High school basketball teams advance to finals


ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – The top seed in boys class 5A is still moving right along.

The Valley Vikings defeated the Hobbs Eagles 58 to 52 Thursday night to advance to the championship game. The Vikings will meet Atrisco Heritage in the final. Atrisco guard Corbin Waquie scored 38 points in a 72 to 68 victory over the Sandia Matadors in the other semi final.

In girls basketball the Volcano Vista Hawks gave top seed Clovis their first loss of the season in the semi finals.

Gatorade New Mexico High School Player of the Year Danni Williams had 18 points in the 52 to 45 defeat.

Hannah Femske led Volcano Vista in scoring with 16 points. The Hawks will play Mayfield in the championship

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