TOP RESULTS: The Pecos boys repeated as Class 3A state champions after top runners Julian Garcia and Josh DeHerrera finished 1-2 to help the Panthers to a 34-43 victory over Laguna Acoma. The Mesa Vista boys easily repeated as 1A-2A champs in 39-61 win over Alamo Navajo. In 4A, Santa Fe Indian School’s Michael Tenorio won the individual gold. On the girls side, the Los Alamos streak of seven straight championships came to an end as the Hilltoppers were runners-up to Albuquerque Academy 52-58. The Taos girls won for the third time in four years, 48-57 over East Mountain behind strong performances from Cara Cannedy and Elizabeth Reyes, who finished second and third. In 3A, Desert Academy’s Lia Kane was the runner-up to Terri Daily of Laguna Acoma.
BYE FOR ST. MIKE’S: Second-seeded St. Michael’s swept its four sets in the pool-play portion of the state tournament Thursday, earning a bye to today’s Class 4A quarterfinal match against the winner between Portales and Shiprock.
OPENING POSTPONED: The lingering warm weather has taken a bite out of the Sipapu Ski Resort’s planned opening Saturday. Crew were finally able to start making snow earlier in the week, but the opening has been pushed back to a planned date of Nov. 19.
UPCOMING THINGS TO SEE OR DO
HOOPS: Northern New Mexico College in Española will be playing a men’s and women’s doubleheader Wednesday, with the men set to host to Wayland Baptist at 7 p.m., followed by the women against Adams State.
GOLF: The Cochiti Golf Club’s annual Turkey Shootout is coming up Nov. 18 in a 2-person scramble event. A 10 a.m. shotgun start precedes a turkey dinner. Among the competitions will be a closest-to-the-turkey shot. For more information, contact Jude Suina at firstname.lastname@example.org.
CYCLING: Gear up for Cranksgiving on Saturday in a bike ride, food drive and scavenger hunt to benefit The Food Depot of Northern New Mexico. Last year’s effort collected almost 1,600 pounds of food. Registration begins at 11 a.m. at Santa Fe’s Back Road Pizza, 1807 Second St.
OUTDOORS: In honor of Veteran’s Day today, fees at many recreation sites and amenities within the Santa Fe National Forest will be waived. In addition, fees at all national forests and grasslands will be waived at many day-use sites, including picnic grounds and developed trailheads.
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