Moriarty High School volleyball’s annual Dig Pink fundraiser is Saturday, Oct. 28 with a pregame ceremony before the varsity game at 6 p.m. Proceeds from the event will honor area survivors and help support the Side-Out Foundation—a non-profit charity that raises awareness and funds to help fight breast cancer. For information contact the MHS athletic office at 832-5951.
Estancia High’s Andrew Lujan had 207 yards and four touchdowns rushing, and he returned a punt for a touchdown to help the Bears dismantle Dulce last Friday, 59-0. Josh Thomas and Cruz Moreno each ran for a TD; Reyez Herrera and Isidro Astorga each caught a touchdown pass.
Manzano football cruised to a 63-21 victory over district rival Eldorado last Thursday at Albuquerque’s Wilson Stadium. East Mountain resident Andrew Erickson scored two touchdowns; running back Xavier Ivey-saud had four TDs.
Three fourth-quarter touchdowns helped lift Moriarty football to a 35-18 victory over district rival Hope Christian last Saturday at Albuquerque’s Milne Stadium. Jose Cano scored three TDs; J.P. Carmona contributed a TD and an interception; Xavier Romero had a TD. The Pintos will face their toughest opponent of the season on Friday when they host district rival Portales.
Moriarty’s Chloe Rector scored both goals in the girls soccer team’s 3-2 regular-season finale loss to Hope Christian last Saturday. The Lady Pintos’ 13-7 record earned them a second-consecutive trip to the Class 1A/4A state tournament. Moriarty got the eighth seed and will host ninth-seeded Portales Friday at 3 p.m.
Moriarty’s boys squad lost its season finale 3-0 last Saturday to Hope Christian; the Pintos’ 13-victory season got them the No. 4 seed in the Class 1A/4A state tournament. The Pintos will get a bye in the first round and advance to the quarterfinals Nov. 2 at the Bernalillo Soccer Complex.
Mountainair football won last week’s matchup with Springer by forfeit.