Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Belen's Season Ends.

Byline: Brian Tregembo For The Journal

Eagles Lose To Pintos in Tourney

Belen's LeAnne Hendren scored a goal just 53 seconds into the Eagles' first-round state tournament game Nov. 2; but she and her teammates soon found that it isn't easy beating green.

The Moriarty Pintos defeated the Eagles 4-2 at the New Mexico Soccer Complex in Bernalillo, ending Belen's season and hopes of a state title.

Hendren's unassisted goal in the first minute took the Pintos by surprise and put the Eagles in command early. The Pinto forwards put considerable pressure on the Eagles throughout the first half. Belen's keeper, Stephanie Sanchez, kept the Pintos off the scoreboard with several diving saves. …

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