Local soccer beating up on Sagebrush League
The Truckee High girls soccer team defeated Battle Mountain 4-0 on the road Saturday.
Truckee is now 13-0-3 overall and remains atop the Northern 3A Tahoe League standings with a 5-0-2 mark.
The Wolverines’ most recent win was on a cold day with high wind, which developed into sleet and snow during the boys game. The girls played a shortened first half ” 15 minutes ” due to conditions. After the weather let up, however, the girls played a 35-minute second half.
Junior captain Addie Shaffer scored Truckee’s first goal in the second half on an assist from freshman Kennedy Power.
Sophomore Stephanie O’Neil posted two second-half goals on assists from Katy Stephens and Kelsey Porter, and sophomore Shannon Nicholls scored a goal on an assist from Stephens.
Truckee’s boys defeated Battle Mountain 3-0 to improve to 19-1 overall. The Wolverines are in first place in the Tahoe League with a 5-1 record.
The North Tahoe High boys soccer team won two games in the past five days, shutting out Dayton 5-0 on Thursday and Spring Creek 7-0 on Saturday.
The Lakers are now 12-5-4 overall and remain 3-1-2 in the Tahoe League.
Against Dayton of the Northern 3A Sagebrush League, North Tahoe junior David Munoz scored two goals, while teammates Gerry Bolanos, Michele Basile and Eric Holman each chipped in with scores.
North Tahoe’s girls lost 1-0 against Spring Creek on Saturday. The Laker girls’ overall record was unknown at press time.