Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Bears' Late Surge Brings 69-66 Victory.(Sports)

Byline: Tim Menicutch Journal Staff Writer

Hope Christian Tourney Crown Won By Estancia

ALBUQUERQUE The Estancia High boys basketball team used a last-minute surge to grab the championship trophy at the Hope Christian Invitational.

Trailing by seven points with 2:11 remaining against Santa Fe Indian School in Saturday night's title game, Estancia made every shot count at showdown time.

The Bears scored the final 10 points of the game and rode off with a 69-66 tournament-clinching victory in front of a raucous near-sellout crowd at Barry Ehlert Gymnasium.

Estancia stole this one from previously undefeated Santa Fe Indian School (5-1). …

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