UPDATE: Girls get 5th seed, boys get 6th in state hoops playoffs

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By The Staff

The Los Alamos Hilltopper boys and girls basketball teams will both be at home this weekend for the first round of the Class AAAA state championship playoffs.

Los Alamos' boys were awareded the sixth seed in the AAAA playoffs, the first round of which will be held Saturday. Los Alamos will host the Piedra Vista Panthers, the bracket's 11th seed.

In girls AAAA competition, Los Alamos was awarded the fifth seed for the playoffs. The Hilltoppers will play at home Friday against 12th-seede St. Pius X.

Not surprisingly, Kirtland Central was awarded the top seed in the Class AAAA girls tournament and Roswell was given the No. 1 seed in AAAA boys.

More information on the state playoffs will appear in Tuesday's Monitor.