Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Spartans, Rams Move to Championship Games.(West Side Journal)

Byline: Eric Butler For the Journal

LAS CRUCES -- Bernalillo catcher Kerry Mondragon made the final out for the Spartans in their state semifinal softball contest, but that didn't matter.

She was also the one who singled home the winning run against Bloomfield on Friday.

At the Field of Dreams complex, timely hitting by the Spartans near the end of their contest gave them a 2-1 victory over the Bobcats.

Today, Bernalillo will play for the Class 3A crown at noon, against defending champion Lovington.

Rio Rancho will also go for a title in 5A, at 3 p.m. against Alamogordo, after defeating La Cueva in 5A.

St. Pius will have to settle for a third-place contest as the Sartans fell 6-0 to traditional power Farmington. …

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