Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Silver Hands Eagles 20-0 Home Loss.

Byline: Frank A. Gurule For the Journal

Football Finale Set for Saturday

Visiting Silver shut down Belen 20-0 on Friday to keep the Eagles winless in District 3AAAA with one football game left in their season.

The victory gave Silver, Class AAAA's seventh-ranked team, the district title and a berth in the playoffs. The Fighting Colts improved to 6-3 and 3-0.

Belen (0-3, 1-8) wraps up its season at Las Cruces Onate on Saturday.

"Belen played us tough, but our defense came through with some key turnovers," said Colts running back Art Martinez, who scored a touchdown in the fourth quarter to seal his team's win.

Belen had a shot to score early when Robert Rimorn recovered a Silver fumble at the Colts' 35-yard line with 7:12 left in the first quarter. …

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