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Appeal Staff Report

Douglas volleyball just edges Truckee

The Douglas High volleyball team needed had to come from behind to beat Truckee in five games on Thursday, winning 23-25, 24-26, 25-14, 25-20, 15-10 to improve to 12-0.

Jourdan Burke had 16 kills and nine points, one ace and seven blocks, Taryn Williams had 16 kills, two aces, five points and one block, Jessica Waggoner had 14 kills, six points and 20 blocks, Christine DuPuis had five kills, three digs and two blocks, Shannon Dugan had four kills and two points, Rebecca Antti had three kills, two digs, four points and three blocks, Megan Mitchell had 40 assists, 22 points, three kills, five digs, six aces and seven blocks, Bryanna Schinzing had two kills and seven blocks, Mysta Townsell had 18 digs, 11 points and one ace, Mia Townsell had five digs and three assists, Jordan Marsh had three digs and Jackie Harper had two points for Douglas.

Douglas won both the junior varsity and freshman matches 2-0.

Silver Mitey Mites roll to opening win

The Carson Silver Mitey Mite youth football team began its season in impressive fashion with a 26-0 win in Fallon against the Green Wave on Saturday.

The Silver offense scored on its first drive and never looked back. The offense led by the blocking of Tyler Christy, Daniel Beard, Austin Baker, Garrett Clampitt, Ryan Kattenhorn, Willard Franklin, and Jakob Weaver paved the way for Carson's ball carriers who had close to 400 yards of rushing on the night.

The ball carrying duties were shared by quarterback Trenton Robison, Abel Carter, Andrew Trejo, Dennis Krueger, Donald Hurst, and Richard Romero. Trejo and Krueger accounted for all of Carson's points. The Silver team also had help offensively from Andrew Honien, Zach Frewert, Gabriel Catalani, and Stuart McElhany.

The stingy Carson defense did not allow Fallon one first down, and kept it pinned behind the 50 yard line all night. Hurst and Trejo each had a interception, and Krueger helped lead the defense. Also helping the defensive attack were Robison, Romero, Beard, Christy, Carter, McElhany, Dylan Wemheuer, Khayman Garland, Dylan Mayo, Joseph O' Neil, Noah Doddridge, Cody Main, and Joshua Buchan.

Carson Silver travels to Sparks tonight to take on the Sparks Saints.

Carson Rodeo Club will hold car wash

The Carson Rodeo Club will hold a fund-raising car wash from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13 at Save Mart at North Carson and College Parkway.

The car wash is being held to raise funds for the high school rodeo the club will host on March 21 and 22 at Fuji Park. Donations will be accepted. There will also be free face painting for children. For more information, call Kori Osterling, 224-3751.

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