Topper Boys Tennis Team One Step Closer To State!

Nicholas Witkowski wins his match against Belen Eagle Andrew Swaner 6-1, 6-0 Monday at the Urban Park Tennis Courts. Photo by John McHale/        Grafton Urbatsch returns a ball to Evan Stynen. Urbatsch wins the match 6-0, 6-0.  Photo by John McHale/


The Los Alamos High School Topper Boys Tennis Team is one step closer to winning the State Championship competition to be held this Saturday at the tennis complex on the Albuquerque Academy campus.

The Toppers beat the Belen Eagles 9-0 Monday at the Urban Park Tennis Courts in Los Alamos.

The quarter finals are played at the higher seed’s home facility in preparation for the state competition.

Josh Pasada charges the net to return the ball to Santiago Silva on his way to a 6-2, 6-2 win. Photo by John McHale/

In the team doubles competition, Takuma Shiina and Owen Dooley defeat Taylor Wright and Santiago Silva 6-0, 6-2. Photo by John McHale/

Nicholas Witkowski and Vasu Gardner win their match over Andrew Swaner and Luke Austin 6-1, 6-1. Photo by John McHale/