Hawks win at ATC meet
Cross country: Rees is top finisher in boys mid-school race
The Los Alamos Middle School cross country teams swept the team competition at the Academy for Technology and the Classics invitational Sept. 8.
The Hawk boys and girls teams both finished with identical scores of 32 points to pick up both victories, while Ben Rees was the individual champ in the boys race.
The ATC Everybody Invitational, its inaugural running, was held in Santa Fe.
LAMS’ girls held off a stiff challenger in Peñasco, which finished with 40 points. El Dorado Community School was a distant third.
In the girls’ race, LAMS was paced by Zoe Chalacombe. Chalacombe finished second overall with a time of 10 minutes, 58 seconds for the 1.5-mile course.
Rees posted a time of 9:19 to take top honors in the boys race, which also covered 1.5 miles.
In the boys team competition, Pecos finished 21 points back of LAMS, followed by Peñasco in third (151 points).
Bjorklund wins this week’s Pace Race
Lynn Bjorklund picked up the win in this week’s Atomic City Roadrunners’ Pace Race.