Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Winless Avonite Gets 1st Victory in Tourney.(Sports)

Byline: Frank A. Gurule For the Journal

In a huge upset, Avonite 0-12 in the regular season sent the Red Storm (4-8) packing with a 55-46 win in the "B" Tournament of the Los Lunas Men's Basketball Association.

The rough contest was called by the officials with 58 seconds remaining due to numerous technical fouls and ejections. Henry Trujillo led Avonite with 19 points. Tavi Gomez was the sole Red Stormer in double figures with 14.

Also in the "B" tournament's single-elimination format, the Raptors advanced to the second round with a 58-50 squeaker over Amen. Donald Marquez scored 30 points to pace the Raptors (3-10). Jerry Bruce and Randy Jaramillo each popped in 18 for Amen (0-13). …

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