TOP TEN FINISH: In the final round of the women’s New Mexico-West Texas Amateur Championship Thursday at the Santa Ana Golf Club, Santa Fe’s Jonelle Martinez shot a 79, finishing the tournament with a score of 232, 16 over par. She earned seventh place, 12 strokes behind winner Shania Berger from Socorrro.
NEW SYSTEMS ON THE WAY: The Genoveva Chavez Community Center pools will be closed for more than six weeks as state-of-the-art systems are installed to replace the original dehumidification systems and ductwork in the natatorium. The pools will close Aug. 1, with a tentative re-opening date of Sept. 18. Chavez memberships will be honored at the Fort Marcy and Salvador Perez pools for the duration of the closure.
THREE-TIME CHAMP: Fortunato Ferrera became a three-time champ of the Tour de Los Alamos, powering through the three-lap course around the Los Alamos County in 3 hours, 33 minutes, 29 seconds. Ferrera also won in 2013 and 2009, while taking second last year. Sarah Lough won the women’s race, doing two laps in 2:46:11.