Wednesday, April 2, 2008

All-Star hoops and local involvement

All-Star basketball games set
Sun-News report
Several area basketball players have been chosen to play in the North/South girls and boys basketball teams later this year.
In the Class 4A/5A girls game, Las Cruces High’s Domonique Rivera and Amy Fratzola earned spots in the game and will be joined by Mayfield’s Amanda Tucker and Desiree Marrufo and Oñate’s Erica Harris.
In the Class 4A/5A boys game, Onate’s J.C. Ayala, Mayfield’s Luis Quinones, Santa Teresa’s Kevin Paz and Gadsden’s Daniel Rico and Pedro Ortiz were selected.
Mesilla Valley Christian’s Jeremy Roman will play in the Class A/2A game, along with Cliff’s David Welburn and Jarrett Mendenhall.
In the Class A/2A girls game, Kayla Mayberry and Shannon Norris of Cliff were selected to play.
In the 3A girls game, Cobre will be represented by Sabrina Duran and Cecilia North.
In the 3A boys game, Hatch Valley’s Nathan Duran was selected to participate.
The Class A/2A and 4A/5A girls games will be May 31 in Gallup, while the 3A girls game will be July 11 in Las Vegas, N.M.
On the boys side, the A/2A game and 4A/5A game will be July 31 in Albuquerque, while the 3A game is slated for July 11 in Las Vegas, N.M.