Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Father and Daughter A Winning Lineage.(Sports)

Byline: Randy Harrison Journal Staff Writer

LAS CRUCES On the Navajo Prep bench, the brash and demonstrative Robert Adams cuts a flashy figure shaved head, meticulously dressed, stylish black horn-rimmed glasses, earrings left and right.

On the floor, Farmington guard Shauntel Adams is quite the contrast. She's steady, workmanlike, a poker face in adversity or ecstasy.

What they have in common is a bloodline that's part of a winning pedigree. Both are one victory away from state high school basketball championships after Shauntel Adams' Scorpions knocked off Los Alamos 47-40 on Thursday in the Class 4A semifinal round at the Pan American Center.

Earlier that morning, Robert Adams coached Navajo Prep's girls to a 51-38 victory over Fort Sumner in the 2A semis. …

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