Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Austin Humbles New Mexico.(Sports)

Byline: Glen Rosales For the Journal

Tough Tupelo Is Next for Scorpions

This was supposed to be a chance for the New Mexico Scorpions to measure themselves against the best the Western Professional Hockey League has to offer.

So far, the Scorpions have come up sorely lacking as Austin skated away with a relatively easy 4-1 victory Friday night in front of 3,965 fans at Tingley Coliseum.

It doesn't get any easier as the Tupelo T-Rex invade Tingley tonight. Tupelo whipped El Paso 6-1 on Friday to take over the league's overall lead in the race for home-ice advantage. The T-Rex lead New Mexico by two points, although the Scorps have played five fewer games. …

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