Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Lady Monarchs Fall Without Lead Scorer.(Sports)

Byline: Journal Staff Report

Hobbs topped Manzano 68-49 Friday night in a District 4-5A girls basketball game at Manzano High.

The Eagles pulled away with a 9-1 second-quarter spurt and then consistently maintained a lead of four to 10 points until blowing the game open to start the fourth period.

Sophomore Adrianne Ross led Hobbs (18-3, 5-1) with 30 points, and Amy Rosales added 16 for the Eagles.

Manzano (11-10, 2-5) came into the game without senior post player Fanoy Walters, the Monarchs' leading scorer with 17 in an earlier loss at Hobbs. Walters suffered an injury to her right knee a possible torn anterior cruciate ligament, according to Manzano coach Mandy Funk in practice last week. …

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