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Today's Sports

  • Toppers rout Tigers, 9-0

    With a big win over the Taos Tigers Tuesday, the Los Alamos Hilltopper boys tennis team is in-line to pick up a top seed in the District 2 AAAA  tournament.

    Los Alamos closed out Taos early Tuesday in their dual at Urban Park, sweeping all six singles matches to win. A win this afternoon against the Española Valley Sundevils will lock up a top seed in the upcoming pre-District 2AAAA tournament if there is any remaining doubt as to which team might get it.

  • Girls tennis: Nothing decided in...

    Which is the dominant team in District 2AAAA girls tennis?

    That’s a question that wasn’t answered Tuesday.

    Both the visiting Taos Tigers and the homestanding Los Alamos Hilltoppers evenly split four matches Tuesday night in a dual between the two squads. The third match, the No. 2 doubles contest, was called by darkness Tuesday after the teams of Brenna O’Hara/Sarah Worland and Alex Cancro/Olivia Cancro evenly split their two sets.

  • Boys golf: Herrera leads LA to...

    The Los Alamos Hilltopper boys golf team grabbed their second top-four finish of the spring golf season at Monday’s Capital City Invitational.

    Meanwhile, Los Alamos sophomore Thomas Herrera took home the top individual honor Monday.

    Los Alamos’ boys finished second at the tournament, hosted by the Santa Fe Demons at Santa Fe Country Club Monday. As a team, the Hilltoppers shot a 357, putting them behind the host Demons, who turned in a 331.

  • Boys track and field: Pittman...

    Kyle Pittman and Jason Reagor shone bright for the Los Alamos Hilltopper boys track and field team at Monday’s Meet of Champions.

    The Meet of Champions, held at the University of New Mexico complex in Albuquerque, is one of the most prestigious prep events in the state. The invitation-only meet is attended by the top athletes from around the state regardless of school classification.

  • Baseball: LA grabs two 2-4A...

    ESPAÑOLA — It takes two. Los Alamos’ baseball team, that is.

    Under cloudy, rainy skies Saturday, the Los Alamos Hilltoppers swept the Española Valley Sundevils in a critical District 2AAAA doubleheader. Los Alamos held on for a 6-5 victory in Saturday’s game one, then drubbed Española Valley 13-0 in five innings to take the nightcap.

    It was a pair of games the Hilltoppers needed after a disappointing loss Wednesday at Bernalillo to start 2AAAA play.

  • Boys track and field: Topper...

    Jason Reagor was really looking forward to the final event of Friday’s Los Alamos Quadrangular.

    “We were going to have the distance runners versus the sprinters,” said Reagor, a senior and one of the Los Alamos Hilltoppers’ top sprinters. “I was excited to watch, but that fell through.”

  • Girls track and field: LA wins,...

    When you’re hot, you’re hot.

    The 2009 season has been going like gangbusters for the Los Alamos Hilltopper girls track and field team and Friday’s home quadrangular was no exception.

    The Hilltoppers breezed to a win at Friday’s meet, held at Sullivan Field. Along the way, a long-standing school record toppled courtesy of Emi Weeks.

    The hefty victory by Los Alamos Friday came just four days after the team’s biggest win of the season so far — Monday’s Albuquerque Public Schools Invitational.

  • Running: Pedicini tops first...

    Colin Pedicini got off to a good start in the first pace race of 2009.

    The 2009 pace race season officially got underway Tuesday at Sullivan Field’s track.

    The pace race is a weekly event sponsored by Atomic City Roadrunners.

    Pace racers make predictions of their finish times and the winners are those who get closest to their actual finish time.

    Pedicini missed his predicted finish time by just one second Tuesday. He needed an excellent prediction to beat Michael Tierney, who was just four seconds off and Ted Romero who was eight seconds off.

  • LA shuts out Bernalillo on road

    BERNALILLO — This week is a critical week for the Los Alamos Hilltopper softball team in its quest to reach its stated goal of a district championship.

    With a huge doubleheader against the Española Valley Sundevils looming this weekend, Los Alamos faced the Bernalillo Spartans Wednesday in a big road contest. The Sundevils are the two-time defending District 2AAAA champions, while the Spartans feel like they could complicate the 2AAAA race if they get hot at the right time.

  • Hilltoppers fall in district...

    BERNALILLO — A pitchers’ duel it was not.

    In their first of three meetings during the District 2AAAA baseball season, the Los Alamos Hilltoppers and the Bernalillo Spartans slugged it out to the bitter end.

    Only a disputed force-out call at second base ended the offensive onslaught in Wednesday’s game, a contest which saw five home runs and 12 extra-base hits.

    Bernalillo held on behind laboring pitcher Kellan Quintana to win 13-11 and take the early edge in the 2AAAA race.