West Mesa vs Manzano LIVE Boy’s basketball (2/19/2024)

West Mesa vs Manzano LIVE Boy’s basketball (2/19/2024)

The West Mesa Mustangs (15-8) stampede into Albuquerque on Monday, February 19th, for a non-conference showdown against the Manzano Monarchs (6-17) at 7:00 PM ET. Despite boasting a winning record and road dominance, the Mustangs face a Monarchs team determined to defend their home court and climb out of a recent slump.

What it is: New Mexico High School basketball
Matchup: West Mesa Mustangs vs Manzano Monarchs
Time: Monday, February 19, at 7pm ET
Game Type: home non-conference
Locations: Albuquerque, NM
Live Stream: Watch here

West Mesa Mustangs: Aiming to Maintain Herd Mentality on the Road

With a strong 7-2 road record and a balanced offense (averaging 76 points per game), the Mustangs enter as favorites. Senior guard Sarah Jones leads the scoring charge, but their balanced attack features multiple scoring threats. Their defense, allowing an average of 65 points per game, showcases their ability to control the tempo and grind out victories. With their sights set on a deep playoff run, the Mustangs aim to silence the Monarchs and continue their impressive winning streak.

Manzano Monarchs: Roaring for Redemption on Home Turf

Despite facing an uphill battle, the Monarchs cannot be counted out. Their 1-10 home record suggests they might struggle, but their home-court advantage and desire to bounce back from recent losses could prove valuable. Offensively, they average 68 points per game, and finding more offensive consistency will be crucial against the Mustangs’ stingy defense. Their defense allows an average of 76 points per game, and tightening it up is essential to slow down the Mustangs’ scoring machine. Can the Monarchs overcome their recent struggles, capitalize on their home-court advantage, and pull off an upset against the favored Mustangs?

Matchup to Watch:

This game hinges on the Monarchs’ ability to contain the Mustangs’ offensive threats while generating their own scoring momentum. Can the Monarchs’ defense clamp down on the Mustangs’ key players like Jones and limit their scoring opportunities? Conversely, will the Mustangs’ offensive efficiency and road prowess be enough to overcome the Monarchs’ potential defensive adjustments and home-court roar?

How to Watch:

Witness this captivating non-conference clash live at the Manzano High School gymnasium in Albuquerque, NM, or stream it online through the NFHS Network app or website once the time is confirmed. Don’t miss the chance to see this exciting battle between a team on the rise and a team hungry for redemption on their home court.

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