Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Eldorado Closes The Deal.(Sports)

Byline: Kenn Rodriguez For the Journal

Albright Goal Holds Up To Defeat Hobbs

After Eldorado's boys soccer team beat nationally top-ranked Sandia in Friday's AAAAA semifinal, many Eagle fans chanted "Now we're No. 1!"

On Saturday, the team proved it, defeating its District 4AAAAA rival Hobbs 1-0 in a tight championship game.

Eldorado's Randy Albright scored the game winner in the 52nd minute when he banged in a 30-yard free shot from the left side of the field.

The free kick came after Hobbs midfielder Jake Buie pulled Eldorado forward Cary Dougherty down as he streaked toward the goal.

"I just let it rip," Albright said of the free kick. …

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