Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Rams Girls Stay Perfect in District.(Sports)

Byline: Journal Staff Report

It was far tougher than Rio Rancho High School might have expected, but a win is a win.

The Rams struggled with West Mesa on Friday night in girls basketball, but Rio Rancho's 56-39 victory kept it undefeated in District 1-5A at 7-0.

The Rams are 16-3 overall.

Rio Rancho didn't break the game open until the final period, as the scrappy Mustangs (4-15, 0-7) had to overcome some foul trouble.

Post Bridgette Johnson led Rio Rancho with 18 points. Brio Rode added 13 points. The Rams shot 36 free throws and made 24.

Paulene Shebala led West Mesa with nine points. Stephanie Montes added eight points and Charlotte Williams seven. …

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