Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Cavegirls Hope To Buck Trend.(Final)

Byline: Eric Butler For the Journal

Tigers Have 3-1 Edge in Series

LAS CRUCES The high school softball state tournament usually is a place at which teams fairly unfamiliar with each other square off, especially in the first round.

But as competition begins today, Class 5A semifinalists Carlsbad and Alamogordo already are well-versed in the each other's ways.

The two-time defending champion Cavegirls (20-7) are hoping that some fairly significant tweaking of their lineup might be enough to reverse the trend of the four games they've already played against the Tigers. Alamo (23-2) won three of the four, including a doubleheader sweep in Carlsbad. …

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