The Albuquerque Aardvarks have wrapped up their fall games with a 36-17 defeat of the New Mexico Brujos in Rio Grande DII club play.
The victory saw the Aardvarks improve to 3-0-1 in league play and first place in the Rio Grande DII club league.
The Brujos came out hard scoring first with a try by Robert Cupp. The Aardvarks responded with a try by Francisco Rosario to tie the ballgame. But the Brujos answered as their talented wing, KC Martin, slice through for a try to make it 12-5.
The Aardvarks came out motivated in the second half, scoring 31 straight points before Martin scored again for the Brujos.
Curtis Chaffin claimed 16 points for Albuquerque with two tries and three conversions.
This weekend’s clash between Albuquerque and the El Paso Scorpions could well decide whose top in the league.
Tries: Martin 2, Cupp
Tries: Chaffin 2, Paffet, Britton, McBride, Rosario
Convs: Chaffin 3