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A Closer Look: Capital at Santa Fe High

Capital High's Christian Martinez, center, drives to the basket through Santa Fe's, from left, Hayden Hargrove, Ricardo Martinez and Jordan Booth Homer. The game was played at Santa Fe High on Wednesday..
(Eddie Moore/Albuquerque Journal)
Capital High's Christian Martinez, center, drives to the basket through Santa Fe's, from left, Hayden Hargrove, Ricardo Martinez and Jordan Booth Homer. The game was played at Santa Fe High on Wednesday.. (Eddie Moore/Albuquerque Journal)
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In Capital’s 67-58 win over crosstown rival Santa Fe’s District 2-4A matchup on Wednesday night at Santa Fe High, the Jaguars outrebounded the Demons, 26-17, including an 11-4 advantage on the offensive boards. … Capital’s leading rebounder was Christian Martinez with eight rebounds. Michael Sanders followed with eight and Taylor Martinez finished with four offensive rebounds. … The Demons were paced by Rico Gonzales with seven rebounds. Wyatt Honstein and Elliott Nicholasfollowed with three apiece.

From the field, Capital went 26 for 50 from the field, including 1-for6 shooting from 3-point territory. … Santa Fe was 17 for 36 from the floor and 7 for 15 from beyond the arch. … From the foul line, the Jaguars were 14 for 20, and the Demons were 17 for 19. … Leading scorers for Capital were Taylor Martinez, who went 11 for 15 from the floor, and 2 for 3 from the foul line, for 24 points; Christian Martinez was 7 for 11 from the field, and 6 for 10 from the line for 20 points; and Michael Lopez was 6 for 14 from the floor, and 5 for 6 from the line for 17 points. … For Santa Fe, high scorers were Elliott Nicholas, who was 5 for 7 from the field, and 11 for 13 from the foul line for 22 points; Tres Chaires was 6 for 12 from the field, and 4 for 4 from the line for 18 points; and Wyatt Honstein was 4 for 8 from the field, including 2-of-5 shooting from beyond the arch for 12 points.

Capital finished with 10 turnovers against 12 for Santa Fe.

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