The Los Alamos Hilltopper hockey team will be back in action at home Friday night against the La Cueva Bears.
Los Alamos and La Cueva will face off at the county’s ice rink at 8:15 p.m. Friday, the first of two games for the Hilltoppers this weekend.
The Hilltoppers (1-2) split their two contests last weekend, routing St. Pius X at home 8-0, but falling to Rio Rancho 4-2 at Blades Ice Arena.
The Hilltoppers, who lost their opener at home Nov. 22, currently sit in seventh place in the 9-team New Mexico Interscholastic Ice Hockey League standings.
La Cueva (4-4) is led on offense by Matthew Key, who has 19 points (10 goals, 9 assists) on the season. Key’s teammate, Triton Nelson, is not far behind him, having picked up 9 goals so far.