Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Rivals Rio Rancho, Cibola Face Off on Diamond.(Sports)

Byline: James Yodice Journal Staff Writer

Rams Favorite But Cougars Improving

Arguably, the two best baseball teams in District 1-5A are Rio Rancho and Cibola.

After the Rams and Cougars square off at 3:30 this afternoon in the league opener for both, the argument should at least have a slant in one direction or another.

Rio Rancho (10-2) welcomes Cibola (5-6-1) in what should be a highly entertaining matchup. The Rams are the 1-5A favorites, but the improving Cougars have been playing good baseball over the past few days and registered a solid win over Del Norte on Saturday.

"Cibola has some good kids," said Rio Rancho coach Ron Murphy. …

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