North Tahoe prep roundup: Cross-country teams finish top 5 at home invite
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TAHOE CITY, Calif. — Quinn Lehmkul’s seventh-place time of 25 minutes, 59.55 seconds paced the North Tahoe girls cross country team to a second-place finish at its hosted North Tahoe Kiwanis Invitational last Saturday in Tahoe City.
Truckee claimed first in the nine-team field with 35 points, followed by North Tahoe with 70. Ponderosa took third with 106.
For the boys, North Tahoe took fifth (171) in the 17-team field. JC Schoonmaker led the way with a seventh-place time of 21:49.68.
Spanish Springs left the competition in the dust with a first-place tally of 37 — a whopping 75 points in front of runner up Pacific Grove (112). Elko finished third with 115.
Volleyball: Lakers fall to Longhorns
The North Tahoe volleyball team couldn’t keep up with Battle Mountain, falling 3-1 in a 2A-Northern League match last Friday in Tahoe City.
The Lakers (1-4, 0-1) were outdone in scores of 25-17, 25-22, 24-26 and 25-16.
North Tahoe is back in action Thursday when it hosts Pershing County (Lovelock) at 5 p.m.
Girls soccer: Lakers top Elko, fall to Spring Creek
The North Tahoe girls soccer team edged Elko 2-1 in 2A-Northern League action last Friday in Elko.
A day later, on Saturday, the Lakers suffered their first loss of the season, falling on the road to Spring Creek 3-1.
North Tahoe travels to Fallon (Churchill County) for a non-league test at 5 p.m. Friday.
Boys soccer: Lakers tie Elko, edge Spring Creek
The North Tahoe boys soccer team tied Elko 1-1 in a 2A-Northern League contest last Friday.
The following day, the Lakers (2-2-1, 1-0-1) gritted to the win column with a 1-0 league victory on the road over Spring Creek.
Tennis: Boys, girls ousted by Incline
The North Tahoe girls tennis team lost Thursday’s home conference match against regional rival Incline 18-0 last Thursday. On the boys side, the Lakers were also outdone by the Highlanders, losing by a 15-3 count.
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