The Highlands Cowgirls earned their first Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference victory Friday night in an otherwise luckless weekend in Colorado for NMHU basketball teams.
The Cowgirls outscored Colorado-Colorado Springs 6-3 in the final 45 seconds to pull out a 67-65 upset. Whitley Coca scored 18 points and Alyssa Lopez 16.
Ashley Zaragoza grabbed eight rebounds and Coca had five assists.
NMHU (5-5, 1-5) couldn’t keep the streak going, losing at Colorado State-Pueblo 67-54 the next night despite 22 points by Lopez.
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