Truckee, North Tahoe football lose on the road |

Truckee, North Tahoe football lose on the road

Photography Michael MichaelsenNorth Tahoe quarterback Mitchell Conn and Forest Wiens go to work against Battle Mountain on Friday.

The North Tahoe football team lost 62-6 at 2A power Battle Mountain on Friday night.

North Tahoe junior Forest Wiens scored the Lakers’ only touchdown.

The Lakers are now 0-3 overall and 0-2 in Northern 2A league play.

The Truckee High football team blew a 12-0 halftime lead in a 21-14 overtime loss at Mariposa (Calif.) on Friday night.

Truckee senior Ryan Roberts scored on a 1-yard run in the first half, while Cory Sharp posted the Wolverines’ second touchdown on a 41-yard interception return. Both extra points failed, leaving Truckee with a 12-0 lead at the break.

Mariposa’s Kylan Brocchini scored his team’s first TD on a 65-yard run in the third quarter to cut the lead to 12-7, and Anthony Nady followed with a 45-yard touchdown reception from quarterback Johnny Ashton to put the Grizzlies in front, 14-12.

Late in the fourth quarter, Truckee junior Jordan Diero blocked a punt that rolled out of the end zone for a safety, leaving the score tied at the end of regulation.

In OT, with each team given four plays to reach the end zone from the 10-yard line, Ashton hooked up with Brocchini for a touchdown, and Nady’s extra point made it 21-14. Truckee failed to answer on its possession.

Senior Robert Raber led the Wolverines with 71 rushing yards on 10 carries, while Roberts led the team in receiving with 20 yards on three catches. Senior quarterback Justin Vosburgh completed 5 of 15 passes for 43 yards with one interception. Truckee had 182 yards of total offense.

The Wolverines (1-1) play their final nonleague game at Colfax on Friday at 7:30 p.m.

” The Modesto Bee contributed to this report

Truckee wraps up its nonleague schedule with a game at Colfax on Friday at 7:30 p.m. North Tahoe plays a league game at Incline on Friday at 5 p.m.

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