Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Pintos Log 3 More Losses.(Sports)

Byline: Journal Staff Report

The Moriarty High boys basketball team, which hasn't won a game since early December, saw its losing streak reach 13 on Tuesday night when visiting Taos defeated the Pintos 70-59 in a nondistrict contest.

On Saturday night, Moriarty had finally kicked off District 4-4A play with a 59-40 loss at Artesia. The Pintos then dropped a district make-up game Monday night when visiting Goddard knocked them off 71-50.

In Tuesday's game, Moriarty (0-2, 3-15) fell behind 40-24 at halftime before staging a decent second-half comeback.

The game was decided at the free-throw line, where Taos converted 37 of 47. Moriarty was awarded only 18 free throws and made 10. …

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