The Los Alamos boys’ and girls’ track teams both finished first at Capital’s Jaguar Invite Saturday.
The Hilltopper girls scored over twice as many points as the second-place team, Santa Fe, to win their second team title of the season. The Hilltopper girls finished first with 250.5 points, followed by Santa Fe (120), St. Michael’s (95.5), Taos (82.5), Santa Fe Prep (47.5), Bernalillo (31.5), Española Valley (29), Santa Fe Indian (26), Desert Academy (20.5), Pecos (16) and Capital (13).
“It was a good day with many season-best marks,” Los Alamos girls’ head coach Paul Anderson said.
The Hilltopper boys, meanwhile, won their first team title of the season with 169 points, followed by Taos (124.5), Capital (78.5), Española Valley (74), St. Michael’s (74), Pecos (61.5), Bernalillo (55), Santa Fe (42), Santa Fe Prep (39.5), Desert Academy (13) and Santa Fe Indian (10).
Both Los Alamos squads were led by a state-qualifying performance.
Elena Abeyta won the 400-meter race in 1 minute, 1.47 seconds to qualify for state.
Hayden Walker, meanwhile, won the 800 with a state-qualifying run of 2:00.13.
The Hilltopper girls had seven other first-place finishes and nine second-place place finishes.