The Carson High girls tennis team got off to an impressive start to the season with a 13-5 win over North Tahoe on Tuesday at CHS.
Hannah Dudley and Elise Hansen swept their matches, winning 6-0, 6-1, 6-0 in doubles. Hannah Shaw and Alyssa Corda also won both of their matches, winning 6-1, 6-1. Also in doubles, Allie Collier and Bridgett Huish won 6-1 and Danielle Moffit and Kendall Dossey won 6-2.
In singles, Tiffany Moore won 6-0, 6-0, Sarah Shore won 6-3, 6-1, Kristin Howard won 6-2 and Amanda Ott won 7-6 for Carson. In exhibition matches for Carson, Emma Kortmeier won 6-4 and Emily Collins won 6-1 in singles and Christina Gallegos and Kristi Shaffer won 6-0, Ashley Saarem and Elizabeth Linn won 6-2 and Kelly Nguyen and Ashley Potter won 6-0 in doubles.
In other action, Galena's girls beat Reno High 11-7.
CHS BOYS TENNIS WINS
Carson's boys were also impressive in a 13-5 win at North Tahoe. Carson swept the six first round matches.
In singles, Spencer Brinson won his only match 6-1, Gordon Lee won 6-0 and Adam Whitt won 6-2. In doubles, Tyler Simms and Jordan Rogers won 6-0, J.J. Aragon and Dom Mariani won 6-4 and Jon Kane and Ricky Nguyen won 6-1.
Simms and Rogers won their other match 6-1 and Lee won his other match 6-2. Matt McDaniel also won twice in singles, winning 6-3, 6-0,
In doubles, Simon White and Brandon Osten had an impressive won over North Tahoe's No. 1 team 7-6 (7-3) and Peter Brinson and Daniel Garcia won 6-2. Also in doubles, Kevin Craig and Casey Good played well in a 5-7 loss and Luke Guiterrez and Chris Fernandez played well in a 4-6 loss.
CHS GIRLS SOCCER WINS
Carson gained a measure of revenge in winning 4-2 at McQueen, beating a team that has eliminated it from the Northern 4A playoffs the past two seasons.
After McQueen took a 1-0 lead, Taylor Musselman scored on an assist from Samantha Fishburn and Emily Field and Kryssi Kane scored to give Carson a 3-1 halftime lead. Musselman scored again to give Carson a 4-1 lead.
Carson coach Randy Roser praised the play of Ashley Turner and Field on defense and Natalie Stevens at midfield.
He also said that Brandi Vega set the tempo on offense. "We pretty well controlled the game," Roser said. "We played very well."
CHS GIRLS GOLF FIFTH
Carson will have some work to do if it's going to advance to the Northern 4A Championships after finishing fifth in the opening Sierra League Tournament of the season at Rosewood Lakes.
Douglas won with a score of 334 and was followed by Manogue (377), Galena (386), Damonte Ranch (407) and Carson (426). The top four overall finishers on the season advance to zone.
Chelsea Keating had a solid showing for Carson, shooting a 98 and in her second tournament, Whitney Nash had a solid score of 103. Also for Carson, Katie Cowperthwaite shto a 109, Julia Lapham fired a 119, Megan Justin shot a 119 in her first tournament and Lindsay Burroughs fired a 118 in her first event.
"We'll certainly improve on that," said Carson coach Terry Gingell about his team's opening effort. "They were a little rusty."
GALENA VOLLEYBALL WINS
Galena knocked off McQueen 13-25, 25-20, 25-27, 25-20, 15-13, Emily Aguiar had 10 kills and eight blocks, Emily Burns had nine kills and two aces, Casey Burke had six kills and three digs, Brooke Keever had five kills and four digs, Bree Crook had 25 assists and Whitney Robinson added four blocks.
Galena won the freshmen match 25-18, 25-21 and the junior varsity match 13-25, 25-19, 15-12.
Sarah Stalling got off to a strong start for the Northwest Christian University women's soccer team to begin the season.
After missing all of last year with an injury, the Carson High graduate, who's a redshirt junior, scored two goals as the NAIA school opened the year with a 4-0 win over Chemeketa Community College.
Northwest went on to lose to William Jessup University 4-0 last Friday before coming back to beat Mills College 8-1 on Saturday. Despite hurting her knee in a collision against William Jessup, she was able to come back and play in the win against Mills. Northwest last played on Monday, losing to Linfield College 2-0.
The Carson/Douglas Rodeo Club has now split into two different organizations as each school now has its own high school rodeo club. The two organizations are now the Carson Rodeo Club and the Douglas County Rodeo Club.
Carson Douglas High School Rodeo Club has been split up. It is now either the "Douglas County High School Rodeo Club" or the "Carson High School Rodeo Club".
The Douglas County Rodeo Club will hold a fund-raiser car wash at Carson Dodge Chrysler from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6. Karsya Perez, Miss High School Rodeo Nevada and Miss Rodeo Nevada Teen will be on hand to sign autographs.
Thunder Canyon Golf Club will hold its Left-Handed Championship on Saturday, Sept. 27. Tee times begin at 10 a.m.
The low gross and low net event for men and women is for anyone who wants to play left-handed. Entry fee is $85, which includes lunch and awards.
Afternoon practice rounds will be available. For more information, call the Thunder Canyon golf shop, (775) 884-4597.