Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Cardinals Come Up With Upset.(Sports)

Byline: Will Webber Journal Staff Writer

LAS CRUCES Cinderella has finally made an appearance at the girls basketball state tournament, and she's come to the dance wearing the red and white uniform of Las Vegas Robertson.

In the tournament's biggest upset to date, the upstart Cardinals (15-11) knocked off second-ranked Lovington, 65-61, Thursday to earn a berth in Saturday's championship game against top-ranked Portales. Robertson's win was the first victory for a team from northern New Mexico in five tries St. Michael's, Coronado, Los Alamos and McCurdy all had been sent home early with losses on Wednesday night and Thursday afternoon. Espanola Valley was taking on Kirtland Central late Thursday. …

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