Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Pintos Fall to St. Pius.(Sports)

Byline: Tim Menicutch Journal Staff Writer

Moriarty Can't Get Past Tough Defense

ALBUQUERQUE Some of the names have changed. There's a definite balance in physical talent. But still the song remains the same.

Moriarty High, fielding its best girls soccer team in the history of the school, still cannot find a way to defeat interminable tormentor St. Pius.

In a much-anticipated matchup between two of the top Class 4A teams in the state, St. Pius relied on a choking defense and an opportunistic offense to pin a 2-0 defeat on Moriarty and continue its dominance of the long-standing rivalry on a stifling hot late Saturday morning at Sartan Stadium.

Moriarty's effort was valiant. …

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