Los Alamos High School XC Teams Dominate Meet

The Los Alamos High School Cross Country teams dominated Friday’s Northern New Mexico Invite at the Municipal Recreation Center in Santa Fe. The Girls Varsity had six of the top seven finishers, the Boys Varsity took the top three spots, the Girls JV had the top eight finishers and the Boys JV took most of the top spots. Here Freshman Norissa Valdez takes a big early lead in the Girls Varsity race and went on to win this race by a big margin in a time of 20:00. Photo by Blake Wood

Sophomore Rafael Sanchez and Junior Steven Strevell take a turn at high speed at the two mile point of the 5k Boys Varsity race. Sanchez, Strevell and Senior Duncan Fuehne tied for first place in a time of 16:44. Photo by Blake Wood

Sophomores Hannah Gartz and Mabel Pyle lead a pack of ‘Toppers in the Girls Varsity race. Gartz and Pyle finished 3rd and 4th in this race, in 21:00 and 21:06, respectively. Photo by Blake Wood