PREP: Carson wrestlers third at Fernley
January 20, 2013
FERNLEY – Carson High’s wrestling team finished third at the Fernley tournament over the weekend.
Lowry won the event with 311 points, Spanish Springs was second at 256 and Carson was next at 183. Reno placed fourth at 153,
“We wrestled pretty well on Friday, but we didn’t have a ton of matches,” Carson coach Tim McCarthy said. “Third place is not bad, but I wish we were closer to second and I wish we could have given Lowry a run for its money.
“The semifinals really killed us. We had seven kids in and Kyle Sharp (120) was the only one to win.”
Sharp went 4-1, losing by pin in the finals to Eric Brooks.
“It was a close match and Kyle ended up getting stuck,” McCarthy said.
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Sammy Mercado (113) was 6-1 en route to a third-place finish. Cole McCarthy, despite a fractured nose, went 5-1 to finish third at 132. He lost 4-2 in the semis. Jordan Luhrs (170) was 5-1 and also took third. Brady Rivera (182) was 5-1 and took third.
Nicholas Lani (138) was fourth with a 5-2 record and Brady O’Keefe (145) was fourth with a 4-2 record.
Colby Brown went 3-2 at 160, Javier Torres went 2-2 at 191 and Dominic Kinder went 2-2 at 126.
The news wasn’t so good for Nolan Shine. The tough, talented 152-pounder reached the semis, but injured his knee forcing him to default. He also had to default his wrestleback match and took sixth.
“That would be a big blow if we lost him.” McCarthy said. “He planted and it twisted. It was pretty swollen when he left.”
Lani was also injured. McCarthy thinks he may have a broken nose.
Carson wrestles at Douglas in its final Sierra League dual at 6 p.m. Wednesday. Carson has a 24-match win streak in league. On Thursday, Carson hosts High Desert power Spanish Springs on Thursday. Junior varsity matches will start at 5.
VARSITY BOYS BASKETBALL
LOVELOCK 57, DAYTON 36
LOVELOCK – Lovelock outscored Dayton 38-11 in the middle two quarters en route to an easy win over the Dust Devils.
Dayton led 12-9 after one quarter as Joey Doyle and Jessie Evans scored five points apiece. Lovelock enjoyed a 17-4 second-quarter surge and outscored Dayton 21-7 in the third quarter.
Jayson Fraser led Dayton with 12 points.
The Dust Devils visit Fernley on Tuesday at 7 p.m.
RENO – The Douglas boys basketball team ran its win streak to seven Saturday afternoon, defeating Wooster.
Douglas built a narrow 16-15 lead in after one quarter and stretched it to 30-25 by halftime.
A 23-7 third quarter helped the Tigers put the game out of reach and Douglas coasted from there.
James Herrick led the Tigers with 14 points, Hunter Myers added 13, Austin Evans had 10 and virtually the entire roster contributed to the stat sheet in the win.
VARSITY GIRLS BASKETBALL
DOUGLAS 51, WOOSTER 43
RENO – Douglas pushed ahead for a win over Wooster on Saturday in Reno.
Diana Regalado led the team with 15 points, McKenna Kynett had 12 and Corryne Millett had eight in the win.
JV BOYS BASKETBALL
GALENA 54, CARSON 44
RENO – Carson got 14 points from Asa Carter, but it wasn’t near enough to knock off Galena on Saturday.
Chris Azevedo chipped in seven points, while Ian Schulz added six .
JV GIRLS BASKETBALL
CARSON 55, GALENA 22
Michelle Perry scored 23 points to lead Carson to an easy win over Galena Saturday afternoon at Morse Burley Gym.
Teresa Boehner chipped in 12 and Ivy Pembrooke added 10.
Carson hosts Reed Tuesday night.
FR. GIRLS BASKETBALL
CARSON 32, GALENA 5
Melissa Glanzmann scored 13 points had three steals and dished out three assists to lead Carson to a lopsided win over visiting Galena on Saturday morning.
Bailey Allen added seven points, four rebounds and four steals, while Brianna Alvarado scored six points, grabbed seven rebounds and had six assists. Ashley Vestal contributed five rebounds as did Claudia Arechiga.