Football team wins thriller vs. Bernalillo

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It was a wild finish to a wild game, but the Los Alamos Hilltopper football team prevailed.

Los Alamos’ defense held on with less than :30 left to play and the Bernalillo Spartans having a first-and-goal, but the secondary forced three straight incompletions as the Hilltoppers won 39-35 at Sullivan Field.

The win for Los Alamos was in its District 2-4A opener.

Los Alamos trailed in the fourth quarter but Xavier Dennsion scored from a yard out with 2:01 to play to give the Hilltoppers the lead and ultimately the victory.

Read more about Los Alamos’ nail-biting win in Sunday’s Los Alamos Monitor.