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Carlsbad's bench stands for its team's free throw routine against Roswell on April 15, 2021. The Cavemen finished the season 8-4 and had to forfeit its tournament game due to a COVID-19 outbreak.

The 2021 Carlsbad Cavemen basketball team will unfortunately always be asking themselves what could have been for this season. Just like their female counterparts Carlsbad’s season came to an end because of a COVID-19 outbreak amongst the team.

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With it’s roster at full strength Carlsbad won its last four district games to qualify for the 5A playoffs and was scheduled to face No. 2 Roswell, a team the Cavemen had just beaten earlier in the week, 59-43. The outbreak forced a Carlsbad forfeit and gave Roswell a bye into the 5A semifinals.