ALBUQUERQUE — Cleveland outlasted Hope Christian 67-61 in Tuesday’s APS Metro tournament opener at Cibola High.

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Cleveland’s Antonio Avila fights for a rebound against Hope Christian during the APS Metro tournament on Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2022, at Cibola High School.

Cleveland’s Daniel Steverson drives toward the paint against Hope Christian during the APS Metro tournament on Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2022, at Cibola High School.

Cleveland’s Antonio Avila dribbles the ball on the fast break against Hope Christian during the APS Metro tournament on Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2022, at Cibola High School.

Cleveland’s Nic Trujillo drives in for a layup against Hope Christian during the APS Metro tournament on Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2022, at Cibola High School.

Cleveland’s Remy Albrecht passes the ball back out to the wing against Hope Christian’s Derek Martinez during the APS Metro tournament on Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2022, at Cibola High School.

Cleveland’s Antonio Avila goes in for a layup against Hope Christian during the APS Metro tournament on Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2022, at Cibola High School.

Cleveland’s Cole Savage tries to penetrate against Hope Christian’s Noah Perry during the APS Metro tournament on Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2022, at Cibola High School.

Hope Christian’s Noah Perry drives toward the top-right edge of the perimeter before being called for an offensive foul against Cleveland during the APS Metro tournament on Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2022, at Cibola High School.

Cleveland’s Daniel Steverson attacks the basket against Hope Christian during the APS Metro tournament on Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2022, at Cibola High School.

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Photos by Rio Rancho Observer staff writer Matt Hollinshead.