Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Mustangs Grab 1Out of 3.(Sports)

Byline: Jean VanAman For the Journal

Boys Win Closing Tourney Game 58-37

Despite threatening weather, the Mountainair varsity boys basketball team made the trip to a tournament Jan. 11-13 in Lordsburg, where they spent three days and two nights in competition with seven other teams.

On the tourney's first day, Mountainair lost to Animas 50-44. The Mustangs trailed throughout the game but worked their way back to within three points with one minute to play.

Roman Barham and Juan Nunez each contributed 12 points in that first-round game.

On Friday, the Mustangs fell 71-41 to Academia Juarez, a team from Mexico comparable to a New Mexico Class AAA team. …

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