2018 Year In Sports

The Boys Cross Country team won the State Championship title for the first time in four years defeating the Academy Chargers 49-42. Runners Rafael Sanchez, Steven Strevell and Duncan Fuehne who had been running together all season helped to secure the victory. The Girls Cross Country team also battled the Chargers but finished in second place in the state completion. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

The Boys Soccer team had a very successful season due in large part to the scoring of Arthur Steinkamp. He had a career high of 43 goals and was one of the states leading scorers. He and his teammates took the Toppers to the state playoffs semifinals where they were defeated by the Academy Chargers. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Alix Hailey playing in the state semifinals against the Academy Chargers. She was the Toppers leading scorer for the season and scored the Toppers lone goal in the double over time heartbreaker loss to the Chargers 1-2. This game was very even and competitive to the last minute and was one of the Toppers finest games. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

The Topper Volleyball team won the district title by defeating the Pojoaque Elkettes once in the regular season and again in the district tournament. Elodie Thelliez spike-kills a ball in the Toppers win in district tournament play, as she did all season. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

The Topper Football team celebrates their upset victory over the Bloomfield Bobcats, who at the time were ranked near the top of Class 4A. This game will be remembered as one of the highlights of Coach Garett Williams career. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com