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Sports Update 01-24-12

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Topper wrestlers finish third at Atrisco Heritage

The contingent of Los Alamos Hilltopper wrestlers that headed to a tournament at Atrisco Heritage this weekend came out with a third-place finish.
Los Alamos split up its squad, sending half the team to Atrisco Heritage junior varsity meet and the other half to the Aztec Duals.
At Atrisco, the Hilltoppers grabbed two second-place finishes individually and a third-place finish. Grant Washburn and John Dermer both earned runner-up honors, while Mitchell Carson took third for the Hilltoppers.

Smith joins local YMCA staff

The Family YMCA of Los Alamos announced that it has hired a new Sports, Youth and Family Director.
Jeremy Smith, who has worked with a YMCA program in Oklahoma, as well as working at the Taos Waldorf School and the Rocky Mountain Youth Corps, started with the local YMCA Jan. 12.
Former YMCA staffer William Hill moved to Virginia, where he is originally from, to explore career options there.
Smith has a wife, Laural, and two sons, Satchel and Ocean.