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Questa Girl̕s Team Makes it to State Tournament

COMING UP: QUESTA CHEER
TEAM HEADS TO STATE

The 4x state championship Questa Wildcat
Cheer squad will participate in the 2024 Spirit State
Championship at the PIT on
Saturday, April 6 at 5:28 p.m.
for the Game Day Competition and at
7:18 p.m. for the Cheer with Music Competition.
Tickets to get into the PIT are $12 for adults and $7
for students K-12, military and seniors 65+.

The Questa Ladycats basketball team had a stellar season on the court. Led by Coach Steve Rael, they had a winning season with a 19-11 record.


The girls traveled to Laguna Acoma to play the Lady Hawks on March 8 for the first round of the state tournament. They had a rough first three quarters, and entered the fourth quarter at 23 to 38. They fought their way back up to close the gap but came up short, ending the first round of the state tournament 46 to 40, with the Hawks taking the win.


Leaders on the Ladycats team include sophomore Alyse Lovato, with an average of 13.1 points per game and 4.2 rebounds per game. Lovato also has a 2.8 steals per game average. Junior Kamryn Cardenas is another strong team leader, averaging 2.6 assists per game, and 8.4 points per game. Cardenas also has an impressive 41 percent field goal average. Junior Aaliyah Santistevan leads the boards as well with 8.5 points per game. She also has a 34 percent field goal average. Finally, Junior Aliana Gonzalez shows strength with a 40 percent field goal average.


Franks Eats and Sweets hosted a congratulatory pizza party for the girls for all their hard work in making it to the state playoffs. His social media post reads, “Frank’s Eats and Sweets staff along with Chris Tafoya and Shamrock were able to give Coach Rael and the amazing Ladycats a pizza party for their hard work and dedication making it to the 1st round of the STATE BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT 2023-24 Season. And we’re cheering you on to bring the 1st LADYCATS STATE TROPHY NEXT YEAR TO QUESTA.”

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