With seven first-place finishes and four runners-up, the Cleveland High School boys swimming and diving team won the District 2 championship at the Albuquerque Academy Natatorium.
The Rio Rancho High School bowling team won its fourth state championship at Albuquerque’s Silva Lanes in a match that went down to the last frame against five-time champion Cleveland High School last Saturday.
You’d be hard-pressed to find a bigger baseball guy than German Duran, who you can meet and watch pass along baseball tips Feb 17-18 at The Rio Rancho Sports Complex on High Resort Blvd.
The season became a bit more interesting for the Rio Rancho High School girls basketball team Thursday evening, after their victory at Volcano Vista High School.
The second regular-season meeting between Cleveland and Rio Rancho high schools’ girls basketball teams was nothing like the first meeting, which required two four-minute overtime sessions to settle.
It doesn’t get any easier than this: Winning all 10 contested matches, seven by fall, and claiming forfeits from your district foe on your way to a lopsided 76-0 victory.
Beating the past two seasons’ state champs on their home court, the Cleveland Storm slid into the driver’s seat Friday night after an impressive 108-77 rout of Rio Rancho.
Of course, there is no guarantee Friday (Feb. 2)evening’s Rams-Storm boys basketball contest at the Storm Center will match the excitement of their meeting last Friday, an 85-83 Rio Rancho victory in the RAC.
If you thought the first meeting of the city’s boys basketball teams at Rio Rancho High School last Friday (see story below) was exciting, you should have been in the Storm Center four nights later when Cleveland and Rio Rancho’s girls teams squared off in a District 1-6A contest.