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A team from Los Alamos placed second in the Southwest Sectionals tennis competition.
Los Alamos’ United States Tennis Association 3.5 Senior Ladies took part in the tournament, which was played in Albuquerque. Teams from El Paso, Tucson, Phoenix and Las Cruces also participated.
At the sectionals, Los Alamos finished with a record of 3-2, winning six of 11 tiebreaker sets and pushing the undefeated Tucson squad to a 10-8 third set tiebreaker before falling in the final match.
Los Alamos was captained by Lorraine Vasilik.
Lee Harris and Mary Alei were undefeated at the sectionals, winning nine matches between them. Vasilik earned three wins and Elizabeth Keating won twice.
Other participants from Los Alamos included Kate O’Brien, Marvel Harrison, Susan Wider, and Bonnie Rogers.