Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Lady Bears Extend Losing Streak.(Sports)

Byline: Journal Staff Report

Undaunted, Team Aims for Turnaround

The Estancia High volleyball team's losing streak reached seven games after back-to-back District 2AA setbacks against Fort Sumner and Tucumcari last week.

The Lady Bears' district mark fell to 0-3 on Sept. 28 when powerful host Fort Sumner scored an easy three-game victory by scores of 15-1, 15-0 and 15-4.

"Fort Sumner is tough as nails," said Estancia head coach Arlene Perea. "They've got a great game. They are the best team in the district, by far."

Despite the lopsided loss, Perea was not discouraged. She simply felt her team was overmatched.

"We had the normal things go wrong and, against a team like that, they expose your weaknesses," Perea said. …

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