Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Blackout Postpones Bernalillo, Belen Game.(Sports)

Byline: David Lepre Jr. For the Journal

BERNALILLO A power shortage caused a blackout at Bernalillo's Joseph Kloeppel Gymnasium with roughly a minute left during the junior varsity game Friday night, causing the two schools to reschedule the varsity game for Wednesday night.

The shortage caused those in attendance to sit in total darkness for roughly one minute before the building's backup emergency lights kicked on. The facility was unable, however, to regain full power, causing only a fraction of the lights needed to play the varsity game to reignite and never allowing the gym's lighting system to return to full strength.

As a result, Bernalillo athletic director Clarence Griego rescheduled the game against Belen for Wednesday night at 7:30 p. …

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