Clovis (12-8) at Roswell High (19-2), 7 p.m. today
Radio: KCLV-AM 1240, KRMQ-FM 101.5, KTQM 99.9.
Last time out: Clovis won a District 4-5A matchup at Carlsbad 67-64 on Tuesday, while Roswell High routed Artesia 89-51 in District 4-4A the same night.
Last meeting: February 2009, the Wildcats crushed Roswell High 81-48 at The Rock.
Roswell High players to watch: Keydrick Allen, 5-11 Sr. G; Mark Olesinski, 6-8 Sr. F; A.J. Peralta, 6-6 Sr. P.
Of note: Both teams are well-positioned to win their districts and are tuning up for postseason. … The Coyotes are ranked No. 1 in Class 4A. Clovis is No. 8 in Class 5A. … Both teams were part of the New Mexico/Arizona Challenge last month at The Rock. The Coyotes edged Phoenix North and lost to Estralla Valley, while the Cats suffere a pair of losses. “We watched them both games, (and) we knew they’d be a tough matchup for us when we got to them," CHS interim coach Scott Robinson said. … Even at his size, Oleskinksi is a capable 3-point shooter. “We’re going to have to be aware of where he is,” said Robinson, adding that seniors Marcus Slocum or Kyler Brewer-Hill are most likely to guard him. … Senior G Landyn Snipes (heart condition) will miss his third consecutive game, but Robinson hopes he’ll be back for next week’s District 4-5A clashes against Carlsbad on Tuesday and at Hobbs on Friday.
Clovis (17-4) at Roswell High (14-8), 5:30 p.m. today
Radio: KCLV-FM 99.1.
Last time out: The Lady Cats beat Carlsbad 54-28 in district 4-5A at Rock Staubus Gym on Tuesday. The Lady Coyotes got past Artesia 42-37 at Artesia.
Last meeting: The teams played on Saturday at The Rock, with Clovis winning 39-32.
Roswell High players to watch: Shanice Steenholdt, 6-0 Jr. C.
Of note: Clovis is No. 6 in Class 5A, while Roswell High is No. 4 in Class 4A. … The Lady Cats never trailed in last week’s meeting, but struggled to 38 percent floor shooting and could never put distance between themselves and the Lady Coyotes. “I expect a big crowd at their place,” CHS coach Jeff Reed said. “I told the girls (Thursday), ‘There’s not a doubt in their mind that they can beat us.’”… Steenholdt led all scorers with 17 points in the contest. Senior P Antiesha Brown was Clovis’ lone double-figure scorer with 11. … The Lady Cats finish the regular season next week with district games at Carlsbad on Tuesday and at home against Hobbs on Friday.
— Compiled by Dave Wagner
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