Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

La Cueva Overcomes Spirited Demonettes.(Sports)

Byline: Ken Sickenger Journal Staff Writer

The Santa Fe girls basketball team flashed plenty of three-point firepower and hustle, but it wasn't enough to overcome visiting La Cueva on Thursday night.

The Demonettes drained nine three-pointers, forced numerous turnovers and battled until the final buzzer, only to come up on the wrong end of a 69-60 decision.

"I thought we played a good game. I don't have too many complaints," Santa Fe coach Ron Drake said. "We just had to keep battling from behind, and that's tough against a team like La Cueva."

The Demonettes gave it a spirited effort against the Bears, who are ranked second in New Mexico's Class 5A and 50th in this week's FoxSports. …

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