Truckee prep roundup: Wolverines riding hot-streaks in volleyball, girls tennis |

Truckee prep roundup: Wolverines riding hot-streaks in volleyball, girls tennis

TRUCKEE, Calif. — Truckee volleyball coach Erika Murphy said she switched up the Wolverines’ offensive system last week to take advantage of their outside hitters. It’s working.

Led by Maia Dvoracek and Madison Bromley’s power at the net, the Wolverines rolled to consecutive 3-0 sweeps over the weekend.

Truckee shut out Spring Creek (25-19, 25-6, 25-22) on Friday before toppling Elko (25-18, 25-16, 25-16) on Saturday in 3A Northern matches at Truckee High School.

Dvoracek finished the weekend with 30 kills while Bromley added 17. Jordan Brown was the lead distributor, penciling in 37 set assists. Defensively, Bromley totaled 17 digs. Mia Curtis and Sara Gran-Nilsson had 14 apiece.

The Wolverines were also bolstered by strong showings from the service line, highlighted by a sizzling 96 percent serving rate in Saturday’s win over Elko.

Earlier in the week, Dvoracek and Bromley had 19 kills apiece, lifting the Truckee to a 3-1 win (25-12, 19-25, 25-23, 25-17) over Fallon in 3A Northern action Tuesday.

The match was level at 1-1 before the Wolverines rallied back in the decisive third set to a 25-23 win. Truckee polished off Fallon in the fourth set to bag the road win.

Truckee (8-4, 4-0) travels to Fernley for a 6 p.m. contest Wednesday.

boys soccer: Truckee tops Spring Creek, ties Elko

Trailing 1-0 in the second half, Truckee senior Jose Gonzalez scored a goal in the 55th minute to push the Truckee boys soccer team to a 1-1 tie with Elko on Saturday at Truckee High School.

Evenly matched, Truckee narrowly edged Elko with 11 shots on goal to the Indians’ eight. Elko senior goalkeeper McKay Garvin picked up nine saves, making several during the critical stages of the second half to preserve Truckee’s one-goal output.

On Friday, the Wolverines broke out of a 1-1 halftime tie en route to a 3-1 home win over Spring Creek.

Truckee (6-2-1, 2-1-1) squares off with South Tahoe and Incline this week.

Girls tennis: Wolverines topple Highlanders, Vikings

The Truckee girls tennis team made quick work of the opposition last week, defeating Incline 14-4 on Tuesday and topping South Tahoe 13-5 on Thursday.

Against South Tahoe, the Wolverines (5-1, 5-1 Division 1A) were anchored by singles players Maya Willis, Annie Guerra and Rebecca Ziegler, who won three singles matches apiece.

Boys tennis: Truckee goes 1-1 last week

The Truckee boys tennis team edged Incline 10-8 on Tuesday before getting outdone by South Tahoe 13-3 on Thursday.

With the loss against the Vikings, the Wolverines drop to 4-2 this season.

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