Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Eagles Fall to 2-10 With Pair of Losses.

Byline: Frank A. Gurule For the Journal

Hot Springs, Del Norte Emerge With Victories

The Belen girls basketball team came up short in a pair of non-conference games over the weekend.

On Friday, the visiting Hot Springs Tigers (6-7) of Truth or Consequences clawed the Eagles, 51-28. On Saturday at Del Norte, the Knights ripped the Eagles, 69-40.

The losses dropped Belen to 2-10.

In a foul-marred game against Hot Springs, the Tigers built a 16-6 first quarter lead and never trailed. There were 35 combined fouls called in the contest.

Paz Diaz, the Tigers' 5-foot-4 senior point guard, was the team's spark plug. She led Hot Springs with 17 points and dished out eight assists. …

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