Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Hobbs Overcomes All Obstacles To Get Win.(Sports)

Byline: Ken Sickenger Journal Staff Writer

The Hobbs Eagles had some large numbers stacked against them for Tuesday night's District 4-5A boys basketball opener at Manzano.

*Seven hours spent riding through snowy conditions to reach the game.

*Twenty-seven points scored by the Monarchs' Anthony Fuller.

*Twenty-four free throws attempted by Manzano to just nine for the visitors.

Did the numbers add up to an upset of Class 5A's top-ranked Eagles?

Not by a longshot.

Getting 56 combined points from Ronald Ross and Chris Dunn and forcing 35 turnovers, the Eagles soared to an easy 94-41 win in front of a large crowd at Manzano. …

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