Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Belen Stumbles Against Onate in Volleyball Match.

Byline: Frank A. Gurule For the Journal

In their first-ever meeting, the visiting Onate Knights defeated the Belen Eagles in a District 3AAAA volleyball match, 3-0, Saturday morning.

Onate took early leads in the first two games held on a pair of 16-14 wins. The Knights closed out the Eagles with a 15-5 win.

Belen was coming off a hard-fought 3-2 district win at home over Deming the previous day, 9-15, 15-5, 9-15, 15-12, 15-13. But the victory might have taken a toll on the young Eagle volleyballers.

Eagle senior Grace Carew, though, said that was no excuse against Onate.

"We just waited too long to start scoring," she said. "We were a little bit tired from last night's (Friday) game against Deming. …

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