Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Cibola Drops Gallup; Bulldogs Win.(Sports)

Byline: From Journal Reports


The Gallup High School volleyball team might have entered the contest with some reasonable hope of competing with Cibola. After all, the Bengals recently had scored victories over district rivals Valley and West Mesa.

But conquering the Cougars proved to be an entirely different kind of task as Cibola buried the Bengals 15-3, 15-3, 15-6.

The Cougars (10-4, 4-1 in 1AAAAA), after an opening-game rout, started the second in similar fashion, blitzing Gallup (5-8, 2-3) for the game's first 14 points. The only bright spot for the Bengals came at the end of the second and beginning of the third game.

Gallup won three of the final four points of the second game and continued a mini-streak by winning the first four of the third. …

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