New Mexico High School Basketball - Mesa Vista nips EscalanteJanuary 21, 2023: Tierra Amarilla, NM 87575
Fans at Saturday's league challenge between the Mesa Vista Trojans (Ojo Caliente, NM) and the host Escalante Lobos (Tierra Amarilla, NM), saw Mesa Vista's basketball squad hold off Escalante by a tally of 61-55.
With the victory, Mesa Vista improves its record to 9-8 on the campaign. The Trojans host Pecos (Pecos, NM) to play the Panthers in a non-league challenge on Tuesday, January 24. The Panthers come into the challenge with a record of 15-3. Pecos won 81-54 in their recent non-league challenge against Academy for Technology and The Classics (Santa Fe, NM)
Next up, the Lobos play the Penasco Panthers (Penasco, NM) in a 2A District 5 challenge, on Thursday, January 26. Escalante will attempt to improve on its 10-7 season record. The Panthers come into the challenge with a 4-11 record after their 55-46 non-league win over Laguna Acoma (New Laguna, NM).