By Arnie Leshin
Santa Fe High’s girl’s soccer has plenty of zeros on their schedule, but its next opponent, Albuquerque Manzano, has more
Saturday’s 7-0 loss to visiting District 5-5A foe Albuquerque Sandia, was not only the Demonettes fifth shutout defeat, but also its third-straight setback, all by shutouts. They were once 6-1, but now they stand at 6-4-1 overall and 0-2 in district. They have won four times via shutouts.
Now comes a visit to Manzano, which is 1-9, overall, 0-2 in district, and has been shut out 10 times. Oh, Manzano’s loss win came by way of a shutout in overtime, but have now lost eight in a row.
This time, it was Sandia scoring once in the first half and adding two scores in the second half to advance to 6-4 overall and 2-0 in district. The 1-1 tie came at home versus St. Michael’s in the season openee.
Capital’s girls traveled to Albuquerque High for district play and took a 7-1 loss. They are home Wednesday to Sandia, the same day when Santa Fe High heads to Manzano.
Also on Saturday, the Jaguar boys hit the road for Albuquerque High and returned with a 7-1 defeat. They are now 7-5 overall and 1-1 in district. Wednesday, they are home to Sandia.
In volleyball, St. Michael’s, the current No. 1 team in 3A, took a trip up to Raton Saturday and swept the Tigers, 3-0, to up its record to 10-1 overall and 1-0 in district. It was the sixth win in a row for the Lady Horsemen, who took first place in the Tournament of Champions in Santa Fe, defeating the Demonettes in three sets.