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It’s one of the toughest tournaments in the state and both the Los Alamos Hilltopper basketball teams are right in the middle of it.
Both the Hilltopper boys and girls hoops squads will take part in the Joe Armijo Classic starting Thursday. The Armijo Classic is an eight-team tournament hosted by Albuquerque Academy.
Traditionally, the Armijo Classic has involved some of the top teams in the state and this year is no exception. Included on the boys side of the bracket are three defending state champs, while the reigning 5A champ will be the first round opponent of the Hilltopper girls in the other bracket.
Los Alamos’ girls will take on Las Cruces Mayfield in the first round of the Armijo tournament. That game is set for 2:45 p.m. Thursday.
The tournament continues through Saturday in Albuquerque.
Mayfield’s Trojans (3-2) haven’t exactly gotten off to a rollicking start in 2011-12, but have played a tough schedule, including losing to Hobbs and Gallup in the Tip-Off Classic.
Los Alamos (3-1) enters the tournament off a 49-23 victory on the road against Moriarty. In that game, Hayley Each scored 14 points but slammed her head on the floor in the fourth quarter. McKenzie Logan added 12 points.
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