Los Alamos’ Nathan Scrimshaw (center) tries to stop an opponent down low during last season’s Albuquerque Academy Invitational. The Hilltoppers have a scrimmage scheduled for Thursday in Pojoaque Valley. Along with the Hilltoppers and the Elks, teams from Santa Fe Prep and Monte Vista are also scheduled to attend. Both the varsity and junior varsity teams are scheduled to participate. The Hilltoppers open the season in earnest Nov. 22 at home.