Wolverines wrap-ups: Volleyball
Staff reportsLowry Tournament: The Truckee High varsity volleyball team finished the Lowry Tournament the Friday and Saturday before last with a 3-4 record. “We had a good weekend but really needed our two injured players to help combat the fatigue on the team,” Truckee coach Maggie Shane said, referring to senior Jamie Evans, who is recovering from a sprained ankle, and junior Gabby Diaz, who is out with a knee injury.The team was 3-2 after Friday, playing five matches to three games each and finishing the last match at 9:30 p.m. The girls had to referee Saturday at 8 a.m. before playing at 9 a.m., as a second seed. The Wolverines lost two games that morning. “The team did not get adequate rest for the amount of play on Friday,” Shane said. “They were just tired.”Reed: The volleyball team traveled to Reed last Tuesday for a non-league match. Frosh and JV both won their matches.Varsity started out well with a 25-11 win in the first game. But Reed was just warming up. The Wolverines lost the remaining three games, 25-16, 25-16 and 25-17.”We had some great moments but started making errors,” Shane said. “We didn’t have the same flow that we had over the weekend.” Yerington tournament: The volleyball team tied for third place out of 11 teams in the Yerington Tournament on Saturday. Shane said she thought the girls played well, despite injuries, sickness and an allergic reaction to a bee sting.By the end of the day, the team was down to only eight players. Shane said that all should be well soon, except Diaz, who is out for the season for knee surgery.Lisa Ford and Dani Turner made the All-Tourney Team. “We found a great line-up and everyone did well,” Shane said.