SANTA FE, N.M. — A look back at the top sports stories in northern New Mexico
SUNDEVILS WIN AGAIN: Coming off a championship in the Jalene Berger Holiday Hoops Classic in Rio Rancho on Saturday, the top-ranked Española Valley boys basketball team remained undefeated, cruising to a 73-54 win over St. Michael’s on Wednesday. Zach Mascarenas had 17 points and Martin Garcia 15 for the Sundevils, who improved to 13-0.
SPARTANS SUCCEED: Despite 24 points and five assists from guard Arjay Ortiz, Robertson came up short in the championship game of the Stu Clark Tournament at New Mexico Highlands on Saturday, losing 71-63 to Bernalillo.
NEW HARDROCK BOARD MEMBER: Los Alamos resident Tom Stockton has been named to the board of directors of the Hardrock 100 Endurance Run, a 100.5-mile event that features 33,992 feet of climbing and 33,992 feet of descent with an average altitude of more than 11,000 feet in southern Colorado’s San Juan mountain range. “I’m excited to bring my decision analytics experience to the Hardrock board to help it make transparent decisions that preserve core Hardrock and ultra-running community values,” said Stockton, who has been a part of the race as a runner, pacer and volunteer since 2004.
UPCOMING THINGS TO SEE OR DO:
RUNNING: If you’re feeling a little crazy, perhaps it is time to prepare for the upcoming Corrida de los Locos 5-mile cross-country race coming Feb. 3 at the Marty Sanchez Links de Santa Fe Golf Course. For information or to register online, see newmexicosportsonline.com.
FREE THROW SHOOTING: To support the Santa Fe High School baseball program, deadeye basketball shooters are invited to a foul shooting and a three-point shooting contest Saturday at the Demons’ auxiliary gym. To register, see engbaseballacademy.wufoo.com/forms/wxwr8oy13rm2o9.