Albuquerque, NM – Friday, January 26th, 7:00 PM ET – Get ready for fireworks as the high-flying Volcano Vista Hawks, boasting a near-perfect 18-1 record, face off against the home-standing Cibola Cougars (4-13) in a non-conference battle under the Friday night lights. Can the Hawks maintain their dominance, or will the Cougars defy the odds and pull off a monumental upset?
What it is: New Mexico High School basketball
Matchup: Volcano Vista Hawks vs Cibola Cougars
Time: Friday, January 26, at 7 pM ET
Game Type: home non-conference
Locations: Albuquerque, NM
Live Stream: Watch here
The Hawks, soaring on the wings of a potent offense averaging over 85 points per game, are a force to be reckoned with. Sophomore guard Michael Jones leads the charge with his electric scoring ability, while senior forward Noah Smith anchors the paint with his rebounding and inside presence. Their fast-paced, high-scoring style has left opponents breathless all season.
The Cougars, fighting for pride and looking to break out of their recent struggles, present a different challenge. Led by junior guard Sarah Brown, a tenacious defender and skilled ball handler, they rely on a disciplined approach and gritty defense. Brown’s leadership and defensive prowess will be crucial if the Cougars hope to slow down the Hawks’ offensive juggernaut.