Soccer

Las Cruces boys knock off Carlsbad

The Las Cruces boys soccer team defeated Carlsbad 4-2 in District 3-6A play on Tuesday at the Field of Dreams Soccer Complex. 

The Bulldawgs improved to 5-3 in district play. 

 

Volleyball

Las Cruces sweeps Gadsden

The Las Cruces volleyball team improved their District 3-6A record to 6-1 and its overall record to 9-6 with a  sweep of the Gadsden Panthers 25-15, 25-5, 25-21 at the Bulldawg auxiliary gym on Tuesday night. Leading the Dawgs in kills were Alyssa Barrera with 11, Chriistina Aguayo with 10, and Jacquelyn McClure with 6.  Sarah Abney had 32 assists for the Bulldawgs, and Miranda Sanchez had four aces to lead the Dawgs from the service line.

Oñate edges Mayfield

The Oñate volleyball team defeated Mayfield in five sets on Tuesday in District 3-6A. Pilar Daugherty had 22 assists for the Knights to go with 19 kills and 10 digs. Brenda Hernandez had 21 digs and Amirah Young and Idali Enriquez each had 11 kills. 

Centennial sweeps Carlsbad

The Centennial volleyball team beat Carlsbad 25-9, 25-10, 25-18 on Tuesday in District 3-6A play. Maya Handly had 13 kills for the Hawks, Rocky Gonzalez had 30 assists and Marin Smith had 31 digs.

Aggies at home for crucial matches 

LAS CRUCES – The New Mexico State volleyball team returns home to face tough competition at the Pan American Center. The Aggies take on Western Athletic Conference foes CSU Bakersfield on Thursday at 7 p.m., before facing off with Grand Canyon on Saturday at 1 p.m. NMSU then encounters its Battle of I-25 rival New Mexico on Monday at 6 p.m.

Fans can tune into the Aggies matches against CSUB and GCU for free on the WAC Digital Network. NMSU’s match against UNM can be viewed live on FOX Sports Arizona, FOX College Sports Pacific, Altitude Sports, FOX Sports Southwest-Plus, Comcast New Mexico and ESPN3.

Santa Teresa sweeps Deming

The Santa Teresa volleyball team won its 10 straight match with a 25-20, 25-18, 25-18 victory over Deming on Tuesday.

Golf

NMSU women finish sixth in Aggie Invite 

The New Mexico State women’s golf team completed the Aggie Invitational on the NMSU Golf Course on Wednesday. After 54 holes of play, the team shot a 306-292-304—902 (+38) to finish in sixth place in the 10-team competition.

Team play was led by Dominique Galloway who finished second on the individual leaderboard after firing a 76-71-69—216 (E). The Aggie also tied for the tournament lead with 11 birdies, including five on the final day of the tournament.

Kennedie Montoya finished in 25th after shooting a 229 (+13). Pun Chanachai followed closely behind Montoya with an 80-75-75-230 (+14) to tie for 26th. Maria Prado shot a 74-81-80—235 (+19) to tie for 36th and Kehler Koss rounded out the Aggie starters in 48th with scores of 90-73-80—243 (+27).

Angela Xu shot a 238 (+22) to finish in 44th and Tiegan Taylor tied for 45th at 240 (+24), with the two Aggies competing as individuals.

Sacramento State took home first place on the team leaderboard with a total of 873 (+9), followed by UTEP in second at 893 (+29) and CSU Fullerton completing the top-three with a team score of 895 (+31).

Tennis

NMSU women to be tested at regional tournament 

LAS CRUCES – The New Mexico State women’s tennis team is headed to Salt Lake City, Utah, beginning Wednesday, to compete in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Regional Championships. The five-day event runs through Sunday, with the winners earning an automatic spot at the ITA National Indoor Championships.

The 19-team tournament is hosted by the University of Utah at the Eccles Tennis Center. The teams in the mountain region includes Air Force, Boise State, BYU, Colorado, Denver, Idaho, Idaho State, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico State, Northern Arizona, Northern Colorado, Southern Utah, UNLV, Utah, Utah State, UTEP, Washington State and Wyoming.