LAHS XC Teams Are 2022 Class 4-2A District Champions!

Armando Inbody and Michael Bane both achieved All-District honors, finishing in 10th and 9th places, respectively. Photo by Blake Wood

2022 District Champion Hilltopper Girls, from left, Sadie Evans, Mila Moseley, Lucy Kelley, Emma Montoya, Zorah Fullop, Lena Ronning, Anna Wetteland, Nyla Lee and Rebecca Beaux. Photo by Blake Wood

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LAHS Cross Country

The Los Alamos High School (LAHS) Girls and Boys Cross Country teams easily won the Class 4-2A District Championship Friday afternoon at Kit Carson Park in Taos, running against Española Valley, Moriarty, Taos and Pojoaque Valley.

Hilltopper senior Emma Montoya led the Girls race by a wide margin from the start, winning in a time of 20:08. She was followed by teammates Anna Wetteland (21:07) and Zorah Fullop (21:12) to sweep the top-3 places. ’Toppers Mila Moseley (22:07) and Rebecca Beaux (22:09) finished in 9th and 10th places, respectively, also achieving All-District honors. Nyla Lee (13th, 22:45), Sadie Evans (20th, 23:07), Lena Ronning (24th, 23:47), and Lucy Kelley (25th, 23:49) rounded out the Hilltopper crew. 

Hilltopper sophomore Duane Sena was individual District Champion in the Boys race in a time of 17:51, followed by teammate Jack Ammerman in the runner-up position in a time of 18:10. Beck Ellis (5th, 19:02), Eddie Gartz (6th, 19:03), Benjamin Sanchez (8th, 19:05), Michael Bane (9th, 19:09), and Armando Inbody (10th, 19:11) achieved All-District honors, as the ’Toppers took seven of the top-10 places. Will Gartz (18th, 20:17) and Brayden Allen (24th, 20:36) rounded out the Hilltopper Boys team.

Both teams are positioned to place very well in the State Championship, to be held Saturday, Nov. 5 at Albuquerque Academy.

Senior Emma Montoya was individual District Champion in a time of 20:08. Photo by Blake Wood

Sophomore Duane Sena was individual District Champion in a time of 17:51. Photo by Blake Wood

The Hilltopper Girls give a cheer before the start of their race. Photo by Blake Wood 

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