moya added seven.
The Lady Horsemen are 2-1 in district and 11-4 overall and meet up with district leader Las Vegas Robertson on the road tonight.
At Santa Fe High, the Demonettes lost 4-set tussle with first-place Albuquerque Eldorado, 25-10, 17-25, 25-10, 25-22. Santa Fe High played its best in set two, but the Eagles took charge in all but set four that they had to work with.
Senior Ysabella Trujillo had 31 assists for the Demonettes, senior Adonica Baca-Martinez collected 16 kills, while sophomore Salome Romp added a dozen and senior Adriana Catanach came up with 11 digs.