Moriarty High’s girls basketball team lost last Saturday 57-48 to Hope Christian; the boys lost to Hope, 82-59. Both the boys and girls squads played at Portales Tuesday after The Independent went to print.

Manzano boys lost to La Cueva last Saturday, 80-67; the girls lost to La Cueva, 65-24. Both squads played Clovis on Tuesday after The Independent went to print.

Mountainair’s basketball teams both lost last Thursday at Dora: the boys fell 63-45; the girls lost 66-13. Both squads played Hondo Valley Tuesday after The Independent went to print.

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.