The Carson High boys cross country team had a a strong effort in a three-way Sierra League meet on Wednesday at Galena.
Running on Galena's home course, The Senators were just edged by the Grizzlies 27-31. Carson also beat Manogue 23-41 and Galena defeated the Miners 22-35.
In the girls meet, Carson lost to Galena 22-37 anad the Manogue 27-48. Galena beat Manogue 21-34. The Senators were without two of their top runners in Yvonne Hollett and Haley Ward.
"The boys had a very good meet," Carson coach Pete Sinnott said. "A lot of younger runners had great races. Everybody's just gotten a lot stronger as the year has gone on."
Galena's Brian Tibaduiza was the top overall finisher, covering the 3.1-mile course in 16 minutes, 25 seconds. Galena's Brian Jordan took second.
For Carson, Richard Shroy finished in 17:30, Nick Schlager finished in 17:59, Zach Mapes finished in 18:06, Logan Philippi finished in 18:51, Brent Moyle finished in 18:54, Evan Richards finished in 19:01, David McMasters finished in 19:06, Brandon Bournacorsi finished in 19:03, Andrew Richards finished in 20:34, Josh Van Sickle finished in 20:43, Joe Ward finished in 22:20, Victor Favero finished in 23;12, Justice Kemp finished in 24:02, Jonathan Lanuza finished in 24:03, James Levins finished in 25:13, Brandon O'Keefe finished in 25:12 and Miguel Hernandez finished in 25:10.
For Carson's girls, Jenny Mital had a strong effort, finishing second overall in 21;10. Also for Carson, Amanda Gordon finished in 21;47, freshman Erica Sosa finished in 22:50, Laura Sosa finished n 24:14, Chelsea Gordon finished in 25:45, Katie Ogburn finished in 28:19, Ashley Salcedo finished in 28:19, Darcy Clark finished in 31:00 and Haley Toupes finished in 31:11.
"Both teams have a fair amount of work to do to get where we need to go," Sinnott said.
Carson's next meet will be a league meet it will host at 3 p.m. this Wednesday at Washo Lake State Park in which runners will have a chance to run on the beach and through the water.
MANOGUE 3, CHS VOLLEYBALL 1
Carson got off to a strong start, winning the first game 25-15, but couldn't sustain its level of play as the Miners swept the next three games 25-22, 25-12, 25-12 to beat the Senators (17-4, 1-1) in an early Sierra League showdown.
The Senators were playing without setter Shannon Earwood, who was out with an ankle injury. Earwood is expected back next week. In her place, Kendra Krupp and Breanna Anderson combined on the setting duties. Krupp had eight assists and Anderson had seven assists.
Krupp also had a strong serving match with eight aces and added two digs. Also for Carson, Blaike King had six kills and 11 digs, Mavil Diaz had five digs and two aces, Alysse Virden had four kills and two blocks, Nikki Keller had three kills and one block, Danae Eckart had 11 digs and Anderson added two kills, one block and two aces.
CHS JVS 2, MANOGUE 1
Carson won the junior varsity match 25-16, 23-25, 15-6. Shelby Price had eight kills and seven blocks, Jeanette Van Sickle had five kills and one block, Karli Dodge had four kills and two blocks, Meagan Nuckolls had eight assists and Elizabeth Bennett-Doran had eight assists and one kill.
CHS FROSH 2, MANOGUE 0
Carson won the freshmen match 25-16, 25-20. Sarah Lushina had one ace, one block, two kills and three assists, Kristalei Wolfe had two aces, five assists and one block, Lauren Mohlenkamp had two aces and a kill and Micaela Vowinkle added three kills.