Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Cibola Loses to Eldorado 43-21.(Sports)

Byline: James Yodice Journal Staff Writer

* Cougars were undone by subpar special teams and a couple of offensive calls that backfired

OK, so maybe it wasn't the game of the year...

...but it wasn't far from it.

Fifth-ranked Eldorado and Cibola traded spectacular body blows during a mostly riveting second half at least until the last five minutes, when the Eagles turned a close game into a rout and beat the Cougars 43-21 in high school football action Friday night at Milne Stadium.

The final score was somewhat deceptive: the game was tied 21-21 early in the fourth quarter.

In either event, Cibola (3-2) dropped its second straight game headed into a bye week. …

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