Girls basketball

Taos 57, West Las Vegas 49

What happened: The Lady Dons got off to a rough start in a nondistrict game in Gillie Lopez Gymnasium, and never overcame a 14-4 deficit after the opening quarter. The Lady Tigers built a 30-14 lead at the half and maintained it until the fourth quarter when West Las Vegas outscored them 23-15 to close the gap.

Top players: Kiona Ely led a group of nine Lady Tigers who scored with 10 points, and Dahnyell Martinez added eight. Jacleyn Morgan had 14 points to lead West Las Vegas, while Lilly Anna Martinez added 13.

What's next: West Las Vegas (1-1) entertains Laguna Acoma in the John A. Wilson Complex at New Mexico Highlands University on Saturday. Taos (1-0) plays Gallup on Tuesday.

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