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Capital boys take a 1-0 non district soccer setback Saturday at Farmington

Santa Fe Prep girls remain undefeated by routing Robertson, 8-0. Santa Fe girls and boys lose in District 2-6A to Albuquerque Eldorado, St. Michael’s girls and boys turn in respective victories over Taos in 2-4A

Commentary by Arnie Leshin

By ARNIE LESHIN, Santa Fe Today

Both the Capital and Santa Fe High boy’s soccer teams went down Saturday, the Jaguars 1-0 to Farmington in non district play on the road, and the Demons 4-1 in District 2-6A at Albuquerque Eldorado.

In girl’s play, visiting St. Michael’s shut down Taos, 6-0, in 2-4A and advanced to 8-2 in district and 14-6 overall. The Tigers dropped to 6-4 and 11-5. At Santa Fe High, the Demonettes took a 9-0 setback in 2-6A against Eldorado. They fell to 3-17 overall and 0-10 in district.

At Sun Mountain Field, the undefeated Santa Fe Peep girls rolled over visiting Las Vegas Robertson, 8-0, and are now 10-0 in 2-3A. They have only a 2-2 tie against Albuquerque Bosque School to mar a perfect 15-0-1 overall record.

The Cards are 8-9-1 overall and 5-4-1 in district. Prep is district champion, dethroning St. Michael’s by defeating it twice.

But the Griffins boys lost 1-0 at Robertson to bring the Cardinals the district title after also blanking Prep last week.

At St. Michael’s, the Horsemen turned back Taos, 4-2, in 2-4A and this win increases their chances of getting a spot in the state tournament. They are 9-9 overall and 6-6 in district. The Tigers concluded the regular season at 9-9-1 overall and 8-4 in district. They finished third and St. Michael’s fourth.

The Desert Academy coed team concluded its season with a 4-1 loss to Rehoboth at Alto Field. The Wildcats wound up at 1-13 overall and 0-4 in district.

The Capital boys are now 12-7-1 overall and 2-4 in 2-5A. Farmington is 14-4-2. The Eldorado boys advanced to 10-6-2 and 6-3-1, while Santa Fe High fell to 7-11-1 overall and 2-8 in district. The Eagles scored twice in each half, the Demons tallied once in the second half.

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