Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Rams Knocked Off by Sandia.(Sports)

Byline: James Yodice Journal Staff Writer

Rio Rancho To Play Clovis for 3rd Place

LAS CRUCES The Rio Rancho Rams chose a very bad time to play their worst game of the season.

The Rams were confounded, confused and, finally, just plain conquered Friday night at the Pan American Center, run over by powerful Sandia 67-43 in the Class 5A state semifinals.

By points, it was Rio Rancho's biggest defeat of the season. Given the stage, the final score was even more difficult to digest.

"We just didn't play very well tonight," said senior point guard Krystle Jim, her choice of words economical but very much on-target.

In losing for the first time in eight weeks Rio Rancho won 12 in a row after Kirtland Central beat the team Jan. …

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