April 25, 2006
The Truckee High golf team placed fourth in the Incline Tournament last Thursday, shooting a 430. Spring Creek finished first with a 403, followed by Lowry (411) and Fernley (423). Dayton was fifth at 435, Sparks sixth (526) and Yerington seventh (530).
Individually for Truckee, Pat Galvin and Bryce Poulin shot 83, Rich Breuner 87, Danny Kruck 88, Kevin Barchas 89 and Matt Hardy 92. Fernley’s Brandon Dalton shot a 75 for the low score of the tournament.
Truckee placed second in the Lowry Tournament on April 13 by shooting a 410. Lowry was first with a 404 and Spring Creek was third at 413. Kruck shot a 75 on the day for Truckee’s low score.
In the Northern 3A individual standings, Kruck ranks seventh; Galvin 18th; Breuner 25th; Barchas 26th; Poulin 27th; Eddie Mathot 37th; and Spencer Collinson 45th.
With three league tournaments remaining, and the top three teams qualifying for the state tournament, the Wolverines are tied for third place in the standings with Fernley and Dayton. Lowry is in first place and Spring Creek second.
The Truckee High softball team split a doubleheader with Sparks and lost both games of a doubleheader with Spring Creek over spring break.
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“We didn’t play near up to our potential,” Truckee coach Mitch Brown said of the recent games. “We had a lot of good things happen, but we just didn’t have a lot of good things happen in a row.”
The Wolverines lost the first game against Sparks 8-4 on April 15. Offensively for the Wolverines, Dani Turner went 3 for 3 and Katie Zusy 2 for 3.
Truckee beat Sparks 10-4 in the second game. Corina Mincey was 3 for 5 with a home run; Katie Geresy 2 for 5 with two runs; Turner 2 for 2 with a double and triple; and Kelly Stephens 3 for 3 with a double and four stolen bases.
The highlights of the doubleheader, Brown said, were impressive diving plays by Stephens at shortstop and Geresy in the outfield.
The Wolverines lost 14-2 in the first game against Spring Creek last Saturday. Mincey was 2 for 3 with a double and Stephens 2 for 3 with two doubles.
Truckee lost the second game of the doubleheader 12-1. Brown said he was impressed with the defensive effort from Amanda Jones at second base.
“She played very good. I’m really proud of the way she played,” he said.
Brown said Geresy also made a fully extended diving catch in the outfield that was “SportsCenter stuff,” and that Stephens had another great defensive game.
The Wolverines’ league record is now 4-8, with their playoff hopes still slightly alive.
The Truckee High baseball team went 2-6 since April 15. The Wolverines split a doubleheader with Sparks, went 3-1 in the Delmonte High School Tournament and lost both games of a doubleheader with Spring Creek on Saturday.
The Wolverines lost 6-2 in their first game against Sparks two Saturdays ago. Ben Tonon took the loss on the mound, but struck out 11 batters and had five errors committed behind him. At the plate, Jason Chapman went 1 for 4 with a home run; Keven Sahlberg 1 for 4 with a double; John Hooper 3 for 4 with two doubles; Scott Decker 1 for 4; Paco Ruiz 1 for 3; Morgan Harvey 1 for 3; and Brendan Driscoll 1 for 2.
Sahlberg pitched a complete game and struck out seven in a 16-6 win over Sparks in the second game of the doubleheader. Chapman was 2 for 4 with a home run; Decker 4 for 5 with a home run and a double; Sahlberg 2 for 3; Hooper 2 for 5 with a home run and a double; Andrew Mazzini 1 for 3 with a double; Tonon 1 for 3; and Kevin Flynn 2 for 3.
Truckee lost 15-5 to Fernley in its first game of the Delmonte High School Tournament. Chapman was 1 for 3; Decker 1 for 3 with a double; Sahlberg 1 for 3; Hooper 3 for 3; and Tonon 1 for 3 with a double.
Wooster handed the Wolverines a 16-5 loss in their second game of the tournament. Chapman went 1 for 2 with a double; Decker 2 for 3 with a double; Sahlberg 3 for 3; Hooper 1 for 3; Mazzini 1 for 3; and Flynn 1 for 2.
The Wolverines beat Lowry 13-5 in the third game of the tournament. Tonon got the win behind 10 strikeouts. Chapman was 2 for 3 with a triple; Decker 3 for 4 with two doubles; Sahlberg 1 for 4; Hooper 2 for 4 with a double; Tonon 2 for 4; Flynn 2 for 4; and Ruiz 1 for 4.
Truckee dropped its fourth and final game of the tournament 19-1 to McQueen. Chapman was 2 for 3 with a double; Decker 1 for 3; Sahlberg 1 for 3; Hooper 1 for 2; Tonon 1 for 2 with a double; and Flynn 1 for 2.
Back to league play, the Wolverines lost the first game of a doubleheader 14-5 to Spring Creek Saturday. Chapman went 1 for 3 with a triple; Decker 1 for 4; Sahlberg 1 for 3; Tonon 1 for 3 with a triple; and Flynn 1 for 3.
Truckee lost 8-6 in the second game of the doubleheader, which was called in the fifth inning due to rain. Chapman was 2 for 3 with two home runs; Decker 3 for 3 with two doubles; Hooper 1 for 3; Mazzini 1 for 3; and Flynn 1 for 2 with a triple.
The Wolverines are 6-7 in league play and likely will make playoffs, which start May 12 and 13.