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Boys track and field: LA takes 7th at Harper meet

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Stephens scores in 3 events, Thoma hits 2nd-fastest LAHS 400 time

By The Staff

Kyle Stephens had flirted with a state qualifying mark in the high jump earlier this season, but this weekend he not only made that mark but earned a huge win with it.
Stephens not only cleared 6 feet for the first time this season but won the high jump competition at this weekend’s Richard A. Harper Memorial Invitational.
Los Alamos’ boys track and field team finished seventh at the Harper Invitational, one of the toughest regular season meets in the state. It finished with 27 points, second among Class 4A teams at the meet behind host Albuquerque Academy’s 37 points.
Stephens and Andy Thoma were winners at the meet, with Thoma taking top honors in the 400 meters (49.64). Thoma actually ran a 49.05 in the preliminary heat of the event, the second-best time in the history of Los Alamos High School.
The Hilltoppers placed in eight events Friday and Saturday, with Stephens also finishing fourth in the 200 meters and fifth in the 100 leading the way. Stephens’ 100 meter time was also good enough to qualify him for state in that event — he missed by just .02 seconds two weeks earlier.
Los Alamos head coach Rob Hipwood said he was pleased with the effort, noting that several athletes posted season- or career-best marks this weekend.


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