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Past Tourneys for the Rams…









 Portales has thrived at its longtime home of Class 3A ever since the state expanded from four to five classes in 2001. In the years since, the Rams have piled up 11 state championships in five different sports.

But the school has always done well. Check out the Rams in the New Mexico Roll Call of State Tourney Champs below…


2007…Five 3A championships in eight years as Portales beats upstart Robertson in four games

2005…A 21-2 record for the Rams and coach Ruth Chavez is capped with a state finals win over Pojoaque in five

2003…A 3-0 sweep at the hands of Portales is the fate for district rival Lovington in the 3A finale

2001…Rams go back-to-back by sweeping district foe Ruidoso for state championship

2000…Last title for coach Brenda Stockton as Portales knocks off West Las Vegas in four games

1980…Rams KO Artesia in a two-game sweep to capture the crown

1976…Portales sets the tone for future titles by shutting out Deming in championship

Boys Basketball
2001…Rams, led by guard Cody Johnson, win first boys hoops title in almost 30 years by beating Ruidoso 53-50

1973…A 22-5 year for Portales is capped by a title. Final: Portales 63, St. Pius 46

1966…Second-straight title for Rams after knocking off St. Michael’s again in championship

1965…Portales and coach Sterling Gibson beat St. Mike’s 61-49 for the crown

1948…Rams only lose one game during year and it’s not in the title game: Portales 33, Navajo Mission 31

Girls Basketball
2006…Coach Brenda Gomez achieves fifth state title as Portales thumps Socorro 58-35

2004…Portales wins back-to-back crowns with a 63-46 victory over Socorro

2003…District rival Lovington provides the opposition, but Rams come away with 59-51 win

2001…In Las Cruces, Portales grabs state title with a resounding 55-28 victory over Robertson

1991…Rams triumph over Onate 49-43 for the school’s second overall girls hoops title

1978…First championship for Portales after Rams knock off St. Pius 40-31

2008…Portales avenges regular season loss to Lovington by crushing Wildcats 48-10 in state 3A finale

1988…Rams finish off 12-2 campaign with a 31-15 victory over Ruidoso for title

1981…Silver is again the victim as Portales wins 20-16 for second title in three years

1979…Portales and coach Tommy Gruber squeak by Silver 15-14 for first gridiron championship

2012…As the third seed, Portales marches through the Class 3A bracket – claiming first baseball title with an 8-3 victory over Cobre

1977…Stacy Nelson grabs Portales’ only singles championship when he runs the table in the 2A-3A boys individual tournament



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