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  • Sports Update 02-22-12

    KRSN to broadcast boys basketball game Thursday

    KRSN AM 1490 will broadcast Thursday's District 2-4A tournament basketball game.
    Los Alamos will play at Bernalillo. Game time is 7 p.m.
    Gene Mortensen, the “Voice of the Hilltoppers” will be on the call live from Bernalillo.
    The game will also be streamed on the Internet at krsnam1490.com.

    WRLL registration is open

    White Rock Little League will hold a registration session for its 2012 season Thursday.
    Registrations will be accepted at Time Out Pizza from 6-8 p.m. Registration sessions are also scheduled for Monday and Feb. 29.
    Interested participants can find registration information and paperwork online at www.eteamz.com/WRLL2.

  • LA teams host district...

    Griffith Gymnasium will play host to both the District 2-4A boys and girls quarterfinal tournament games tonight.
    The Los Alamos Hilltopper girls basketball team is hosting the Bernalillo Spartans at 5 p.m. while the Hilltopper boys will take on the Española Valley Sundevils at 7:30 p.m.
    Both Los Alamos teams finished as the No. 3 seed in the district tournament. They will both need to win three games to pick up the 2-4A championship and, more importantly, the accompanying automatic berth into the Class 4A playoffs.
    Heading into the district tournaments, both Hilltopper teams can make solid cases for an invitation into the 2-4A playoffs, but neither is a sure thing at this point.

  • LA girls, boys hosting 2-4A...

    Both the Los Alamos Hilltopper boys and girls basketball teams will host the quarterfinal round of the District 2-4A tournament Tuesday night.

    Los Alamos' girls will take on Bernalillo at 5 p.m. Tuesday. The boys will play Espanola Valley starting at 7:30 p.m.

    The winner of Tuesday's girls game will advance to the tournament semifinals against Santa Fe, while the boys' winner will play at Bernalillo in that semifinal. Both those semifinal games will be Tuesday.

    Espanola Valley's girls and Capital's boys are the top seed in the 2-4A tournaments. The winners of the tournaments will get automatic bids into the Class 4A playoffs, which start later this month.

  • LA’s Cory Geyer takes third...

    RIO RANCHO – Cory Geyer was the top finisher for the Los Alamos Hiltoppers at this weekend’s state Class 4A championship meet.

    Geyer bounced back from a loss in the semifinals at 152 pounds to knock off an old foe in Keonny Gonzales and pick up his second win of the tournament over Isaiah Valdez of Aztec.

    The top-three finish by Geyer was one of the few bright spots for the Hilltoppers at the state meet, held Friday and Saturday at the Santa Ana Star Center.

    Geyer progressed through to the semifinals Saturday, only one of two Hilltoppers to survive two rounds Friday. He earned a first round pin over Irving Lopez of Farmington in round two after receiving an opening-round bye.

  • Hilltopper girls take eighth...

    The Los Alamos Hilltopper swimming and diving teams finished well off the pace at the 2011-12 state championship meet this weekend.

    The state title meet was hosted again this year by Albuquerque Academy, which itself saw its impressive streak of boys team title victories snapped.

    Los Alamos’ push to make a good showing at state never materialized. It finished eighth in the girls final standings with 114 points, while it managed just a 22nd-place finish on the boys side.

    Academy’s girls scored a decisive team victory, picking up 339 points, 72 points better than runner-up Las Cruces.

  • Sports Update 02-17-12

    WRLL registration opening
     

    White Rock Little League will hold four registration sessions for its upcoming season starting next week.

    Registration sessions will be at Time Out Pizza in White Rock from 6-8 p.m. They are scheduled for Tuesday, Thursday, Feb. 27 and Feb. 29.

    Interested participants can find information and registration paperwork at www.eteamz.com/WRLL2.

     

    LALL meeting is Tuesday

     

    Los Alamos Little League is holding a planning meeting Tuesday at Mesa Public Library.

    The meeting will be in the upstairs rotunda of the library and starts at 6 p.m. Anyone interested in coaching or volunteering with LALL is encouraged to attend.

     

  • Fishing Report 02-17-12

    Northeast

    Charette Lakes: Closed for the season.
    Cimarron River: No read on flows due to ice.
    Clayton Lake: Closed for the season and will reopen next spring.
    Conchas Lake: Fishing pressure has been slow due to cold temperatures and wind.
    Costilla Creek: No report.
    Coyote Creek: Closed for the season.
    Eagle Nest Lake: 15 inches of ice. Fishing is good for yellow perch and rainbows caught with Power Bait, meal worms, night crawlers and salmon eggs suspended at about mid level. Fishing pressure is up when the wind dies down. 

  • Grants, Goddard still tops in 4A...

    Here are this week’s Class 4A boys and girls basketball coaches’ polls. Weekly polls are conducted by the New Mexico High School Coaches Association. First-place votes are in parentheses.

    Basketball, Class 4A Girls

        Team             Total pts.    Previous
    1. Grants (14)            140    1
    2. Piedra Vista            113    3
    3. Kirtland Central       107    2

  • NM prep basketball scores 02-17-...

    Boys basketball

     

    Albuquerque High 57, Rio Grande 43

    Bosque School 46, Magdalena 45

    Gallup 67, Grants 62

    Hope Christian 83, Santa Fe Indian 38

    Los Lunas 58, Miyamura 29

    Pecos 76, Santa Fe Prep 72

    Penasco 64, Monte del Sol 55

    Ramah 70, Shiprock 54

    Roy 57, Maxwell 56

    San Jon 59, Grady 45

    Sandia Prep 65, Pojoaque 35

    Santa Fe Prep 65, Pojoaque 35

    Shiprock 87, Zuni 49

    Taos 69, Raton 27

    Valencia 64, Belen 59

    Valley 56, Highland 53

    Wagon Mound 70, NMSD 39

    Wingate 43, Thoreau 40

     

    Girls basketball

     

  • Lobos top Aztecs on the road

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — The No. 13 San Diego State Aztecs aren't used to losing like this.

    Kendall Williams scored 21 points and Drew Gordon had 17 points and 17 rebounds as New Mexico stunned the Aztecs 77-67 on Wednesday night in their loud, crazy arena to move into first place in the Mountain West Conference.

    The Lobos (21-4, 7-2) won their sixth straight game and held Chase Tapley, the conference's leading scorer, to seven points. He came in averaging 16.2 points and had been in double figures in 18 straight games. Tapley was held scoreless until making a layup with 4:38 to play.

    Jamal Fenton had 15 points for the Lobos.