Prep Roundup: Senators pick up win in match that pitted top 2 Sierra League teams

Becky Grabow lead the Sierra Lutheran cross country team last week. Grabow finished first at the Rite of Passage Invite.

Becky Grabow lead the Sierra Lutheran cross country team last week. Grabow finished first at the Rite of Passage Invite.

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The Carson High boys soccer team finished the regular season on a high note with a 6-1 win at top seeded Sierra League foe Galena on Tuesday.

Carson the No. 2 Sierra League team in the upcoming playoffs lost 1-0 to Galena earlier this year.

The Senators jumped out to a quick 1-0 lead when Gustavo Gonzalez sent a shot toward goal that bounced off a Galena defender and right to Jonathan Lopez who scored.

Galena tied the game before Francisco Barrios played a corner kick to Jason Martinez who bounced the ball off of the post and into the goal.

It would be all Carson from there, as Martinez would add his second goal of the game in the 53rd minute cashing in a penalty kick.

Just eight minutes later, Sam Hutchinson fed Mario Escalante for a goal. Luis Camacho's corner kick was headed in by Gonzalez from about eight-yards out in the 74th minute to give Carson a 5-1 lead. Carson would close out the scoring when Gonzalez would add his second goal - to go with an assist - in the 79th minute.

Carson finishes the regular season with a 12-1-3 record and will host either Reno or Spanish Springs Monday evening in the 4A playoff opener.


Douglas ended its season with a 4-1 loss at Damonte on Tuesday. The Tigers came out strong taking a 1-0 lead in the 20th minute when Daniel Calderon scored. It was all Damonte from there as the Mustangs went up 3-1 by halftime.

Audrick Anderson, Cody Logan, Justin Draper, Francisco Sanchez and Scott Chandler were praised for their play.

Douglas ends the year at 1-12-3.


The North Tahoe's boys soccer team was too much for Dayton on Tuesday. The Dust Devils fell 8-1.


Carson finishes undefeated

Christian Hernandez and Jorge Rodriguez both scored in the first 20 minutes to give the Carson JV boys soccer team a 2-0 lead. The Senators would cruise to a 2-1 win over Galena.

With the win, Carson finishes the season at 15-0-1. It is the third time in the last five years the Senators have finished undefeated (2006 and 2008).

Douglas beats Damonte

Emilio Magana and Matt Draper both scored goals as the Douglas JV soccer team picked up a nice 2-1 victory to end its season at Damonte Ranch on Tuesday.

Both goals were assisted by Eugenio Villanueva.

Connor Holman, Jacobi Smith and Jacob Holley were praised for their play.

The Tigers finished the year 4-10-2.



The Carson High volleyball team lost in three games to Manogue Tuesday night, 22-25, 19-25 and 19-25.

Jeanette Van Sickle had 15 kills and two blocks; Elysse Virden had six kills, four blocks and two aces; Elizabeth Bennett-Doran had 19 assists, four digs and an ace; Makayla Drahos had four kills and four digs; Sarah Lushina had three kills, five digs, two aces and a block; Kristalei Wolfe had seven digs and two kills; Angela Augusta had six digs, two kills and an ace; Christa McGahuey had three kills and a block; Jazmyn Stokes had a team-high 12 digs; and Bailey Valente added five assists.

Coach Justin Malley said six serving errors in the second set cost the Senators.

He praised the team's scrappy play.


The Douglas girls volleyball team improved to 30-2 overall and 15-0 in league with a 25-17, 25-18, 22-25 and 25-14 win over Galena on Tuesday.

Brenna White had 17 kills, nine digs and five aces; Jackie Harper had 49 assists, three digs and a block; Shannon Dugan had 10 kills, four digs and an ace; Emily Garcia had 10 kills; Erin Allison had seven kills, two blocks and two digs; Nikki Chavez had nine digs; and Brenna White had 13 service points.

Yerington rolls past

Silver Stage

The Yerington volleyball team improved to 31-1 (13-0 in league) with a 25-6, 25-7 and 25-15 win over Silver Stage on Tuesday night.

Leading the Lions was Makenna Lommori with 18 assists, seven kills, four aces and a block; Alexandra Roberts had 10 kills and two blocks; Liz Rogers had 12 assists and two aces; Brooke Aiazzi finished with seven kills and three digs; Amber Veil added four aces, and a team-high seven digs; Katie Nicholas had three kills and a block; Maddie Hull-Taylor added three digs and two kills; Kelsey Soukup played solid with three digs, two aces and two kills; and Cierra Gamez added three digs and an ace.


Sierra Lutheran teams ready for regional meet

The Sierra Lutheran High School cross country team is running strong heading into this week's regional championships.

On Thursday, the team participated in the Rite of Passage Invitational, a 3.1-mile race in Yerington.

The girls' team was lead by Becky Grabow, who led wire-to-wire finishing in 20:03. Erin Henry was eighth in 22:07; Sierra Stulac was 15th in 22:59; Abby Williams was 35th in 27:31; and Brittany Rupert was 39th in 29:06.

The girls team finished fourth in the meet.

The boys' team was led by Nathanael Williams. Williams took the lead shortly after the start and he remained in the lead for the entirety of the race. He finished in 16:25, more than a minute ahead of any other runner. He was followed by team members John McRae in fourth in 18 minutes; Nathan Conover was ninth in 18:27; Anthony Brewer was 21st in 18:49, Luke Barulich was 23rd in 18:52, Donovan Harrison was 33rd in 19:48; Jonny Harms was 45th in 20:29; Barrett Andrews was 81st in 25:16; and Jacob Medlock was 85th.

The boys team finished second to Sage Ridge.

"This was a tune up meet for regionals," said coach Dave Marson. "The top three runners (from both the girls and boys teams) did great. The number 4 and 5 runners will have to work. There are four slots for state. The team will need to work hard and run great to make it."

The Northern 4A Regional Cross Country meet will be Thursday at Rancho San Rafael Park in Reno.


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