Local briefs: Bronco golfers finish sixth

Posted on 07 March 2012 by the Roswell Daily Record

HOBBS — The New Mexico Military Institute men’s golf team finished sixth in the Ronnie Black College Invitational on Tuesday.

The Broncos carded rounds of 307, 328 and 314 during the three-round tournament. They finished 47 shots back of fifth-place Hutchison.

New Mexico Junior College won the team crown with a three-day aggregate total of 865 (284-293-288).


Truman Haeny led the Broncos with rounds of 74, 77 and 79 for a 230 aggregate. He finished tied for 21st on the individual leaderboard.

College baseball

NMMI 11-12,

Trinidad State 1-13

TRINIDAD, Colo. — The NMMI Bronco baseball team split the first two games of a four-game series with Trinidad State Junior College, Tuesday.

In Game 1, the Broncos went up 3-0 in the first and that’s all they would need.

Abdel Rivera picked up the win after giving up just one run on five hits in six innings of work.

Pablo Avila was 3 for 3 with four RBIs and Tyler Gibson was 2 for 3 with a triple, a double and four RBIs.

In Game 2, NMMI grabbed a 5-4 lead in the second and held an 11-4 lead going to the fourth before Trinidad seized control.

The Trojans posted eight in the fourth to take the lead and then got a walk-off homer to lead off the fifth from Hans Ask for the win.

Zach De St. Germain took the loss for NMMI. He pitched just 1/3 of an inning before giving up Ask’s homer in the fifth.

Steven De La Cruz was 2 for 4 with a triple and five RBIs.

NMMI fell to 5-14 on the year with the losses.

Prep baseball

NMMI 19, Roswell JV 0

NMMI won its season opener on Tuesday against the Roswell JV team.

The Colts led 2-0 after two innings and 6-0 after three.

NMMI coach Charlie Ward said that it was good to get win No. 1

“I played everyone today,” he said. “It was our first game and you will take the ‘W.’ I am very proud of my kids.”

Scott Schwab pitched four perfect innings for the Colts.

Boys tennis

Goddard 9, Clovis 0

CLOVIS — The Goddard boys tennis team picked up a win on Tuesday against Clovis.

Singles winners for the Rockets were Konnor Kundomal (first), Tristan Collar (second), Darren Powers (third), Eric Lamm (fourth), Derek Collins (fifth) and Martin Joyce (sixth). Doubles wins came from Kundomal and Collar (first), Lamm and Powers (second) and Collins and Joyce (third).

NMMI 8, Artesia 1

ARTESIA — NMMI improved to 7-0 with a win over Artesia on Tuesday.

The Colts used a shuffled lineup and picked up single wins from Gavin Lynch (first; 6-1, 6-0), Luis Zaragoza (second; 6-1, 6-2), Josh Shuer (third; 6-1, 6-1), Jorge Garza (fourth; 6-0, 6-0) and Mauricio Moncada (fifth; 6-2, 6-4). Doubles wins came from Jose Gonzalez and Federico Sanchez (first; 6-4, 6-1), Gerado Estrela (second; 6-2, 6-0) and M. Moncada and Luis Moncada (third; 6-2, 6-1).

Girls tennis

Goddard 6, Clovis 3

CLOVIS — Goddard picked up a win over Clovis on Tuesday.

Singles wins for the Rockets came from Gabby Joyce (first), Lexi Cassels (third), Shannon DuCharme (fourth) and Anisha Suri (sixth). Doubles wins came from Cassels and DuCharme (second) and Sidra Ali and Suri (third).

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