Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Sartans Swarm Los Alamos, 77-62.(Sports)

Byline: James Yodice Journal Staff Writer

If you want a basketball explanation, an X-and-O breakdown, St. Pius' 77-62 whipping of Los Alamos on Wednesday night had plenty of interesting storylines.

These two words might have been the most keen and concise analysis:

"We're back."

So boasted the Sartans' best player, junior Daniel Lovato, as St. Pius offered a performance as good as any it has had this season, a win that gets it back into the District 2-4A race.

"We decided that enough was enough," Lovato said. "It's our time to shine, all the way to the state championship game."

The Sartans recovered two days after a devastating loss at home to Espanola Valley, and in the process avenged a 67-54 loss in Los Alamos on Jan. …

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