The Los Alamos Hilltopper girls basketball team scored the knockout Friday night, dropping the St. Pius X Sartans 63-56 at Griffith Gymnasium.
Los Alamos, the fifth seed in the Class AAAA state playoffs, advances with the win to the tournament quarterfinals, where it will meet its old rival, Espanola Valley, Tuesday afternoon. That game, which will be played in The Pit in Albuquerque, is scheduled for 1:15 p.m.
This afternoon, the Hilltopper boys basketball team will host the Piedra Vista Panthers. That game will start at 2 p.m.