Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

3-Pointers Redeem Monarchs for Win.(Sports)

Byline: Journal Staff Report

Carlos Flores hit two pivotal three-pointers in the second half as the Manzano High boys basketball team came from behind to defeat host Belen 54-51 in a nondistrict game Friday.

Flores, an East Mountains resident, scored 10 points as Manzano improved its record to 3-4 heading into the Christmas break.

"Belen was up at halftime (26-25)," said Manzano head coach Larry Williams. "Carlos hit both his three-pointers at crucial times in the game."

Manzano turned the tide by outscoring Belen 17-11 in the third quarter, with Flores tallying six points in the pivotal period. After their third-quarter run, the Monarchs never trailed again. …

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