Truckee basketball | Girls take down North Valleys to start season |

Truckee basketball | Girls take down North Valleys to start season

Sun Staff report

The Truckee girls’ basketball team opened its season with a 60-51 nonleague win against 4A North Valleys on Saturday.

Aleigh Krug led the Wolverines with 16 points and 15 rebounds, while Megan Shalvis contributed 14 points and five assists. Sydnie English added 11 points and Claire Roberts had 10 rebounds and four assists.

and#8220;We looked good, but not as good as we can be,and#8221; said first-year Truckee head coach Scott Conn. and#8220;You could tell we were a little rusty.and#8221;

Conn said the Wolverines took control of the game in the third quarter, outscoring the Panthers 19-11 to extend their lead to 47-34. North Valleys scored 17 points to Truckee’s 13 in the fourth quarter.

and#8220;We’re not in shape yet, I can tell you that much,and#8221; Conn said. and#8220;The third quarter we took command and then dragged our tongues on the ground after that. So we’re going to work on conditioning a little bit this week.and#8221;

The Wolverines are scheduled to host the Truckee Invitational Tip-off Tournament from Thursday through Saturday. The tournament is for varsity, junior varsity and freshmen teams.

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Truckee’s varsity squad starts the tournament against Sierra Lutheran on Thursday at 3 p.m. Other varsity teams include Incline, North Tahoe, KIPP King Collegiate, Loyalton, Lutheran and Miramonte.

JV and freshmen teams include Truckee, Fallon, Damonte Ranch, Foresthill, Incline, Loyalton, McQueen, Miramonte and South Tahoe.