Mesilla Valley Christian falls to Newcomb in 2A State Semifinals

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7-seed Mesilla Valley Christian let a late lead slip away in the NMAA Class 2A State Semifinals, falling to 3-seed Newcomb 50-48 on Friday.

The SunBlazers led by nine points entering the fourth quarter, but were unable to hang on to the lead, falling in the final seconds.

Newcomb will play for the state championship on Saturday in Albuquerque. 

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