Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Lady Tigers Hit Stride With Win Over Valley.(Sports)

Byline: James Yodice Journal Staff Writer

Team Reaches Halfway Mark with 7-4 Record

The Los Lunas girls basketball team, halfway through its season, has everything going in the right direction.

Or so it would appear.

The Tigers outlasted Valley on Dec. 14 in Albuquerque, 61-47, improving to 7-4.

Freshman Paige Powers and Vanessa Herrera each scored 12 points to pace the Tigers, with Valerie Martinez and Candice Martinez each adding 10 points.

The Tigers were methodical rather than dominating in their win.

"We struggled a little bit in the first quarter, but then we had a spurt and got up by five and then steadily pulled away from them," Los Lunas coach Mike Jenrette said. …

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