Topper Boys Basketball Wins Big Over Valencia Jaguars

Harrison Frank turns the corner closely guarded by Eric Lopez. Harrison was the Toppers leading scorer with 20 points of which 3 were 3 point baskets. Photo by John McHale/

Wesley Stanfield had a big night on both defense and offense with 16 points, which included 2-3’s. Photo by John McHale/

Niko Garcia brings the ball down court past the key guarded by Mariano Perea. Niko had 8 points for the contest. Photo by John McHale/


The Topper Boys Basketball Team hosted the Valencia Jaguars Wednesday evening in Griffith Gymnasium for their season opener and won the contest 63-44.

In spite of the score, the Jaguars played a very hard and fast game, which kept the Toppers in their game throughout the contest. The Toppers’ offense was very sharp, highlighted by 7 three-point baskets.

The defense was equally as good and resulted in many turnovers and rebounds. The game was a joy to watch as the Toppers played a complete game.

The Toppers next game is 7 p.m. Saturday, April 3 against the Hope Christian Huskies in Albuquerque.

The Toppers’ defense kept the Jaguars off balance all evening causing many turnovers and missed shots. Photo by John McHale/

Lots of action under the Toppers’ basket all evening. Photo by John McHale/