Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Belen Posts First Win of Year.

Byline: James Yodice Journal Staff Writer

Los Lunas Surges Past Rio Grande 17-6

For Los Lunas, it's "bye" time. Belen simply waved bye-bye to a losing streak.

The Tigers (4-2) prepped for what will almost certainly be a tough district with an effective 17-6 victory at Milne Stadium against Rio Grande on Sept. 28.

Belen, on the road in Gallup the following night, scored a touchdown in the final minute to snap a four-game losing skid to begin the season and beat the Bengals 21-14.

The Eagles play Sandia at Wilson Stadium tonight at 7 before playing host to Deming on Oct. 13 in their District 3AAAA opener.

Belen junior quarterback Ryan Vanlandingham completed a 32-yard touchdown pass to Michael Garcia with 51 seconds to break a 14-14 tie in Gallup. …

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