Basketball: LA girls get No. 12 seed in tourney

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By Mike Cote

The Los Alamos Hilltopper girls basketball team will face the Grants Pirates in the first round of the Class 4A playoffs.

Los Alamos, which finished second in the District 2AAAA tournament to Espanola Valley Saturday night, earned a 12 seed into the playoffs.

The Class 4A playoffs start this weekend. Los Alamos and fifth-seeded Grants are scheduled to face off Friday night. Tip-off time had yet to be announced.

Los Alamos' boys were not selected for an at-large bid this season. Los Alamos finished fourth in the 2AAAA tournament.

Check for more details in Tuesday's Los Alamos Monitor and online at lamonitor.com.