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There are a bunch of new faces, starting from the top down, around the Los Alamos Hilltopper wrestling program.
Heading into their 2009-10 opener today, a triangular meet hosted by Bernalillo and including Taos, the Hilltoppers are hoping to get a sense of where their numerous youngsters are at physically and with their skill sets.
The opening day roster for Los Alamos includes 10 freshmen, some who are brand new to the sport of wrestling, and a pair of sophomores.
There will be a learning curve and possibly a steep one for much of the team, including for its first-year head coach Robert Geyer.
“In two years, we’ll be tough,” Geyer said. “But this is going to be a long season. There’s going to be a lot of growing pains this year.”
The good news for the Hilltoppers, who have for the better part of the last 15 years been struggling to keep participation numbers up, is that they should be able to fill out most of their weight classes this season should they choose to.
Geyer, however, said he will be very careful with his lineup selections, this season in particular, in an attempt not to throw his younger grapplers into situations they might not be ready for.
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