MAYB tournament comes to Ignacio

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Ignacio’s very own Shooting Stars girls’ team put up a heavy dispute against team San Juan, but came up short in the match. However, they would end up placing 2nd overall in the 8th grade girls division.
Ignacio Bobcat’s Harmony Reynolds sets up a two-point shot against New Mexico’s Magic on Saturday, March 19. The Bobcat’s lost the game 34-14.
The Ignacio Bobcats keep it steady in the second halve against New Mexico's Magic.
Kai Roubideaux (#20) keeps pressure on defense.
The Ignacio Warriors faced off against the Flint Tropics in an intense game, defeating the Tropics 56-54.
Jonas Nanaeto from the Ignacio Wildcats converts for two on a short jumper.
Ocean Hunter from the Ignacio Wildcats keeps the ball alive against the Montezuma Storm on Saturday, March 19.
Elco Garcia Jr. from the Ignacio Wildcats goes up for a layup against a Montezuma Storm defender. Ignacio Wildcats went into overtime, 37-37, but lost in the final minutes, 38-44.
Charlize Valdez (#24) passes to Avaleena Nanaeto (#35) for an easy layup.
Damon Toledo | The Southern Ute Drum
Damon Toledo | The Southern Ute Drum
Damon Toledo | The Southern Ute Drum
Damon Toledo | The Southern Ute Drum
Damon Toledo | The Southern Ute Drum
Damon Toledo | The Southern Ute Drum
Damon Toledo | The Southern Ute Drum
Damon Toledo | The Southern Ute Drum
Damon Toledo | The Southern Ute Drum
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On Saturday, March 19, the Mid America Youth Basketball tournament made its way into Ignacio. Boys and girls teams from across Colorado, grades elementary to high school, met in Ignacio to compete. On the 5th-6th-grade girls bracket, the Ignacio Bobcats went head-to-head against New Mexico’s Magic. The Bobcats kept their game up in both halves, but fell short in the second with a loss at 34-14. Ignacio’s Shooting Stars (8th-grade girls) kept up the pace in all games and came out steadily, placing 2nd overall in the 8th grade girls division. In the 8th grade boys group, the Ignacio Wildcats met Montezuma’s Storm at Ignacio High School for an intense matchup. Both teams kept it neck-in-neck in the second half, going into overtime with a score of 37-37. Montezuma’s Storm came out on top in the final minutes, defeating Ignacio Wildcats 44-38. Additionally in the high school boys’ bracket, the Ignacio Warriors clashed with the Flint Tropics, keeping the audience at the edge of their seat with a close game. The Warriors wound up victorious in the last half, defeating the Flint Tropics with a final score of 56-54.

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