The Hilltoppers continued to show improvement beating another 5A team this week. The team showed their versatility running a 5-1 to begin the night and finishing in 6-2 using the strengths of the team to upend the Capital Jaguars. Set 1 proved to be a tight battle with the Hilltoppers coming from behind to capture the set.
The Jaguars showed smart play and strong defense to take the second set. Los Alamos hit their stride in sets three and four to control the match. Standouts for the Hilltoppers were: Kyla Sandoval playing solid defense and having 2 aces, Sophia Salazar 12 kills, Elodie Thelliez with 9 kills in one set, Natalie Gallegos with 10 kills and 2 aces and Eden Schmierer with 6 kills and the on court setting leadership of Elise Olivas.
The Toppers will take the 2 game winning streak into District play against the Moriarty Pintos next Tuesday in Moriarty.