Sports Update: Wendelberger wins high jump at GSW

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Los Alamos’ Laura Wendelberger won the high jump competition at the Great Southwest Indoor Track and Field meet this weekend.
Wendelberger finished the event clearing 5 feet, 1-3/4 inches to win the event.
She was one of 10 competitors from Los Alamos taking part in the indoor meet.
Along with the win in the high jump, Wendelberger also finished third in the 60-meter hurdles (10.28 seconds) and sixth in the long jump (15-4 ¼ feet).
There were seven Hilltoppers who took part in the mile run, one of which was Jordan Parker, who also took part in the 800 meters. Jordan Ahlers competed in the triple jump.
The results for Los Alamos athletes were as follows:

Laura Wendelberger
60 hurdles, third, 10.28; long jump, sixth, 15-4 ¼; high jump, first, 5-1 ¾.

Teresa Sandoval
Mile, fifth, 5:24.05.

Mikayla Pulliam
Mile, seventh, 5:47.05.

Jordan Parker
Mile, eighth, 5:47.55; 800 meters, eighth, 2:48.00.

Amanda Mercer
Mile, 10th, 5:49.25.

Miranda Barraza
Mile, 12th, 5:51.87.

Elizabeth Turner
Mile, 13th, 5:51.87.

Haley Butler-Moore
Mile, 15th, 7:02.25.

Jordan Ahlers
Triple jump, 10th, 19-8 ¼.
Manzanares is third in marathon
Los Alamos Fire Department captain Raul Manzanares finished third at the Feb. 5 El Paso (Texas) Marathon.
Manzanares won his age division, 35-39, in the 26.2-mile race. He completed the race in 2 hours, 47 minutes, 31 seconds.
This was the seventh marathon Manzanares has taken part in during his running career.
He took part in the New York City Marathon in November and plans to compete in the Boston Marathon in April.
Manzanares lives in Abiquiu.

Run for Her Life returns March 18

The second annual Run for Her Life 5K and 10K races are scheduled for March 18.
The races will start at the Mesa Trailhead near East Park. Race time is 9 a.m.
All proceeds from the race will go to benefit breast cancer research.
Registration forms are available at several locations in Los Alamos County. Registrations may also be done online at the Atomic City Roadrunners’ website, www.atomicrunners.com For more information, visit the website or call 672-1639.

Jr. Toppers clinics set for Saturday

The Jr. Toppers basketball skills clinics are scheduled for Saturday.
A session for preschoolers through second grade students is set for 9 a.m. at Mountain School. Students in grades 3-8 will be at Los Alamos High School, also starting at 9 a.m.
The clinics are free of charge and are for both boys and girls.
For more information or to register online, go to www.laschools.net.