Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

La Cueva Boys, Sandia Girls Seeking a Repeat.(Final)

Byline: Harold Smith For the Journal


A Big Surprise By Bulldawgs

The La Cueva boys and Sandia girls will try to earn repeat Class 5A team titles in the finals of the State Tennis Tournament today at the University of New Mexico's Lobo Tennis Club.

The Bears will seek their third straight crown when they meet surprising Las Cruces High. The Matadors girls, in a rematch from their state-finals win last year, will face Hobbs. Matches get under way at 9:45 a.m.

"Everyone just needs to go out there and do the best they can," said Bears senior Mike Cohen, the team captain.

Under a skin-reddening sun, 16 teams -- eight boys and eight girls squads -- began the competition Friday morning at three sites: LTC, Albuquerque Academy and Albuquerque Tennis Complex. …

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