North Sports: Week in Review

SOCCER

HONORS: Los Alamos alum Jacqueline Linn, a junior defender at Colorado Mesa, was named to the women’s soccer Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference All-Academic team. She has a 3.67 grade-point average in mechanical engineering. … Taos grad Jonah Vigil of Adams State was named RMAC outdoor track freshman of the year after winning the 400-meter dash. He is nationally ranked in D-II top 10 in both the 200 and 400.

VOLLEYBALL / SOFTBALL

SIGNED: Santa Fe High’s Laila Bernardino, who had a team-best 160 kills to help the Demonettes reach the 5A state volleyball championship match this spring, signed to play volleyball at New Mexico Military Institute in Roswell. … Catcher/outfielder Chrislin Archuleta of West Las Vegas signed to play softball at Luna Community College.

SCHOLARSHIPS

ATHLETES REWARDED: Several local athletes received New Mexico Activities Awards: Sophia Sena, who competes in volleyball, basketball and tennis for Española Valley, received the $1,500 Pedro & Mateo Sandoval Strong Family Scholarship for excelling in athletics and academics; Santa Fe Indian School volleyball player Larissa Scott, who will be attending Stanford, earned the $1,000 Ralph Ortiz BPOE Elks Club of Santa Fe Scholarship for athletics and academics; Track athlete and basketball player Juan Branch of Española Valley earned the $10,000 Mike Mittlstaedt Memorial Scholarship for excelling in track and academics; St. Michael soccer standout Olivia Farrar earned a $2,000 Together We Rise Scholarship; and West Las Vegas track and cheer squad athlete, Julienne Rirsinaah, earned a $1,000 Together We Rise Scholarship.

GAMES

BASEBALL / Thursday

ST. MICHAEL’S 20, SOCORRO 0: For the host Horsemen (5-2), Troy Ettenson and Owen Gruda combined on a 2-hit shutout, with 10 strikeouts in five innings, and Ceejay Saiz went 4-4 with a home run and five RBI to power the mercy rule win over the Warriors.

Other Thursday scores: Santa Rosa 25, Peñasco 5; Santa Rosa 12, Peñasco 1; Pecos 26, Mora 26.

Wednesday

RIO RANCHO 17, CAPITAL 1: The visiting Jaguars (4-1) were unable to dent the scoreboard until the fifth inning, but, by then, they already trailed the Rams (9-0) 17-0.

Tuesday

ROBERTSON 14, TAOS 1; ROBERTSON 19, TAOS 1: The visiting Cardinals (3-1) put up a 10-spot in the first inning and Derek Montaño went 2-2 with three RBI to beat the Tigers (1-6) in the five-inning nightcap. In the opener, Quik Cordova had five RBI and Ace Gonzalez added three.

ST. MICHAEL’S 13, POJOAQUE VALLEY 2: The host Horsemen (4-2) got two RBI each from Reyes Baros, Derek Martinez, Isaac Ruiz, Troy Ettenson and Joaquin Armijo to overwhelm the Elks (2-2), who got an RBI each from Tse-Whang Pena and Joel Gonzales.

Other Tuesday scores: West Las Vegas 7, Los Alamos 5.

Monday

ST. MICHAEL’S 3, SANDIA PREP 2: Owen Gruda’s two-run double in the seventh led a 3-run, game-winning rally for the host Horsemen (3-2) over the Sundevils.

PEÑASCO 23, CIMARRON 1: David Lucero went 3-4 with four runs to lead the Panthers (1-2) to the mercy-rule win over the Rams.

SOFTBALL / Thursday

ST. MICHAEL’S 9, SOCORRO 8; ST. MICHAEL’S 11; SOCORRO 3: The host Horsemen (4-2) rallied for four runs in the sixth inning to come back and beat the Warriors in the nightcap for a sweep. In the opener, the Horsemen scored 10 runs in the first three innings, cruising for a win.

Wednesday

WEST LAS VEGAS 21, SANTA ROSA 0; WEST LAS VEGAS 17, SANTA ROSA 0: The visiting Dons (6-0) scored 11 in the first and allowed just two hits in the mercy-rule win over the Lions in the nightcap. In the opener, the Dons’ pitchers blanked the Lions without a hit while issuing seven walks.

Tuesday

ROBERTSON 8, TAOS 4: Liegha Lucero was 2-4, with three RBI, and Alexis Pacheco drove in two to lead the host Cardinals (5-0) to the win over the Tigers (0-4).

Other Tuesday scores: Bernalillo 17, Santa Fe 2.

UPCOMING THINGS TO SEE OR DO

HOOPS: The Family YMCA is taking registrations for its youth basketball leagues for children aged 4-5 and 6-7. For more information, see laymca.org.

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