Moriarty’s Emerald Russell scored a game-high 18 points Tuesday but the visiting Lady Rams were unstoppable as they handed the Lady Pintos a 70-47 defeat. The loss comes three days after the Lady Pintos won 52-41 at Hope Christian.

Mountainair’s boys basketball team lost to Dora 64-51 last Thursday at home; the girls squad fell the same day to Dora, 52-14; both boys and girls squads played at Hondo Valley Feb. 6.

Manzano’s boys basketball beat La Cueva 82-76 last Saturday; the Lady Monarchs lost to La Cueva, 50-45. Both boys and girls squads played Clovis Feb. 6.

Leota Harriman
Leota Harriman

Leota started working for The Independent in 2006, working her way up through the ranks. An employee buyout in 2010 led to her ownership of the newspaper. Leota has served on the board of the N.M. Press Association, and is currently its First Vice President. She is passionate about health and wellness, especially mental health, and loves making art. She can be reached at news.ind.editor@gmail.com.