As game titles were being performed all night very long. The time at last arrived for Aztec High School to take the flooring, but the boys basketball group canceled their game soon after the shooting at the superior school previously in the working day.
The Tigers bowed out of the match. Instead of the group hitting the court docket, there was a minute of silence.
“As lots of of you know, the boys very first-spherical game scheduled for this game showcased the host the Academy Chargers and the Aztec Tigers,” announcer Brent Carey advised the crowd. “Understandably, that game was canceled soon after modern shooting tragedy in Aztec. Right before this impending game, we’d like all people to observe a handful of times of silence in memory of people killed. Make sure you continue to keep them their family members and all people in Aztec and the encompassing four corners communities in your views.
The Aztec women basketball group was intended to engage in at Rio Rancho High School, but that game was also canceled.
“It was regrettable simply because Aztec has been coming to this match for the last handful of many years, and we like owning them,” RRHS athletic director Vince Metzgar explained. “The reality that that took place on their campus was truly regarding to us and our views and prayers go out to the coaches, college students and group in Aztec.