Carlsbad Cavemen, Artesia Bulldogs qualify for 2021 basketball playoffs

Photo highlights of Carlsbad vs. Artesia basketball on April 3, 2021. The Carlsbad Cavemen and Cavegirls swept the Bulldogs and Lady Dogs.

The Carlsbad Cavemen and Artesia Bulldogs will have at least one more basketball game left to play, as both earned bids in their respective state tournament brackets.

The Carlsbad Cavemen, the No. 7 seed in 5A, look to win the season series against Roswell, the No. 2 seed in 5A, when the two sides square off in the 5A quarterfinals at the Coyote Den. 

The Artesia Bulldogs earned the No. 2 seed in 4A and will host No. 7 Silver in the 4A quarterfinals.

Both games are scheduled for Tuesday.

Carlsbad, 5A’s No. 7 seed