Estancia’s Zeke Tapia had three touchdowns rushing, Adam Lujan added two, and Caleb Ortiz caught two TD passes in last Friday’s 46-13 win at Santa Rosa.

Moriarty boys soccer lost 1-0 to Hope Christian last Thursday at home.

Manzano’s Orlando Perez threw a touchdown pass and ran for a TD in the Monarchs’ 27-20 overtime loss to Cibola last Friday.

Manzano boys soccer lost 3-0 last Thursday at La Cueva, two days after stormy weather halted the Monarchs’ home game against Highland. Manzano’s Andy Doose, a Tijeras resident, nearly scored two goals in the first 10 minutes before the officials suspended, and then postponed the game due to lightning and rain.

“I was so excited to play this game, and when it started raining I thought, ‘Oh no, don’t cancel it,’” Doose said.

Manzano girls soccer lost 5-0 last Thursday to La Cueva, two days after knotting a 0-0 draw against Highland.

Manzano volleyball swept Atrisco Heritage 3-0 last Thursday.

East Mountain girls soccer lost 1-0 at Robertson last Saturday, two days after beating Ruidoso, 5-1; the boys squad lost to Ruidoso, 3-2.

Both squads hosted Hatch Valley Tuesday after The Independent went to print.

Mountainair volleyball swept Jemez Valley at home last Saturday 3-0.

The Mustangs football team lost last Thursday to visiting Melrose, 50-0.

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 [email protected]