https://www.lasvegasoptic.com/sports/rss.xml en La Plaza Little League 2019 All-Stars https://www.lasvegasoptic.com/content/la-plaza-little-league-2019-all-stars <img src="https://www.lasvegasoptic.com/sites/www.lasvegasoptic.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/6.14_lpl3_cmyk.jpg" alt="Members of the Majors Softball team include: Kailey Martinez, Marisol Salazar, Kaylie Rivera, Marissa Crespin, Denika Montoya, Tatianna Fresquez, Danae Ortiz, Davae Marquez, Vianey Abeyta, Julia Villanueva, Auana Otfleo and Marianna Saiz. Coached by Elizabeth Mares and Dustie Mares." title="Members of the Majors Softball team include: Kailey Martinez, Marisol Salazar, Kaylie Rivera, Marissa Crespin, Denika Montoya, Tatianna Fresquez, Danae Ortiz, Davae Marquez, Vianey Abeyta, Julia Villanueva, Auana Otfleo and Marianna Saiz. Coached by Elizabeth Mares and Dustie Mares." align="left" hspace="6" /> Frater scores big for United https://www.lasvegasoptic.com/content/frater-scores-big-united <p> In exciting fashion, the New Mexico United defeated the Colorado Rapids, which is an MLS team, in a shootout in the fourth round of the U.S. Open Cup on Wednesday in Denver.</p> <p> With one minute left in stoppage time, New Mexico forward Kevaughn Frater kicked the ball from just outside the box to the bottom corner of the net to tie the match, 2-2, and send it into extra time.</p> <p> Once neither team scored in extra time, penalty kicks determined who would win the match.</p> Camp of Champs https://www.lasvegasoptic.com/content/camp-champs <p> <em>Las Vegas Optic reports<br /> </em></p> <p> <br /> The Robertson Tennis teams will host its&nbsp; &ldquo;Camp of Champs&rdquo; at the tennis courts, located on Fifth street. The camp will run Monday through Thursday, June 17 to 20, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and is open to players ages 6 to 18. It costs $40 per player, and checks can be made out to RHS Tennis.</p> <p> Questions can be answered by calling 505-429-7235.</p> Start swimming lessons https://www.lasvegasoptic.com/content/start-swimming-lessons <p> <em>Las Vegas Optic reports </em></p> <p> <br /> The Highlands University swimming pool will be offering swim lessons for children ages four and up starting on Friday, June 17. The $30 fee includes eight lessons at either 10 a.m. or 11 a.m. Monday through Thursday. Registration will take place until June 17 and any questions can be answered by calling the pool at 454-3073.</p> Prep Volleyball: Dominant on the court https://www.lasvegasoptic.com/content/prep-volleyball-dominant-court <img src="https://www.lasvegasoptic.com/sites/www.lasvegasoptic.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/6.14_nsv_2.jpg" alt="Pecos graduate Faith Flores sets the ball during the Saturday North-South all-star game against the Northwest where the Northeast won 3–1." title="Pecos graduate Faith Flores sets the ball during the Saturday North-South all-star game against the Northwest where the Northeast won 3–1." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> The Northeast All-Star volleyball teams saw some wins over the weekend and gave local talent one last time on the court.</p> <p> Faith Flores from Pecos was selected for the small school team while Alianza Darley and Jazmyne Jenkins of Robertson High were selected for the large school team. All three of them also played on the all-star basketball teams the weekend prior.</p> <p> &ldquo;It was pretty cool, being able to play one last time,&rdquo; Darley said. &ldquo;Just like basketball, it was bittersweet.&rdquo;</p> La Plaza to host district tournament https://www.lasvegasoptic.com/content/la-plaza-host-district-tournament <p> The La Plaza Little League will host the 2019 district tournament from Saturday until June 21 at Rodriguez Park and the Highlands University baseball and softball fields.</p> <p> <strong>Seniors Softball at Highlands</strong></p> <p> <br /> Saturday, June 15<br /> &bull; Taos vs. La Plaza, 9 a.m.</p> <p> Sunday, June 16<br /> &bull; Taos vs. La Plaza, 11 a.m.<br /> &bull; If needed, 3 p.m.</p> <p> <strong>Majors Softball at La Plaza Field</strong></p> Go Fish: Friday, June 14 https://www.lasvegasoptic.com/content/go-fish-friday-june-14 <p> <em>This fishing report, provided by Bill Dunn and New Mexico Department of Game &amp; Fish, has been generated from the best information available from area officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities.<br /> </em><br /> Catches of the week<br /> Cochiti Lake: Steven Dominguez of Rio Rancho caught a 30-inch, 9.5-pound, northern pike June 8. He was using a bluegill pattern Rat L Trap.<br /> Not the wanted result https://www.lasvegasoptic.com/content/not-wanted-result <img src="https://www.lasvegasoptic.com/sites/www.lasvegasoptic.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/6.12_nsf1.jpg" alt="West Las Vegas graduate Nathan Urioste, right. lines up against a player from the South on the offensive line during Friday night’s Large Schools all-star game." title="West Las Vegas graduate Nathan Urioste, right. lines up against a player from the South on the offensive line during Friday night’s Large Schools all-star game." align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> ALBUQUERQUE &mdash; Friday night lights were rough for the North as they lost 26&ndash;25 in the last few minutes of the Large School North-South All-Star game.</p> <p> &ldquo;We did great,&rdquo; West Las Vegas graduate Antonio Bustamante said of his team. &ldquo;It was hard to play &mdash; those refs were with the blue team. A lot of bad calls. It was horrible.&rdquo;</p> <p> With the score tied at 19, the North scored its final touchdown of the game to put them up by six points.<br /> The North all-stars did overcome many of the penalties.</p>