Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Lady Horsemen Cold in Loss.(Sports)

Byline: Will Webber Journal Staff Writer

St. Michael's Poor Shooting Against Portales Ends Title Dreams

LAS CRUCES Making their second consecutive trip to the Class 3A state basketball tournament, the St. Michael's Lady Horsemen were dispatched in ugly fashion in Thursday's semifinal round, losing to top-ranked Portales, 44-30.

Converting just 16 percent of their shots from the floor including a horrid two of 20 from beyond the 3-point line the Lady Horsemen never got into a rhythm on offense. Portales (19-8) slowly pulled away. The Rams also dominated the game inside, outrebounding the Lady Horsemen 46-32.

The loss sends St. Michael's to today's third-place game against Lovington. …

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