Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Manzano Edges Past Eagles in Hoops Contest.(Sports)

Byline: Frank A. Gurule For the Journal

Third-Period Surge Seals the Victory

A 17-point third-quarter surge helped lift visiting Manzano past Belen 54-51 in an exciting boys basketball game Friday night.

Anthony Fuller, the Monarchs' 6-foot-3 postman, scored 25 points to pace his team. He is the son of former University of New Mexico Lobo Chester Fuller. Teammate Charles Flores was the only other Monarch to score in double figures, adding 10 to the win.

"We played well, although we could have been better at the free-throw line," said Belen head coach Dave Medina. "It was a disciplined game, both ways. We played our type of game."

The Class AAAAA Monarchs grabbed a 16-13 first-quarter lead on a nine-point surge by Fuller. …

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