Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Foothill Not Discouraged by Lopsided Loss.(Sports)

Byline: Randy Harrison Journal Staff Writer

* Interscholastic basketball is a new tool used by the youth center

Any coach commonly wonders how his team will react to a loss. Matthew Bazan, coach of an uncommon and winless team, simply was trying not to panic.

His fledgling Foothill Falcons high school girls basketball team was "totally devastated and a little humiliated" after losing 107-11 last Saturday night at Hope Christian. Worse, the next practice was 6:30 the next morning.

"I admit I was a little worried about how (the players) would respond," says Bazan. "But Sunday morning, we talked about it. They bounced back and got a good result."

Specifically, the "good result" was a 22-20 win over Evangel Christian. …

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