PREP PLAYOFF RESULTS: Soccer, volleyball teams advance; North Tahoe girls soccer falls
November 7, 2008
The Truckee High girls soccer team defeated Incline 3-1 Friday in Winnemucca to advance to the Northern 3A Championship.
Unlike many postseason tournaments, the Wolverines will not square off against rival North Tahoe for the title, as Spring Creek ended the Lakers’ season Friday by a score of 1-0.
The Wolverines and Spartans instead will clash for the Northern 3A championship Saturday at 11 a.m. at Lowry High School.
Both teams are guaranteed a berth in the State Championship tournament in Mesquite, Nev., on Nov. 14-15..
The Truckee boys followed the girls with a 4-0 win over Sparks to advance to the regional final Saturday.
Truckee will play the winner between Incline and Lowry for the Northern 3A title on Saturday at 1 p.m.
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The boys tournament is also being held at Lowry High School in Winnemucca.
The Lakers defeated Incline in a semifinal match Friday before losing to Whittell in the Northern 2A Regional Championship at Pershing County High School.
Whittell earned the No. 1 seed entering State, while North Tahoe will carry the No. 2 seed into the tournament.
The Lakers needed five games to get past Incline, which took the first two sets. The Lakers prevailed in the end, 16-25, 24-26, 25-21, 25-22, 15-9.
Whittell defeated North Tahoe in three games in the title match, winning 25-17, 25-11, 25-16.
The No. 1-seeded Wolverines are hosting the Northern 3A Regional Championship tournament Saturday in the Truckee High gym.
The six-team tournament begins at 10 a.m., with Truckee scheduled to play at 1:20 p.m. The championship match, which will likely come down to Truckee and Yerington, is scheduled for 7 p.m.