Las Cruces boys basketball team going for back-to-back championships

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.- The Las Cruces boys basketball team will play for a state title for the second year in a row.

The team defeated Capital in 2020 to bring home the Blue Trophy.

This year, they will take on Cleveland, in an attempt at going back-to-back.

"We’re in a position to just go down and compete, you know, just go down and compete against one of the best, one of the better, programs in the past several years in a state of New Mexico when you’re talking about Cleveland," said coach William Benjamin.

Saturday’s game is scheduled for 6:30 p.m.