Incline prep roundup: Schwartz, Incline girls golf win triangular
GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — Christine Schwartz carded a career-best 82 to take medalist honors and lead the Incline girls golf team to victory in a triangular with Sierra Lutheran and Yerington last Friday at Carson Valley Golf Course.
The Highlanders finished with 389 strokes to bag the win. Sierra Lutheran took second at 418, followed by Yerington in third at 445.
“I was impressed with the play of Christine Schwartz, this was the lowest score in her high school career,” said Incline golf coach Joe Humansti. “The team played well, however, Sierra Lutheran and Yerington are also playing well. In a golf match there are no favorites and anything can happen.”
Following Schwartz’s lead, Incline’s Kennedy Cohn and Scarlet Thompson tied for third individually with matching 96s.
Volleyball: Incline spikes Silver Stage
Madison Cronk slammed nine kills and served two aces, helping the Incline volleyball team to a 3-0 sweep (25-18, 25-14, 25-13) of Silver Stage in 2A Northern action last Friday.
The Highlanders also got strong showings from Ellyse Kirkland and Chandler Cohn, who posted eight kills apiece.
Coordinating the offense was Madeleine Saxe, who hoisted 23 set assists.
Last Thursday, Incline was held in check in a 3-0 league loss (25-15, 25-15, 25-18) on the road to Yerington.
Kirkland had a team-high four kills, followed by Cohn and Cronk with three each.
Saxe had 12 set assists.
Incline (3-4, 3-3) hosts rival North Tahoe at 6 p.m. Thursday.
Boys tennis: Incline boys edge Fallon
The Incline boys tennis team secured three final-round doubles and one singles match to pull away in a 10-8 Division 1A win over Fallon last Thursday at the Incline Tennis Center.
Colin Drewes, Kobe Robinson and Tyler Knight all secured singles wins for the Highlanders. In doubles, leading the way were the tandems of Winston Pretty/Edward Parkhill, Preston Hoff/ Ian Smith and Dalton Fry/ Paul Larson.
With the victory, Incline (5-3) ensures itself a winning season and a top-four finish in league play.
Incline hosts Truckee at 3 p.m. Thursday in its regular season finale.
Girls tennis: Incline swings past North Tahoe
The Incline girls tennis team edged rival North Tahoe 10-8 on Tuesday in a Division 1A matchup in Incline Village.
Last Thursday, the Lady Highlanders were ousted by Fallon 13-5.
Incline (4-5) caps the regular season on the road against Truckee at 3 p.m. Thursday.
Boys soccer: Highlanders tie North Tahoe, Truckee
The Incline boys soccer team couldn’t push past its competition last week, tying 3A Northern rivals North Tahoe and Truckee.
On Wednesday, the Highlanders couldn’t hold on to a 2-1 halftime to finish in a 2-2 tie with the Lakers. On Friday, Incline rallied back from a two-goal deficit — scoring its final goal with five seconds left — to force a 2-2 stalemate with the Wolverines.
Incline (7-1-4, 2-0-4) hosts Sparks at 5 p.m. Friday.
Girls soccer: Incline rolls past Lakers
The Incline girls soccer team started fast and finished strong in a 4-1 3A Northern win over North Tahoe last Wednesday at Incline High School.
On Friday, the Lady Highlanders couldn’t keep up with Truckee in a 4-0 home loss.
Incline (3-3, 3-1) hosts Sparks at 3 p.m. Friday.
Cross country: Incline girls place in top 10
The Incline girls cross country duo of Kate Rye and Ursula Volz each had top-10 finishes at the Truckee Invitational last Saturday at the Alder Creek Adventure Center.
Rye took fifth place individually and Volz followed three spots behind in eighth.