Rattlers play final rounds of Route 66 Tournament

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun

The Tucumcari Rattlers are playing the final rounds of their Route 66 Classic basketball tournament with games begining at 11:30 a.m., today at Tucumcari.
The Rattlers next game is 4 p.m., Dec. 29 against the Raton Tigers at Tucumcari.

Rattler Wrestling
Ten Tucumcari Rattler wrestlers placed in the top three at the Boys Ranch open meet. Ten teams competed at the meet which was held on Thursday.
“We had a great day. Most all of our wrestlers placed at the open meet,” said Rattler coach Eddie Encinias. “Our next match will be at Amarillo and we will be wrestling against two 5A Amarillo teams and a 5A team out of Altus, Okla., and one from Liberal, Kan.”
The Rattlers match today is at 4 p.m. at the Tascosa quad-meet at Amarillo, Texas.
Rattlers who placed in the top three, according to their weight class, at Boys Ranch are:
Raymond Jaminez 103 pounds 1st.
Isaha Tafoya 112 pounds 1st
Cameron Manning 119 pounds 2nd
Mat Pacheco 119 pounds 3rd
Joey Garcia 125 pounds 2nd
Matt Garcia 140 pounds 1st
Wesley Martinez 152 pounds 1st
Brian Lopez 215 pounds 1st
Josh Enriquez Heavy weight 1st

Thursdays Quay County match ups
Tucumcari Rattlers: 71
House Cowboys: 37
Tucumcari Lady Rattlers: 39
House Cowgirls: 52
Fridays boys results
Game 1: Floyd 50, Fort Sumner 46
Game 2: Estancia 71, Des Moines 67
Game 3: Mont Del Sol 62, House 29
Game 4: Elida 54, Tucumcari 51
Today’s Boys Games
11:30 a.m., Seventh place Fort Sumner Vs House
2:30 p.m., Consolation Floyd vs Mont Del Sol
5:30 p.m., Third place Des Moines vs Tucumcari
8:30 p.m., Championship Elida vs Estancia
Friday’s Girls results
Game 1: Des Moines 44, Estancia 20
Game 2: Floyd vs. Fort Sumner, score n/a
Game 3: Clovis C 39, Tucumcari 30
Game 4: Elida 47, House 38
Today’s Games
1 p.m., Consolation, Floyd vs. Tucumcari
4:30 p.m., Third Place, Estancia vs. House
7 p.m., Championship, Des Moins vs. Elida