Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Roswell Bounces Lady Pintos.(Sports)

Byline: Journal Staff Report

A fast start amounted to nothing more than false hope for the Moriarty High volleyball team as it was ousted 3-1 by host Roswell in the first round of the District 4AAAA playoffs Oct. 26.

The loss put a merciful end to a disappointing season for the Lady Pintos, who captured only five matches in 20 outings this season after finishing second in the Class AAA state tournament a year ago.

"There were just so many things along the way this season injuries, illness and so on," said Moriarty head coach Lynne VanderMey. "There were so many obstacles, it just seemed like a winning season wasn't meant to be."

Moriarty (5-15) played without all-state setter Alex Tixier virtually the entire season. …

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