Incline prep roundup: Volleyball sweeps North Tahoe, girls soccer tops Sparks
INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — Madison Cronk was a force at the net and Serena Singh anchored the back row, leading the Incline volleyball team to a 3-0 sweep (25-14, 25-11, 25-17) of North Tahoe in 2A Northern League match Thursday at Incline High School.
Cronk hammered eight kills while Singh collected 13 digs for the Highlanders. Ellyse Kirkland and Chandler Cohn added eight digs apiece, and Madeleine Saxe spun over four service aces and dished out 14 set assists, both team highs.
Incline (4-4, 4-3) travels to Battle Mountain on Friday for a 6 p.m. league match.
Girls soccer: Incline tops Sparks, ties Fallon
The Incline girls soccer team used a strong second-half to roll past Sparks 4-1 in a 3A Northern League showdown Friday at Incline High School.
The Highlanders held a slim 1-0 lead at the break before pouring on three goals in the second half.
On Saturday, Incline was unable to muster any offense on the road in a 0-0 tie with Fallon.
The Highlanders (4-3-1) host Spring Creek for a league bout at 2 p.m. Friday.
Boys soccer: highlanders falls to railroaders
The Incline boys soccer team never found its footing in a 3-0 loss to Sparks in a 3A Northern League tilt Friday at Incline High School.
Sparks was led by Generao Vazquez’s two goals.
Incline (6-2-4, 2-1-4) hosts Spring Creek at 4 p.m. Friday.
Girls golf: Incline takes 2nd at triangular
Christine Schwartz carded an 84 to earn medalist honors and pace the Incline girls golf team to a second-place finish in a triangular Wednesday at Eagle Valley Golf Club in Carson City.
Sierra Lutheran took first with 407 strokes, followed by Incline in second at 417 and Yerington in third at 573.
Following Schwartz’s lead for Incline was Kennedy Cohn, who took third individually with a 94. She was trailed by teammates Karyss Thompson (112) and Scarlet Thompson (127).
Incline will host the Division III girls state championships on Monday, Oct. 10 and Tuesday, Oct. 11 at Incline Village Championship Golf Course.
“Incline Championship Golf Course is a very difficult golf course, which requires excellent course management and selection of shots,” Incline coach Joe Humasti said. “We are looking forward to hosting the state championships.”
Tennis: incline boys, girls fall to truckee
The Incline boys tennis team didn’t have enough firepower in a 11-7 loss to Truckee on Thursday at Truckee High School.
Colin Drewes, Logan Eckert and Tyler Knight, who all had two wins apiece at singles, led the Highlanders. Edward Pakrhill and Will Strotz were the only doubles team to pull out a victory for Incline.
Incline finishes the season in third place in Division 1A with an overall record of 6-4. The Highlanders will not field a playoff team because of Fall break, but will send three singles player and three doubles teams to the individual tournament Oct. 14-15 at Tahoe-Donner Tennis Center.
On the girls side, the Lady Highlanders didn’t fair any better, falling to Truckee 13-5 at Incline High School.
Incline was fueled by its doubles teams, which provided all five points.
Incline wraps up the regular season with a 6-4 mark.
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