A ferocious second-half rally wasn’t enough to rescue the Mora Rangers on Wednesday, and as a result, the seventh-seeded Tucumcari Rattlers made it to the Class 2A boys’ Final Four instead.
Tucumcari dictated the tempo and helped clog the usually high-octane Mora offense.
The Rattlers scored the game’s first eight points and led 12-1 after the first eight minutes.
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