Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Los Lunas Girls Handed 67-50 Defeat at Las Cruces.(Sports)

Byline: Brian Tregembo For The Journal

Los Lunas girls basketball head coach Mike Jenrette predicted it would be tough playing on the road.

The Lady Tigers found out just how tough on Tuesday night, falling to the Las Cruces Bulldawgs, 67-50.

The loss dropped Los Lunas to 10-6 overall and 1-1 in District 3-5A. Las Cruces remained undefeated in district play at 3-0 and improved to 13-4 overall.

Los Lunas made the trip south to find a Bulldawgs team built on speed and a stingy defense. Las Cruces' quickness led to easy layups in the transition game, and its solid zone defense kept the Tigers on the perimeter all night.

"We were impatient with our zone offense," Jenrette said. …

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