Prep roundup: Wolverines volleyball team continues tear through Northern League (GALLERY)
The Truckee volleyball team continued their winning ways on Friday, dispatching rivals South Tahoe in straight sets.
The victory improves the Wolverines record in Northern League play to 9-0, and is the team’s fourth consecutive win in straight sets.
Senior Kelly Cross led the way with 16 kills as Truckee topped South Tahoe, 25-23, 25-20, 25-17.
Senior Kaley Settle finished the match with nine kills. Senior Quinn Kirschner posted team highs with 38 assists and three aces. Senior Joy Galles had a team-high nine digs.
Truckee (15-2, 9-0 Northern League) will next take on North Valleys (1-12, 1-9 Northern League) at home on Wednesday at 6 p.m.
Lady Lakers sweep weekend matches
The North Tahoe volleyball team picked up a pair of wins last weekend, topping West Wendover and White Pine in straight sets to improve to 6-5 in Northern League play.
The Lakers will next embark on a three-game road trip, beginning with a match at Coral Academy of Science — Reno (0-6, 0-4 Northern League).
Truckee boys’ soccer ends four-game skid
The Truckee boys’ soccer team snapped a four-game losing streak Saturday at home with a 5-1 victory against Incline.
Seniors Andy Sanchez, Chris Medina, Jordi Brenes all scored goals. Juniors Eduardo Gonzalez and Kevin Rodriguez each scored a goal and assisted on another for the Wolverines.
Truckee (3-8-1, 3-5-1 Northern League) will play at home today at 4 p.m., against Churchill County (0-7-1, 0-7-1 Northern League). The Wolverines topped the Greenwave 9-2 earlier in the season.
North Tahoe nets eight goals against Fallon
The North Tahoe boys’ soccer team hosted Fallon on Saturday, and came away with an 8-0 victory.
North Tahoe (5-5-1, 4-3-1 Northern League) is on the road this afternoon against North Valleys (7-5-1, 4-4-1 Northern League). The Panthers defeated the Lakers 6-4 earlier in the season.
Lady Wolverines shutout Highlanders
The Truckee girls’ soccer team picked up a third consecutive win this past weekend, capturing a 5-0 victory over Incline.
Junior Taya Matt led the Wolverines with a pair of goals. Senior Liliana Hosefros and sophomore Kailea Kelly scored goals as well. Senior Emily Monson, senior Alondra Villa, junior Carly Davis, and sophomore Rylee Rust each finished the game with an assist.
Sophomore keeper Jessica Kaufmann and the defense in front of her have now shut out two straight opponents.
Truckee (7-4-1, 7-1-1 Northern League) is at Churchill County (3-7-2, 2-6-1 Northern League) this afternoon.
Truckee tennis teams still unbeaten
The Truckee boys’ tennis team improved to 4-0 last Thursday, taking an 11-7 win at home against Churchill County. The girls’ team also beat the Greenwave 11-7 and are now 5-0 in league play.
Both teams are in action this afternoon at Incline.
The boys and girls’ teams have also clinched a playoff spot ahead of this year’s Class 3A Northern League tournament, which gets underway later this month. The Lady Wolverines have already locked up the top seed in the league. The boys’ team can do so with a win at South Tahoe on Wednesday.
Lakers football remains winless
The North Tahoe football team fell to 0-5 last Saturday, dropping a 26-10 game at home against Coral Academy of Science — Reno.
North Tahoe (0-5, 0-4 Northern League) will travel to play White Pine (2-3, 2-2 Northern League) on Friday.
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