Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Bears Girls Stumble In 74-28 Defeat.(Sports)

Byline: Journal Staff Report

In a game head coach Troy Schmidt would just as soon put behind him, the Estancia High girls basketball team was dismantled 74-28 by visiting Tucumcari on Dec. 20 in a District 6AA opener for both schools.

"We just have to forget about this one and get it out of our system," said Schmidt. "We had quarters of four, six and six points. That's just not going to get it done."

The Lady Bears (3-8) hit the court cold and fell behind 14-4 at the end of one period. By halftime, Tucumcari had extended its advantage to 38-10.

"We came out flat," said Schmidt, who entered the game encouraged by his team's play after a consolation championship at the Dec. …

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