Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

No Consolation.(Final)

Byline: Ken Sickenger Journal Staff Writer

HIGH SCHOOL CHAMPIONSHIP WEEK

Bears, Bulldawgs Will Play for Title

FARMINGTON -- La Cueva's top-ranked, undefeated baseball team finally had a streak snapped Friday.

Not that the Bears minded.

For the first time in three years, La Cueva won't be playing in the Class 5A tournament's third-place game today. Instead the Bears will take the big stage, facing Las Cruces in the championship contest at 5 p.m. at Ricketts Park.

La Cueva earned its way into the title game with a dominating, 10-0 semifinal win over Valley. In the other 5A semifinal, the Bulldawgs came from behind to top Del Norte 8-7. …

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