Los Alamos Hilltopper Wrestling Team Captures District Title!

The Los Alamos Hilltopper Wrestling team captured the district title Saturday at Bernalillo. LAHS Athletic Director and Regional Representative Vicki Nelms, right, with LAHS Wrestling teams seniors from left, Chandler Lauritzen, Brian Geyer and Morgan Irish receiving the District Trophy for the third consecutive year – a highlight to a rough season for the seniors. Photo by Bernadette Lauritzen

From left, Jonathan Schueler, Brian Geyer, Dominic Montoya and Lane Saunders pose with LAHS Wrestling Head Coach Bob Geyer as they glory in their ‘three-peat’ win Saturday. The gentleman, all taking the first place District Champion status, represent LAHS’s four classes from left, junior class, senior class, freshmen class and sophomore class. Photo by Bernadette Lauritzen

LAHS senior Nathan ‘Monty’ Aguirre won the honor of the Bryan Sanchez Award Feb. 8. He was selected by Rita Sanchez and Elena Lucero, as the wrestler that most resembles the character and fortitude of their son and brother, of which the Memorial Tournament is named. Photo by Bernadette Lauritzen


Jonathan Schueler‘s winning match for first against Capital’s Jose Cano. Photo by Bernadette Lauritzen

Brian Geyer’s winning match against Capital’s Jacob Esquibel. Photo by Bernadette Lauritzen

Lane Saunders’ winning match against Capital’s Miguel Loya. Photo by Bernadette Lauritzen

Dominic Montoya’s winning match against Capital’s Gilbert Mancha. Photo by Bernadette Lauritzen