’Toppers cross country at Lobo Invite
The Los Alamos cross country team began its 2016 season by competing in the annual Lobo Invitational, hosted by the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque.
The Hilltoppers boys finished Saturday’s season opening meet in ninth, while the girls finished in 16th place. About 43 schools competed in this year’s Lobo Invitational.
Rafael Sanchez, Chris Buntain and Josh Strevell led the Los Alamos boys. Sanchez earned a 10th place finish, Buntain finished 63rd and Strevell came in 70th place.
For the Hilltopper girls, Lidia Appell led the way with a 47th place finish. The second-best Los Alamos runner was Paulina Burnside who finished in 69th place, while Sydney Schake came in 113th place.
Los Alamos will compete in the ATC Invitational in Santa Fe on Saturday.
LAHS volleyball wins a pair in Moriarty
The Los Alamos volleyball team won two matches and dropped one last weekend at the Moriarty Tournament.
The Hilltoppers defeated Hot Springs in five sets (25-14, 25-6, 18-25, 25-27, 15-11) and beat Bosque School 3-1 (23-25, 25-23, 25-22, 25-23). Los Alamos lost to Hatch Valley in straight sets (25-23, 25-22, 32-30).