Moises Anaya had three touchdowns rushing and Adam Lujan added a pair of TDs as Estancia’s undefeated football team rolled to a 53-3 victory over visiting Tularosa last Friday. Zeke Tapia, Drayton Oberg and Cruz Moreno also contributed a TD apiece. With the win the Bears improved to 6-0 on the season.
After erasing a 14-point deficit, a strong defensive effort highlighted by two interceptions—one a pick-6 by Elijah Tapia—sealed Moriarty’s 19-14 win last Friday at Roswell. On offense Allen Michel and Matt Smith scored touchdowns for the Pintos.
Moriarty volleyball swept Lovington 3-0 (25-12, 25-16, 25-8) last Friday at home.
Moriarty girls soccer lost last Thursday at Grants, 3-2.
Manzano football got past district rival Sandia 35-25 last Saturday at Wilson Stadium.
Manzano’s boys and girls soccer squads picked up district wins over Highland last Thursday: the boys won 3-2 in overtime at Highland; the girls won 1-0 at home.
Mountainair football brought home its second victory of the season after winning a 56-46 shootout last Friday at Cloudcroft.
Mountainair volleyball swept To’hajiilee last Thursday 3-0 (25-18, 25-11, 25-21).
East Mountain girls soccer won last Friday’s match at Portales, 3-1; the boys team lost at Portales, 3-0. Both squads hosted Bloomfield Tuesday after The Independent went to print.
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