Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Pintos' Winning Streak Ends.(Mountain View)

Byline: Tim Menicutch Journal Staff Writer

But Team Comes Back in 2nd Game

The Moriarty High baseball team was not unbeatable in District 4-4A this season.

All it took was one of the top starting pitchers in the state to expose the Pintos' vulnerability.

Artesia lefty Robert Flores handcuffed Moriarty on four hits Saturday as the visiting Bulldogs snapped the Pintos' 11-game winning streak 7-1 in the first half of a doubleheader.

Moriarty, however, wasted no time starting a new streak. The Pintos (13-1, 20-4) bounced back to pummel Artesia 11-1 in the second game.

On Monday, Moriarty put the finishing touches on another superb regular season by roughing up host Artesia 13-5 on the road in a district finale for both teams. …

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