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Today's Sports

  • Boys basketball: Hilltoppers...

    The District 2AAAA boys basketball tournament quarterfinals will start tonight at 7 p.m. at Griffith Gymnasium.Los Alamos will play Bernalillo’s Spartans, winners of last night’s tournament first round game. Bernalillo topped Taos 82-72 to advance to tonight’s game.The Hilltoppers (17-9 overall, 5-3 in 2AAAA) have won both of their games against the Spartans this season, a 79-76 decision Feb.

  • Swimming and Diving: LA girls...

    ALBUQUERQUE — Los Alamos’ swimmers entered the Albuquerque Academy Natatorium carrying a 4-foot diameter smiley face.Following the New Mexico state championship meet, one could scarcely find a Hilltopper not wearing that same grin.The Hilltopper girls took second place at the state title meet Saturday, picking up 248.5 points behind only La Cueva’s big 312 points. The ‘Topper girls, meanwhile, deadlocked with Farmington for seventh place Saturday, earning 136 points.

  • Wrestling: Martinez, Lattin take...

    RIO RANCHO — The great showing in front of the biggest stage in New Mexico prep wrestling just didn’t happen for the Los Alamos Hilltoppers.Going into the Class AAAA tournament at the Santa Ana Star Center, the Hilltoppers had high hopes of grabbing a half-dozen medals and to at least get the team name on the top half of the leaderboard.“It did not materialize,” Los Alamos head coach Eric Sorenson said. “Too many little mistakes with our fundamentals. We got caught in half-a-dozen head-and-arms. They know how to defend that move.

  • Meet the Spartans once again

    The regular season comes to a close this weekend, but there’s still plenty of basketball left.The Los Alamos Hilltopper girls basketball team has already qualified for the playoffs, and the Hilltopper boys will make an appearance in the District 2AAAA tournament next week with a chance to clinch their spot in the state tournament.Before that, though, both teams will try to close out their regular seasons on high notes. The ’Topper girls will be at Bernalillo tonight and the ’Topper boys will host Bernalillo Saturday.

  • Class AAAA state wrestling...

    Here are the entries and win-loss records for the Class AAAA state tournament qualifiers. The tournament will be held Friday and Saturday at the Santa Ana Star Center.Wrestlers are listed in order of individual winning percentage. Seeding was determined at a meeting today, but was not available at press time.

    NOTE: Los Alamos has no entries in weight classes 103, 119, 135, 140 and 215.

  • Toppers take nine to state...

    They’re not just happy to be going.Heading into the Class AAAA state championship wrestling tournament, the Los Alamos Hilltopper team set some lofty goals for itself.“I’d love to see the majority of the team taking a medal,” Hilltopper head coach Eric Sorenson said. “It would be nice to bring home a bunch of state medals.

  • Swimming and Diving: Topper heat...

    Here are the scheduled events for Los Alamos swimmers at Friday’s state championship preliminaries, along with seed times.

    Girls200 medley relayLos Alamos, heat two, 2:00.14.

    200 freestyleSammi Kao, heat two, 2:00.99.

    200 individual medleyLydia Wermer, heat two, 2:20.97; Kara Leasure, heat four, 2:16.15; Lauren Castro, heat four, 2:25.92; Vanessa Chavez, heat four, 2:29.69.

  • Swimming and Diving: LA teams...

    When bagel flavor is the hot topic of discussion before practice, it’s safe to assume the mood around the Hilltopper boys swim team is loose.Los Alamos’ boys and girls teams will head to the state championship meet for preliminary competition Friday. Finals will be held Saturday at the Albuquerque Academy Natatorium.Prior to Tuesday’s workout at the Larry R.

  • Girls basketball: Toppers beat...

    Despite giving the visiting Capital Jaguars a sizeable cushion to open the game, the Los Alamos Hilltopper girls basketball team still gave its seniors a good send-off Saturday.Los Alamos spotted Capital nine points in the first three-and-a-half minutes of play, but erased that with a 14-2 run to close out the first quarter.

  • Boys basketball: Hilltoppers...

    SANTA FE — If Los Alamos wants the District 2AAAA championship this season, it’s going to have to earn it the hard way.Capital leapfrogged Los Alamos Friday night in the district race, winning 54-49 at Edward Ortiz Gymnasium.