Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Leopards Lose To Hope In Opening Round, 53-41.(Sports)

Byline: Journal Staff Report

LAS CRUCES Coronado's dream of a Class AA state title ended late Wednesday night when the Leopards lost to Hope Christian in the state quarterfinals.

The Leopards were dominated in the opening-round matchup at the Girls State Basketball Tournament, falling 53-41. Coronado enjoyed a 7-2 lead early in the first quarter but was efficiently dismantled from that point.

Vanessa Gallegos lead Coronado on Wednesday with 20 points, while Rianna Harris had nine points and 13 rebounds. …

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