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Ruidoso tops Tucumcari 45-0 in district opener

State-ranked Ruidoso cruised to an unsurprising 45-0 victory over a young and winless Tucumcari squad, but the Rattlers’ coach saw encouraging signs from his squad.

The Warriors, which improved to 6-1 overall, led 21-0 after the first quarter an...