Espanola Sundevils Triumph Over ‘Toppers

Even though Ivan Balakirev controlled the opening tip off, it was the only part of the game the ‘Toppers controlled.  The Sundevils opened up a wide margin that the ‘Toppers could not close and lost the game 63-87 in Edward Medina Gym in Española Friday night. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Antonio Trujillo scores on a short jump shot. He scored 13 points. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Raymond Roybal and David Owen corner a Sundevil player in the first period. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Raymond Roybal reaches for a rebound under the ‘Topper basket. He had 18 points for the game and was the high point man for the Toppers. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Michael Naranjo connects on a layup in the first period. He scored nine points total. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

David Owen turns the corner on his way to the basket. He had five points for the game. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Gabriel Holesinger connects for two in the first period. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Gavin Campos fights off heavy traffic to score, he finished with 11 points. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

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