Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Tucumcari Pleads for NMAA Overturn.(Sports)

Byline: Ken Sickenger Journal Staff Writer

School Impugns Title-Game Loss

Nearly two months after the game ended, an emotional battle over New Mexico's Class 2A state football championship continues.

Describing what they called "misapplication of rules," Tucumcari High School representatives Wednesday urged members of the New Mexico Activities Association board of directors to overturn Eunice's controversial 9-7 victory over the Rattlers in the Nov. 18 state-title game.

Tucumcari superintendent Felix Jimenez, athletic director Tom Trujillo and school board president Eddie Encinias addressed the board during a meeting at the NMAA's executive offices in Albuquerque. …

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