Wolverines spring sports in full swing
The Truckee High varsity baseball team won two games and lost two in the last six days.
The Wolverines lost 4-3 at Lowry last Thursday. Truckee senior Ben Tonon pitched a complete game, striking out seven hitters while allowing five hits and four walks.
At the plate for the Wolverines, Jason Chapman went 1 for 3; John Hooper 2 for 3 with a deep home run; Morgan Harvey 1 for 2; and Kevin Flynn 1 for 3 with two RBIs.
Truckee split a doubleheader Saturday versus Fernley, losing the first game 12-7 and winning the second 2-0.
Tonon and Scott Decker each stole home in the first inning and the Wolverines led 5-1 going into the third inning before allowing 11 runs the rest of the game.
Chapman was 1 for 4 with a triple, a stolen base and two RBIs; Tonon 2 for 3 with two stolen bases and two RBIs; Hooper 1 for 4; and Keven Sahlberg 1 for 2 with two stolen bases and an RBI. Decker had three stolen bases and a run scored, Harvey stole a base and Brendon Driscoll walked twice and stole two bases.
The Wolverines beat Fernley 2-0 in the second game of the doubleheader. Tonon, starting on the mound on one day’s rest, pitched five innings and struck out three while allowing five hits and no runs to get the win. Sahlberg came in and got the save, striking out four while allowing two hits and zero walks.
Chapman was 2 for 3 with a triple and a stolen base; Decker 1 for 2 with an RBI; Hooper 1 for 3; Sahlberg 1 for 2 with a double and a stolen base; and Kevin Flynn 1 for 2.
Truckee beat Whittell 17-0 Tuesday in five innings, due to the 10-run rule. Daniel Cramer pitched the whole game, striking out seven and giving up two hits and three walks.
Chapman went 3 for 5 with a home run, triple, stolen base and one RBI; Decker 2 for 3 with two stolen bases and two RBIs; Andrew Mazzini 1 for 3 with a triple and two RBIs; Hooper 2 for 2 with a double, two stolen bases and two RBIs; Tonon 2 for 2 with a stolen base; Flynn 1 for 2 with an RBI; Justin McGowen 2 for 2 with a double; Harvey 1 for 2 with a home run and two RBIs; and Cramer 2 for 4. Sahlberg had one stolen base.
The Wolverines are 1-2 in league play.
The varsity softball team lost both games of a doubleheader 11-0 and 14-0 at Fernley last Saturday.
Truckee head coach Mitch Brown called the games “worse than ugly.”
“I don’t know who it was out there but it wasn’t Truckee softball,” he said. “They didn’t show up and Fernley did.”
Dani Turner got Truckee’s only hit in the first game. In the second game Katie Geresy, Jordan Raber and Cyndee Brenes each went 1 for 2.
The Wolverines bounced back to beat Whittell 25-19 on Tuesday.
At the plate, Corina Mincey went 5 for 6 with a home run, three RBIs and five runs scored; Geresy 3 for 5 with two RBIs and three runs; Turner 5 for 6 with five RBIs and four runs; Raber 4 for 6 with four RBIs and two runs; Morgan Womack 2 for 3 with a home run, three RBIs and two runs; Katie Reiswig 1 for 2 with a home run; and Mary Ann Nason 1 for 3 with a run scored. Brenes, Katie Zusy and Amanda Jones each scored one run.
The Wolverines are 0-2 in league play and 3-2-1 overall.
The junior varsity softball team dropped both games of a doubleheader 14-5 and 12-1 at Fernley last Saturday. Because of stormy weather canceling scheduled games the previous two weeks, the doubleheader marked the first games of the season for the Wolverines.
Kati Murphy, who doubled in the second game, pitched both games and struck out a total of 12 batters. Ali Tucker also doubled in the second game. Ashlyn Aulwurm and Hannah Zusy each picked up RBI singles on the day.
The Truckee High golf team placed second in the Sparks Tournament last Thursday with a score of 421 (a combined total of the five lowest individual scores out of six). Lowry placed first with a score of 412.
Spring Creek came in third with a score of 435, followed by Fernley (439), Dayton (443), Incline (457), Yerington (478), North Tahoe (492) and Sparks (496).
Individually, Truckee’s Danny Kruck and Kevin Barchas each shot 79, which tied for the third lowest score of the day, behind a 75 and 78 by Dayton’s Kevin Goles and Lowry’s Forest Schumacher. For the Wolverines, Bryce Poulin shot 85, Patrick Galvin 88, Richie Breuner 90 and Wade Davy 91.
Truckee and Dayton are tied for second place in the Northern 3A standings behind Lowry.