Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Psychology Turns Into Reality.(Sports)

Byline: Randy Harrison Journal Staff Writer

Girls State Tournament

Class 2A

Navajo Prep And Texico To Battle

LAS CRUCES In a good-natured way, the psychological war has been on for a while, even if Class 2A's final battle for supremacy has waited until today.

From the school of poor-mouthing comes Texico coach Roy King, who says he has voted Navajo Prep (22-6) No. 1 in coaches' polls the entire season. Never mind that the rest of the world sees the Wolverines (26-1), top ranked and the defending 2A champions, as the prohibitive favorites in today's title game of the high school girls basketball state tournament.

"We'll have to play a full game to beat 'em," says King of Navajo Prep. …

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