Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Cibola Cougars Overpower Gallup Bengals, 52-21.

Byline: Eric Butler For the Journal

Cibola's boys basketball players might be a little too young to remember Earl Diddle's biggest contribution to the history of New Mexico hoops upsets.

But, judging from the way the Cougars manhandled visiting Gallup 52-21 on Thursday night, Diddle would have had to pull off another whale of a shocker to pick up a win.

Diddle was the coach for Eastern New Mexico when the Greyhounds stunned New Mexico in the Pit in 1991. Now the first-year coach at Gallup, Diddle and his troops didn't appear to have nearly the same kind of opportunity for a victory this time.

Cibola (9-8, 3-2 in 1-5A) rapidly moved to the lead from the get-go. …

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