Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Cibola Girls Rally To Beat Artesia.(Sports)

Byline: James Yodice Journal Staff Writer

Cougars Were Down 4-0 Going Into 4th

At 1-0, Cibola High School softball coach Gene Victor had his doubts.

"I was concerned," he said.

Down 4-0, he might have been wondering what time today's consolation bracket game would be played and who his Cougars would be playing.

Instead, Cibola on Friday afternoon staged a furious rally at Eagle Ridge Middle School, capped by a two-run sixth inning, and overtook Artesia 6-4 in a quarterfinal game of the Rio Rancho Invitational.

"The girls didn't quit," Victor said, "and that's important."

Cibola (5-3-1) takes on La Cueva at 10 this morning on Field 1 at Eagle Ridge. The host Rams (7-2) face Santa Fe at 8 a.m. in the first semifinal. …

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