Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Highland Defeats La Cueva in 2-5A.(Sports)

Byline: From Journal Reports

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It must seem sometimes to the Highland High School faithful that the boys basketball district season has been an endless series of near-misses.

But after coming close to victory on several occasions in tough District 2-5A, the Hornets didn't miss Tuesday night, running away from visiting La Cueva in the fourth quarter for a 77-58 win.

"We came out with confidence," said Highland's Tyrone Bullocks, who led the Hive with 18 points. "From here on out, I think we've got the mind-set to let Albuquerque know we're going to be a rude awakening."

Highland (10-9, 2-5) trailed 31-26 at half but ripped off a 13-2 run to start the second half. …

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