Hilltopper Baseball Secures 2019 District 2-4A Title

With their win over the Taos Tigers Wednesday afternoon at Bomber Field, the Toppers took sole possession of the District 2-4A title for 2019. The Tigers came out strong by posting a run at their first time at bat, but the Toppers answered with a run of their own. The Toppers pulled away and won the game 6-2 in seven innings. Pictured here is Arthur Steinkamp who was the winning pitcher, he pitched a complete game and had 8 strikeouts. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Grant Watkins made a run for home plate but the ball got there first and he was out. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Caden Thornton gets under the ball in right field for the 1st out in the 1st inning. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Tyler Neal connects for a single in the 1st inning. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Lots of action at 1st base as Enrique Archuleta runs into 2nd baseman Walker Eaton who made the 3rd out of the 3rd inning. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Antonio Gonzales slides into 3rd base well ahead of the throw after hitting a triple with 2 RBIs in the 3rd inning. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

The pitcher, Arthur Steinkamp catches a bouncing grounder and made the throw to 1st in time for the 3rd out in the 4th inning. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Hunter Swavely playing in left field makes the catch for the first out in the 5th inning. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

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