Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Cibola Teams Sweep Rio Rancho.

Byline: James Yodice Journal Staff Writer

Emotions Run High In Cougar Victories

SANTA ANA PUEBLO Tears, euphoria, anger, laughter.

On a nasty Thursday afternoon at the New Mexico Tournament Soccer Complex that proved to be a perfect welcome mat for autumn knocking at the door, there was a little bit of everything.

And while Rio Rancho is a relatively new school, it was Cibola excelling on a day of firsts as the Cougars swept the Rams in both boys and girls soccer games.

Cibola's girls beat Rio Rancho for the first time ever, a 3-0 shutout that was the District 1AAAAA opener for both programs.

Cibola's boys scored twice in the game's first five minutes, stunning the Rams. …

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