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Prep girl's basketball: ’Toppers tame St. Mike’s

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By The Staff

The Los Alamos girl’s basketball team improved to 1-1 on the season with a 39-36 win against St. Michael’s on Tuesday in Santa Fe.
Senior forward Shannon Irwin gave the Hilltoppers a 37-36 lead, after hitting a free throw. Senior Ashley Logan provided the final points for Los Alamos with a pair of clutch free throws. Logan also came up with a big block in the final defensive stand.
The Hilltoppers continued to use its strength on the defense, as they only allowed four points in the first quarter and two in the final quarter.
However, the Horsemen outscored Los Alamos 18-8 in the second quarter to take a 22-19 lead at halftime. St. Michael’s continued to apply pressure taking a 34-30 lead into the fourth quarter.
In the final eight minutes, Los Alamos outscored the Horsemen 9-2.
Sienna Ahlers led the Hilltoppers with 14 points.