North Tahoe, Truckee volleyball | Wolverines stay perfect in league
The North Tahoe volleyball team put up a spirited effort but still fell short at Whittell on Saturday, 20-25, 14-25, 19-25.Senior outside hitter Lexie Courcier led the Lakers with 14 kills, one block and one service ace, while senior setter Iren Rojas finished with 19 assists, two kills, one block and one ace in an all-around solid performance.Aleida Gutierrez contributed three kills for the Lakers, Kylie Willson had two kills, Lauren Willson two blocks, and Anny Bolton one kill, one block and one ace.North Tahoe is now 2-7 in Mount Rose League play and 8-17 overall. Whittell is 9-2 in league and 20-10 overall.The Lakers ended their regular season with a home match against Incline on Tuesday. See Fridayandamp;#8217;s Sports andamp; Outdoors for the result.UP NEXT: The top eight teams from the Northern 2A advance to the regional tournament. Check the NIAA website, at http://www.niaa.com, for a playoff bracket once available.
The Truckee volleyball team swept past host Sparks in three games, 25-16, 25-13 and 25-20, last Wednesday to remain perfect in Mount Rose League play.Despite playing in only two of the three sets, Truckee sophomore outside hitter Mackenzie Redner tallied 12 kills to go along with her one service ace. Annie Reiswig finished with eight kills, while Kiersten Knoppel had 21 serves and four aces, Kaylee Lewis had 10 serves, three aces and five kills, Katie Mohun had five digs, and Brittany Thomas finished with 27 assists.UP NEXT: Truckee ends the regular season at South Tahoe on Friday. The Wolverines have already secured the top playoff seed from the Mount Rose League pod and will host a regional playoff match against the Lahontan Leagueandamp;#8217;s No. 2 seed on Friday or Saturday, Nov. 4 or 5 at 6 p.m.
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