Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Chavez's Prep Career Comes to End.(West Side Journal)

Byline: James Yodice Journal Staff Writer

LAS VEGAS, N.M. -- For Mike Chavez, this is the end of what has been an incredible last four months.

It also is the end to his fabulous Bernalillo career.

The Spartans' senior will compete tonight in the annual Class 3A North-South All-Star boys basketball game at New Mexico Highlands, capping a whirlwind period in his life.

It began in March at the Pit.

Chavez, a senior forward, helped the Spartans reach the Final Four in Class 3A, where they were upended by Lovington.

Two months later, in mid-May, Chavez pitched many crucial innings in relief for Bernalillo in the 3A state baseball championship game in Farmington -- a game the Spartans lost in heartbreaking fashion to Santa Fe St. …

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