.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Basketball playoffs continue at The Pit

-A A +A
By The Staff

Out of seven teams from District 2 that made it into the boys and girls state basketball playoffs, only one was left standing following this weekend.

The Class 4A state girls basketball tournament resumed this morning at The Pit in Albuquerque, while boys basketball tournament continues Wednesday with the quarterfinal round, also at The Pit.

District 2 went 1-6 in the first round of the 4A playoffs, with no girls teams and only one of three boys teams surviving its opener. Los Alamos, which qualified both its teams as 16th-seeded entries, was bounced in the openers. The Hilltopper girls lost to top-seeded Grants 62-44, while the Hilltopper boys gave the top-seeded Goddard Rockets a scare, going up by nine points midway through the third quarter, before the Rockets rallied to win 54-48.

Bernalillo's boys, the No. 8 seed, were the victims of a mild upset, falling to ninth-seeded Kirtland Central 60-51 in the opener.

Capital, the No. 3 seed, barely escaped an upset bid by 14th-seeded Deming, winning 47-43 in Santa Fe. Capital will take on 11th-seeded Atrisco Heritage, which stunned sixth-seeded Grants 51-50 Saturday night to advance.

Other boys matchups include Goddard vs. Kirtland Central, fourth-seeded St. Pius X vs. fifth-seeded Gallup and No. 7 Santa Teresa taking on No. 2 Roswell.


If you subscribe to the newspaper, you receive FREE access to all the exclusive content of the web site! Simply register to receive uninterrupted access to our award-winning and in-depth local online content!

Renew Current or Past Subscription / Register for Online Subscription

If you currently subscribe or have subscribed in the past to the Los Alamos Monitor, then simply find your account number on your mailing label and enter it below.

Click the question mark below to see where your account ID appears on your mailing label.

Newspaper Acct. ID:
info
Street Address:
(exactly as it appears on the label)

If you are a subscriber and you do not know your account ID or don't have a copy of your newspaper available that shows the information on the address label you can click continue below to search for your account.

New Subscription/30 Day Free Trial Account

If you are new to the award winning Los Alamos Monitor and wish to get a subscription or simply gain access to our online content then please enter your ZIP code below and continue to setup your account.

ZIP Code:



Create a limited access account.
Register to participate in community forums, post on the community calendar, blog etc. This registration does not give you full access to read our award winning content, etc.

The Los Alamos Monitor | lacirculation@lamonitor.com | 505-662-4185
256 DP Road, Los Alamos, NM 87544
Office Hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday