Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Tigers Hope Winning Streak Can Start Something Big.

Byline: James Yodice Journal Staff Writer

Victories Over Gallup, Belen Praised by Coach

After six weeks of the boys high school basketball season, the Los Lunas Tigers finally found some momentum.

For the first time this season, Los Lunas is on a winning streak, albeit a minor one. The Tigers have won two straight after victories over Gallup (43-37) and Belen (65-62) in the last two rounds of last week's Gallup tournament. Los Lunas finished fifth, Belen sixth.

The Tigers (5-9) are off until Tuesday, when they play host to Las Cruces High in the District 3-5A opener for both.

"The kids stepped up," first-year head coach Hamilton Doyle said. …

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