Wolverines dispatch league’s best, climb to first place in standings (GALLERY) | SierraSun.com
YOUR AD HERE »

Wolverines dispatch league’s best, climb to first place in standings (GALLERY)

Truckee’s volleyball team sent a message to the rest of Class 3A this past weekend, taking down two of the Northern League’s best teams in dominant fashion.

The Lady Wolverines staked their claim as the division’s best squad, and moved into first place in the league stands behind impressive wins in straight sets against Spring Creek and Elko.

Truckee (9-4, 5-0 Northern League) played host to Spring Creek (3-3, 3-1 Northern League) on Friday, Sept. 7, and cruised to victory, 25-12, 25-11, 25-12.

Junior outside hitter Morgan Just led the team with eight kills. Junior captain Kelly Cross was next with seven kills, followed by fellow captain, senior Ryleigh Hogland, with five kills. Hogland and junior Kaley Settle combined for eight aces during the match, while junior Maria Galles led Truckee with 14 digs.

The Wolverines then faced Elko (6-3, 3-1 Northern League) the following day, and notched another league victory — 25-12, 25-14, 27-25.

Cross led Truckee with 15 kills, junior Quinn Kirschner finished with a team-high 5 aces and 20 assists, and junior Maria Galles led the Wolverines with 10 digs.

Truckee will next hit the road on Tuesday, Sept. 11, to face the only other undefeated team in league play, South Tahoe.

The Wolverines will take on the Vikings (5-4, 3-0 Northern League) at 6 p.m.


Support Local Journalism

 

Support Local Journalism

Readers around Lake Tahoe, Truckee, and beyond make the Sierra Sun's work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Your donation will help us continue to cover COVID-19 and our other vital local news.

For tax deductible donations, click here.

Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User