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Goddard captures Al Armendariz championship

Pictured, from left, are Allie French, Amber Aguilar, P.J. Villareal, Jazmyn Prudencio, Eden Wiggins, Bailey Beene, Camarynn Villalpando, Samantha Rodriguez and Grace Shea. Goddard beat Espanola 43-39; Aztec 46-26; and Capital, 44-32. (Sara Villalpando Photo)

Goddard basketball coach Jared Neighbors didn’t let his girls stay down long after back-to-back defeats to the No. 1 and 2 teams in District 4-6A. Instead, Neighbors used those losses as teaching tools to help his girls get better. The defending 5A champs know their early losses came in the first week of the season, and they didn’t have their full team together for a preseason basketball camp.