Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Bench Saves Elida In a Win Vs. Tatum.(Sports)

Byline: From Journal Reports

Cliff Extends Streak Against Magdalena

Class 1A

LAS CRUCES Even with two of Elida's top scorers on the bench in foul trouble, the Tigers went on a key 13-0 run in the second half to break open a close game Thursday night and roll over Tatum 48-31 in the Class 1A semifinals of the high school girls state basketball tournament at Las Cruces High.

Elida (24-3) plays undefeated Cliff (28-0) on Saturday night at 7 for the title at the Pan American Center. The Cowgirls downed Magdalena in the Thursday's earlier semifinal. Tatum (22-6) faces Magdalena (23-5) for third place this afternoon at 2 at the Pan Am Center.

ELIDA 48, TATUM 31: Krysten Howard and Tammy Dixon had picked up their fourth fouls during the third quarter. …

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