Topper Boys Basketball Fall To Artesia Bulldogs

Gavin Compos worked his way down court in a game played Saturday afternoon in Griffith Gymnasium against the Artesia Bulldogs. The Toppers started out hot and had a 20-1 lead at the end of the first quarter, but the Bulldogs, who had a tough game against the Pojoaque Elks the night before, started to come to life and ended up winning the game 66-57. Compos had 12 points for the game. The boys next home game is Jan. 23 against the Moriarty Pintos. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Matthew Owen was the leading scorer for the Toppers with 15 points for the night. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Brian Irwin battles his way to the basket for a shot in the 4th quarter, he scored 8 points this game. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Wesley Stanfield scored 11 points to aid the Topper effort. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com