Pojoaque (7-4) vs. Clovis (8-5)
• When: 3 p.m. Saturday at Ram Athletic Center as part of Portales Shoot-Out
• Radio: KCLV-FM 99.1.
• Coaches: Pojoaque, Juan Alvarado. Clovis, Jeff Reed.
• Last time out: Pojoaque lost to West Las Vegas 51-48 on Wednesday, and played Portales on Friday night. The Lady Wildcats lost at home to Amarillo High 48-41 on Tuesday.
• Last meeting: The teams have not met.
• Elkettes players to watch: Cheyenne Cordova, 5-5, G, So.; Audrey Smith, 5-8, F, Sr.; Elizabeth Gomez, 6-2, C, Sr.
• Of note: Today’s neutral-site game is one of only two the Lady Cats play away from The Rock in January. The other is on Jan. 28 at Artesia. … The Elkettes beat Portales 44-38 in 2009 for the Class 3A state championship, capping a perfect season (31-0). Both teams lost in the state quarterfinals last March.
•Outlook: “I don’t think they’re as good as they’ve been in the past, but they have a good tradition. Obviously, I don’t think they’ll just lay down and die for us.” — Reed.
— Compiled by Dave Wagner