Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Valley's State Title Hopes Dashed by La Cueva.(West Side Journal)

Byline: James Yodice Journal Staff Writer

Vikings Get One Hit in 10-0 Loss

FARMINGTON -- When a slow-rolling infield single qualifies as your baseball team's most positive development, it's a bad day.

The Valley Vikings' side of the ledger Friday morning against top-ranked La Cueva was surprisingly devoid of activity. The undefeated Bears (28-0) rolled to a 10-0, six-inning victory in the Class 5A state semifinals at Ricketts Park.

"They hit the ball; we didn't hit the ball. They made plays; we didn't," Valley senior catcher Nash Garcia said. "They just outplayed us."

In suffering their first shutout loss of the year, the Vikings (19-8-1) produced only one hit. …

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