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Coyotes advance to 1A quarterfinals

 


CMI staff

DORA — Brothers Dalton and Dylan Privett combined for 37 points Saturday night and fourth-seeded Dora rolled to a 59-37 victory over No. 13 Capitan in a Class 1A boys state round-of-16 game.

The Coyotes (24-4) will meet fifth-seeded Escalante, a 64-26 winner over Floyd, in a 4:45 p.m. quarterfinal game on Wednesday at Bernalillo H.S. Dora reached the 1A state semifinals last year.

Dora led just 9-6 at the quarter, but took command with a 19-7 surge in the seconcd stanza. The Coyotes finished the game 17-for-21 from the free throw line while the Tigers (11-11) were 4-of-8.

Dalton Privett, a sophomore forward, had 19 points for Dora while Dylan Privett, a senior center added 18. Senior Jacob Griego paced the Tigers with 15 points, and senior Tracker Bowen had 11.

SUMMARY

Saturday

Boys

Class 1A round-of-16 game

Dora 59, Capitan 37

Capitan (11-11) — Jacob Griego 15, Thomas Fields 2, Caleb Cleckler 4, Tracker Bowen 11, Oliver Schultz 3, Ben Corona 2. Totals 16 4-8 37.

Dora (24-4) — Eddie Arzate 3, Jesus Villegas 2, Sam McConnell 2, Josh Walker 7, Daltono Privett 19, Dylan Privett 18, Levi Bickham 2, Koby Cone 6. Totals 20 17-21 59.

Capitan 6 7 10 14 — 37

Dora 9 19 17 14 — 59

3-pointers — Capitan, Griego. Dora, Arzate, Dy. Privett.

 
 

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