Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Eagles Soar Over Own Tourney.(Sports)

Byline: Journal Staff Report

Tiger Ace Takes Individual Trophy

Belen and Los Lunas opened their 2001 prep golf seasons about as well as either could have wished.

The Eagles won the Belen Invitational on Monday at Tierra del Sol Country Club in Belen, while the Tigers were second in the eight-team field.

Belen shot 335 to Los Lunas' 343, while Raton and Socorro tied for third a stroke behind the Tigers. Deming, just behind in fifth place, had a 345.

Sophomore Martin Carranza, a transfer from Mexico, led Belen with a four-over 76. He is playing as the Eagles' No. 1 this season.

Senior Joey Rivera shot 83, and senior Eric Sanchez carded 85. …

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