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LA falls at home to 2nd-ranked Tigers

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By The Staff

The Los Alamos Hilltopper boys basketball team had a tough contest to end a tough week with Saturday.
After a big loss against Pojoaque Valley, the Hilltoppers drew the No. 2 team in Class 4A in the Los Lunas Tigers.
While Los Lunas, as expected, rolled to a comfortable 63-44 victory, the game went relatively well for the Hilltoppers.
Outside of a big run in the first quarter that extended in to the second quarter, the Hilltoppers stayed with the Tigers most of the game. The Hilltoppers were only outscored by four points in the second half, showing better offensive execution than they have for most of this season.
Los Alamos guard Franklin Archuleta was effective attacking the basket Saturday, picking up a team-high 17 points. Archuleta connected on 7 of 12 attempts from the floor and scored 13 of his points in the second half.
The Hilltoppers and Tigers played even in the third quarter until a buzzer-beating jumper by Jacob Holland.
The loss, however, put the Hilltoppers at 1-14 on the season – their lone victoryof the year came one month ago – and 0-2 under interim head coach Mike Kluk.
Los Alamos was considerably more competitive in that game than it was in the Jan. 7 game against Pojoaque Valley. Pojoaque Valley dominated the final 10 minutes of the contest to win going away.


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