Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

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La Cueva Will Face Las Cruces in Semis


SANTA ANA PUEBLO The Sandia girls soccer team will get the rematch it has been waiting for today in the Class AAAAA tournament semifinals.

The Matadors dominated Albuquerque High 4-0 to earn a shot at defending state champion Eldorado, which squeaked by Alamogordo in overtime 1-0. The Eagles defeated Sandia early this season and, more importantly, in the 1999 title game.

Today's other semifinal will feature La Cueva, a 1-0 quarterfinal winner over Cibola, against Las Cruces. The Lady Bulldawgs advanced by defeating Manzano 3-1.

Las Cruces and La Cueva meet at 11:15 a.m., with Sandia and Eldorado playing at 4:30 p.m.

LA CUEVA 1, CIBOLA 0: The Bears (13-4) advanced to the second round by scoring once and shutting out the Cougars in their first tournament appearance in more than a decade. …

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