Scenes From Espanola Sun Devils State Championship Game Against Belen Eagles

The Espanola Sun Devils progressed all the way to the State Championship game for class 5A played at Dream Style Arena aka The Pit Saturday night to meet the Belen Eagles. From the opening tip-off the Eagles took control of the game and won each quarter. The Sun Devils made come back attempts but were unable to pull ahead and lost a heart breaker 73-65. Photo by John McHale/

Christain Fernandez powers in for a layup. He had 14 points for the game. Photo by John McHale/

JP Sena goes high to get a jump shot off to the basket over the Eagle defender in the second period. Photo by John McHale/

Zach Mascarenas goes face-to-face with an eagle player under the Sun Devil basket. Photo by John McHale/

Cameron Martinez tries to block the pass attempt made by Mathew Padilla in the closing minutes of the contest. Photo by John McHale/

With long faces the Sun Devils accept the second place trophy. Photo by John McHale/

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