Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

2 Eagles Key In 46-37 Win.

Byline: Frank A. Gurule For the Journal

Strong Second Half Downs Del Norte

David Hull and Beto Sanchez combined for 27 points to lead the Belen boys basketball team to a 46-37 nondistrict win over Del Norte on Tuesday.

After watching Del Norte take an 18-17 lead after a sloppy first half, the Eagles caught fire in the final two quarters. Hull canned eight third-quarter points and 6-foot-2 sophomore Gabe Baca contributed a pair of field goals as Belen outscored the Knights 14-5 in the period. The Eagles led 31-23 after three quarters.

"I really felt good in the game," said Baca, who started his first varsity contest. "Del Norte was winless and we didn't want to be the team to lose to them. …

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