High school sporting calendar heads to state playoff tournaments
FARMINGTON The regular season of boys and girls football is over, and only a select few advance to state tournaments starting later this week.
Meanwhile, district volleyball games are entering the final weeks of the season with many teams still looking to make a final push towards the state tournament, which opens on Tuesday, November 9.
Here’s a look back at the local sporting action from last weekend.
FARMINGTON 4, Piedra Vista 3 (F / 2OT)
The Farmington boys’ soccer team closed the regular season with a spectacular 4-3 double overtime victory Saturday afternoon at Hutchison Stadium over Crosstown rival Piedra Vista.
Both teams have enjoyed quick starts in what will likely be the last games for both teams this season. The Panthers and Scorpions were tied at 2 at the end of the first half and then both teams tied the goals in the second half, setting the stage for extra time.
After a scoreless first overtime, Farmington closed the game with a win in second overtime, ending a 10-game losing streak and claiming his first District 2-5A victory this season.
The Scorpions win the series between the two teams this season, with Piedra Vista defeating Farmington 1-0 on October 5.
Farmington ends the season with a 4-15-1 record and a 1-9 inside district record, finishing last in the district, won by La Cueva with a 9-0-1 district record.
Junior Andy Erickson ends the season as the Scorpions’ leading scorer. According to MaxPreps, Erickson has scored seven times during the season to lead the team in points.
Piedra Vista ends the season with a 2-game losing streak, finishing fourth in the district with an overall record of 7-13 and 3-7 in the district.
The Class 5A Boys’ Soccer Tournament opens Tuesday, with the finals scheduled for Friday, November 5 at the University of New Mexico Football Stadium.
PIEDRA VISTA 1, Farmington 0 (F / OT)
The Piedra Vista women’s soccer team closed the regular season at home on Saturday afternoon with a 1-0 overtime victory over Farmington.
Kasandra Funaro, the Panthers’ top scorer this season, scored the only goal of the game after neither team could score in the game’s opening 80 minutes, getting a shot in the net in the first one. overtime session.
The Panthers complete a Scorpions sweep in women’s football, following a 2-1 win at Hutchison Stadium earlier this month.
The victory crowns a great season for Funaro, who has scored 14 of the team’s 39 goals this season while helping on eight more, leading the Panthers in their senior season with 36 points overall.
Lauren Jaqua, who had the assist for the game’s only goal, ends the season second in scoring for the Panthers with six goals and five assists.
Piedra Vista ends the season winning two of its last three games, finishing 8-10-1 and District 2-5A 4-6.
La Cueva won the district, with a 9-0-1 and 15-2-1 overall record, and will be one of the seeds in the Class 5A tournament which kicks off on Tuesday. and ends Friday, November 5 at the University of New Mexico football stadium.
The Scorpions end the season with a three-game losing streak, 2-15-3 in the regular season and 0-9-1 in the district.
According to MaxPreps, rookie Jenna Elledge finished the season as the Scorpions’ leading scorer with four goals while junior Jessi Curry has recorded 162 saves this season as a goaltender.
SANDIA 3, Farmington 1
Tiona Drumm and Tori Scheler did most of the damage on Saturday afternoon as Sandia won three games against a win over Farmington at Scorpion Gym.
Drumm recorded 20 kills in the win while Scheler added 10 as the Matadors overcame an opening loss of 25-21 before taking the next three by scores of 25-12, 25-17 and 25-13 .
The Matadors’ victory ends a Scorpions sweep on the field this season, having beaten them three games to zero on October 5, and extends their current winning streak to three in a row. The Matadors are 13-4 overall, 5-1 in the District 2-5A standings and are only one game away from La Cueva entering the final weeks of the season.
Senior Kylie Goodluck led the Scorpions with 15 kills in the game.
Farmington have lost three of their last four games and are 10-9 overall and 2-4 in the District with a home game against West Mesa scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Eldorado 3, Piedra Vista 0
The Eldorado volleyball team won three games to zero against Piedra Vista on Saturday afternoon at the Jerry A. Connor Fieldhouse.
Eldorado won the match with scores of 25-15, 25-22 and 25-12 to win for the third time in his last four matches. The victory ends a winning streak against the Panthers after a three-game nil victory at Eldorado on October 5.
The Golden Eagles are 12-5 overall and 4-2 in District 2-5A, good for third place in the district behind La Cueva and Sandia.
Piedra Vista has lost eight in a row, lowering its record this season to 5-14 overall and 0-5 in the district before a home game at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday against La Cueva.
Steve Bortstein can be reached by email at [email protected], via Twitter @DTSBortstein or by phone at (505) 635-2680.