Truckee prep roundup: Wolverines claim league titles in volleyball, girls soccer
An earlier version of this story incorrectly reported the location of this Saturday’s NIAA 3A Northern League quarterfinal match. The match will take place at Churchill County High School in Fallon.
The Sun regrets the error.
TRUCKEE, Calif. — The Truckee volleyball team is humming.
Last week, the Wolverines defeated South Tahoe and Lowry by 3-1 tallies to enter the NIAA 3A Northern playoffs on an 11-match win streak.
Moreover, in Truckee’s home win over rival South Tahoe last Tuesday, senior captain Maia Dvoracek posted her 1,000th career kill, becoming only the second player in school history to reach that milestone. Mackenzie Redner is the only other Wolverine with 1,000 career kills.
Dvoracek slammed 18 kills and dished 22 set assists to lead Truckee past the Vikings. Fellow senior captain Sara Gran-Nilsson anchored the defense with 25 digs.
Shelby Gendreau added 30 assists and Madison Bromley had 13 kills.
In Truckee’s road win over Lowry on Friday, Dvoracek hammered a staggering 24 kills to go with 24 assists to lead the charge.
Gendreau hoisted a team-best 29 assists and Bromley added 11 kills.
Truckee (23-6) wraps the regular season as the 3A Northern League champions with a perfect 16-0 record.
Receiving an opening round bye, the Lady Wolverines will play the winner of South Tahoe and Lowry in the NIAA 3A Northern League quarterfinals at noon Saturday at Churchill County High School in Fallon.
Girls soccer: Truckee tops North Tahoe, Lowry
Ava Seelenfreund scored two goals, lifting the Truckee girls soccer team to a 2-1 road win over North Tahoe on Thursday in Tahoe City.
The two teams were tied at 1-1 at halftime before Truckee sealed the win on Seelenfreund’s second goal of the game.
Truckee goalkeepers Elena Orozco and Izzy Abarno combined for seven saves.
With the win, Truckee claims the 3A Northern League title with an unbeaten 16-0 mark.
On Tuesday, Zareli Villa carried the scoring load, netting two goals in Truckee’s 2-0 shutout of Lowry at Truckee High School.
In the net, Orozco and Abarno each made a save in the shutout.
Truckee (17-1) faces Incline (6-8-2, 2-5-1) in the opening round of the playoffs at 3 p.m. Thursday.
Boys soccer: Truckee edges North Tahoe, routs Lowry
The Truckee boys soccer team rallied to a 3-2 win over North Tahoe on Thursday at Truckee High School.
The Wolverines trailed 1-0 at the break before stringing together three goals to nab the win. Manuel Sarabia, Jose Gonzalez and Hugo Gutrierrez each found the back of the net for the Wolverines.
Truckee goalkeepers Luis Valdez and Jose Apolinar collected three saves apiece.
Last Tuesday, Truckee barely broke a sweat in an 8-0 shutout of Lowry in Winnemucca.
Seven different Wolverines scored, led by Sarabia with two goals. Abi Lopez, Joel Garcia, Jesse Sanchez, Valdez, Apolinar and Gonzalez netted a goal apiece.
In the net, Valdez had six saves in the shutout effort.
Truckee (14-4-3, 10-3-3) takes on Dayton (9-5-2, 5-2-1) in the opening round of the NIAA 3A Northern playoffs at 1 p.m. Thursday in Winnemucca.
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