Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Lady Pintos' Volleyball Effort Good.(Sports)

Byline: Journal Staff Report

The Moriarty volleyball team's latest loss was altogether encouraging as far as head coach Lynne VanderMey is concerned.

Despite a straight-game setback against host Portales on Friday night, VanderMey was hardly discouraged.

"We played really well," said VanderMey, whose team lost the match by the scores of 15-12, 15-11 and 15-8. "Portales is the best team we've played all season. They are big and athletic. I have to believe they are one of the favorites for the Class AAA state title."

Moriarty wraps up the nondistrict season today when it visits Ruidoso. The Lady Pintos kick off District 4AAAA play Saturday at Goddard in Roswell. …

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