Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Montoya, Hendren Lead Belen to Win.(Sports)

Byline: Brian Tregembo For the Journal

First-Half Scores Deliver 2-1 Victory

The Sun Devils blew into town Wednesday and the Lady Eagles soccer team just avoided getting burned. Belen defeated Sandia Prep 2-1.

The Eagles took control of the game early. Junior forward Michelle Montoya blasted a shot at Devils' keeper Kaylee Jensen just 10 minutes into the contest. Jensen charged the ball and cleared it, but the ball ricocheted off another Devils' defender to the back of the net. Montoya was credited with the goal, giving the Eagles the early 1-0 lead.

Belen got its second goal when LeAnne Hendren started a breakaway in the 37th minute. Hendren raced down the right side and crossed the ball to Melissa Gurule, who was able to score from point-blank range. …

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