Vand varsity girls hoops edge out Dayton
The Truckee girls varsity basketball team came home to defeat Dayton 5838 on Wednesday. Led by the defense of Jessie Lamb and Erica Rice, who each had 7 steals, the Wolverine dominated the transition game. Truckee rotated their zone press to establish control of the game. The outside shooting of Felicia Tenorio, with 23 points, and inside play of Katie Malone, who scored 10 points, led the offense. Kelly Stephes chipped in for an additional 9 points.The games turning point occurred when Jessie Lamb and Erica Rice stole the ball during a double team and Lamb threw a no-look, over-the-head pass to Kelly Stephens for a lay-up. Katie Malone, Zoe Richards, Dani Turner and Amanda Thorsby teamed up to stop Daytons star center Amanda Sbragia with an aggressive double team the entire night.The varsity team goes back on the road to play Sparks Friday night in hopes of winning their seventh league game. Truckee’s record is 115 overall and 6-3 in league play.Meanwhile, the girls JV squad continued to show why they are one of the elite teams in the league, with a 467 victory against the Dayton girls. Depth is this years key, with every player contributing in most games. Anna Sharp whose seven steals and Kelsey Shalvis 8 points led to the Wolverine victory. Alysha Walker hit the games only three-pointer, while Amanda Beckman and Melanie Lashbrook dominated the offensive boards with 8 and 7 respectfully.The JV team improved its record overall to 124 and 8-1 in league play. The Girls return home on Wednesday, Feb. 2 to play local rival Incline Village.
After a hard weekend, with loses at Lowry and Spring Creek, the Truckee High School JV basketball team rebounded with a hard fought win Wednesday at home.We needed a win to get back on track and the team responded, said Truckee said Coach Mike Hoehn. Dayton is a class team and played us tough. This was the kind of win we needed. Leading the team was Jeremy Adamsand Dylan Seacrest with 11 points each. Cole Froelich added 6. Cory Hoehn, Tommy Nichols and Gavin Novotny each knocked down 5 points for the Wolverines. The JV squad improved its record to 124 overall and 72 in league. They play Friday at Sparks starting at 4:30 p.m.