Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Los Lunas' Gym To Be Filled to Rafters.(Sports)

Byline: Eric Butler For the Journal

Espanola-Academy Contest Is Sold Out

BOYS BASKETBALL

It's probably a good thing senior Kevin Smith and assistant coach Wally Salata made the move from Los Lunas to Rio Grande for this school year.

Because with the Ravens heading to Los Lunas for the Region C, Class 5A boys basketball finals against Las Cruces, it's one of the few certain ways of getting admission into the Los Lunas High School gym Saturday.

As regional championships begin today in four sites around the state, no tournament host will feel the crunch more than Los Lunas.

With a seating capacity of 2,000, the Los Lunas gym is smaller than the venues in Hobbs (capacity 5,000), Espanola (3,700) and Rio Rancho (3,000). …

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