Prep roundup: Volleyball, soccer teams in midseason form
October 7, 2008
The Truckee High volleyball team lost a nonleague match in four games, 25-22, 14-25, 22-25, 23-25, against 4A Reno this past Thursday.
Truckee fell to 18-6 overall and remains 3-1 in league.
“The girls played well. I’d say that Reno is by far the toughest team we’ve faced all season,” said Truckee head coach Nicole Annaloro. “They had a lot to offer offensively. Our defense was our strong point in the match, but we had a hard time putting things away because Reno is big; they have a tall front line.
“But overall I’m pleased with the way the girls played and would like to schedule more matches against that level of competition.”
Up next: The Wolverines host five consecutive league matches starting with Sparks today. Truckee hosts Fernley on Wednesday, Spring Creek on Oct. 17, Lowry on Oct. 18 and Dayton on Oct. 21. All matches start at 6 p.m.
The North Tahoe volleyball team defeated visiting Silver Stage in three games, 25-14, 25-11, 25-17, this past Friday.
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North Tahoe improved to 6-1 in Northern 2A league play and 10-8 overall.
Senior Sydney Courcier tallied 13 kills, while teammates Kayla Baumgardner posted 10 kills and two blocks and Arielle Younger six blocks and three kills.
Up next: The Lakers play a league match at Whittell this week.
The North Tahoe boys soccer team defeated Spring Creek 5-0 at home on Saturday.
North Tahoe sophomore Israel Ramirez led the Lakers with four goals, while senior Frankie Tenorio added the fifth.
“I was very pleased,” said North Tahoe head coach Beto Alcaraz. “I told them before the game that I was more concerned with their performance on the field than the score. And they played well. They moved the ball well and marked the ball well. I just hope we can keep it up.”
Up next: North Tahoe hosts Truckee on Oct. 14 at 6 p.m.
The Truckee High boys soccer team beat visiting Fernley 11-2 on Saturday to improve to 11-1-1 overall on the season.
Senior Salvador Tejeda led the Wolverines with four goals, and Robby Heck had one goal and three assists. Abel Islas and Egberto Spricigo also scored two goals apiece, while Raul Cardenas and Easel Grass each had one goal and Craig Brown three assists.
The Truckee girls defeated Fernley 6-0. Junior Stephanie O’Neil scored three goals, while Mikaela Arnstein had two and Katie Dill one.
Up next: Truckee plays at Sparks on Tuesday and hosts Yerington on Friday. The girls start at 2 p.m. on Friday and the boys at 4.
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