Hopi Bruins fall to MV Mustangs


Monument Valley won the girls basketball game 82-63.

Ingrid Salt led the Lady Mustangs with 23 points, Lucinda Stanley fired in 16 points, Tinaya Todachinee poured in a dozen, Cynthia Wilson netted nine, Robin Curleyhair tossed in eight points, Kara Greymountain and Jaime Stanley finished with five apiece, Twyla Benally had a deuce and Chantel Kescoli and Kim Crank added one point apiece.

Carrie Sakeva topped Hopi with 15 points, Annalese Nasafotie fired in 13, Samantha Lucas pitched in with 11, Marleita Burbank netted eight points, Courtney Outie and Lisa Attakai added seven points each and Nichole Kisto had a deuce.

Curleyhair scored six points and Todacheene added four as Monument Valley led 14-12 after the first quarter.

Sakeva countered with seven points for Hopi.

Stanley fired in eight points and Salt added seven as the Lady Mustangs led 43-28 at intermission.

Outie scored seven points as Hopi outscored Monument Valley by seven points in the third quarter to pull within 56-48.

Salt netted eight points in the final period as Monument Valley pulled out the victory. Hopi was within five points with 4:48 to go in the game and remained within seven points, 65-58, with 3:21 left in the game before Monument Valley pulled away.


Monument Valley beat Hopi, 84-40, in the boys game.

Reggie Todachine topped the Mustangs with 23 points, Ryan Young poured in a dozen points, Dominique Whitehouse fired in 11, Joseph Seaton and Marvin Russell netted eight points apiece, Sean Loy and Jordan Sullivan finished with six points each, Jordan Cly and Aaron Armendez tossed in four points each and Bernard Tallman had a deuce.

Michael Lomatewaima topped Hopi with nine points, Renaldo Wartz helped out with seven, Roper Crook and Alban Tawahongva netted six points each, Paul Huma finished with five, Nikko Sheppard added three points and Chad Baker and Dyan Melvin had a deuce apiece.

Todacheene poured in 11 points in the opening period as Monument Valley took a 20-17 edge. Tawahongva, Wartz and Lomatewaima scored five points each in the opening quarter as Hopi kept the game close.

Russell fired in eight points, Todacheene seven and Young six in the second quarter as the Mustangs led 49-25 at intermission.


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