Ignacio High School, ranked No. 5 in the state in Class 2A by The Denver Post, defeated Ridgway 62-41 in a San Juan
Basin League road game.
Ignacio (9-2 overall, 7-0 SJBL) led 15-10 after the first quarter, then we got going," IHS boys basketball coach Chris
Shane Brooks really stepped up for us," Valdez said.
Brooks had 14 points, eight rebounds, four steals and two assists in the win.
He was such a surprise. Everything was working for him," Valdez said.
Alex Herrera recorded his third consecutive triple-double with 18 points, 11 rebounds and 10 blocks.
Valdez singled out Oakley Hayes for his defense, too: Great defense," he said. He's our go-to guy when it comes to
defense, and he continues to produce."
Valdez said the IHS girls basketball team won big, too.