Park, Ruiz spark Buffaloes
MOUNTAINAIR — Harvey Park caught everything thrown his way and Carlos Ruiz scored about every which way as Melrose improved to 2-0 with a 58-38 win Saturday over Mountainair.
Harvey Park caught eight passes and 183 yards and six touchdowns while Ruiz scored on a 47-yard run, a 23-yard pass reception and also threw two touchdown passes.
Melrose broke the game open with a 24-point second quarter as Park hooked up with sophomore quarterback Brock Graham for scores of 21, 43, 2 and 11 yards.
Graham completed 16 of 22 passes for 269 yards and five touchdowns.
Mountainair drops to 0-2.