Incline preps: Highlanders fall at Yerington, close out regular season on Friday | SierraSun.com

Incline preps: Highlanders fall at Yerington, close out regular season on Friday

The Incline boys' basketball team traveled to Yerington on Tuesday, Feb. 6, and suffered a 49-37 loss.

The Highlanders have now dropped two consecutive games, but have clinched a spot in the Class 2A Northern League playoffs.

Junior Ian Smith led the team with 13 points, followed by junior Mathew Cornell with six. Junior Johnny Redfern and sophomore Zach Pexa combined for 10 points. Junior Liam Nolan-Bowers led the team with 11 rebounds.

Incline (8-15, 5-7 Northern League) will finish out the regular season at home against North Tahoe on Friday, Feb. 9 at 6 p.m. The team will open postseason play on Thursday, Feb. 15 at Adobe Middle School in Elko, Nev.

Girls' basketball

The Incline girls' basketball team had their two-game winning streak snapped on the road against Yerington on Tuesday, Feb. 6, falling 38-34.

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Junior Taylor Redfern led Incline with 18 points on 7 of 22 shooting. Sophomores Sami Giangreco and Madison Corneil combined for 11 points.

The girls held a six-point edge heading into the fourth quarter, but were shutout over the final eight minutes of the game as Yerington rallied back to outscore Incline 10-0 during the final quarter.

The Highlanders (11-11, 6-7 Northern League) will close out the regular season at home against North Tahoe on Friday, Feb. 9 at 7:30 p.m. The girls will begin play in the Class 2A Northern League playoffs on Thursday, Feb. 15 at Adobe Middle School in Elko, Nev.