Track and field: Toppers heading to Meet of Champions

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By The Staff

The Los Alamos Hilltopper boys and girls track and field teams will take several athletes to the Marilyn Sepulveda Meet of Champions Monday.
The Sepulveda Invitational is the most prestigious meet of the regular track and field season. Individuals taking part in the invitation-only meet have posted the top marks in the state, irrespective of their teams’ classifications.
The meet is hosted by Albuquerque Academy.
Los Alamos’ Chase Ealey will compete in three different events at the meet Monday, while Lindsay Benage and Laura Wendelberger were invited to compete in two events.
In all, 10 Hilltoppers will travel to Monday’s meet to compete in 14 events.

Here are Los Alamos’ qualifiers for the Marilyn Sepulveda Meet of Champions:


Chase Ealey (100 meters, shot put, javelin)
Teresa Sandoval (3200 meters)
Victoria Honnell (1600 meters)
Laura Wendelberger (high jump, long jump)
Lindsay Benage (high jump, long jump)
Chelsea Chalacombe (high jump)


Andy Thoma (400 meters)
Tim Wermer (3200 meters)
Zach Breshears (800 meters)
Kory Balog (javelin)