Fallon's Bianca Lopez tries to beat Fernley's goalie to the ball in Friday's game.
Photo by Thomas Ranson.
The Lady Wave soccer team finished the regular season unbeaten at home by dominating Fernley, 7-0, tying Lowry, 2-2, in Winnemucca on Saturday.
Fallon, which finished 6-1-2, will face Spring Creek on Saturday on the road in a battle for the 1A East championship. The Spartans won the first round last month before the Greenwave defense held in the second game, which resulted in a scoreless tie.
Before Friday’s game, coach Manny Lopez and athletics director Brad Daum honored the seven seniors, who will play their final game for the green and white this weekend in Spring Creek. The senior class includes Hailey Guerrero, Vera Vaz, Makayle Mathisen, Aubrey Jaques, Bianca Lopez, Kendra Pacheco and Larissa Sanches.
Fallon's Caleb Proffen tries to avoid a Fernley defender during the Greenwave's cross-valley rivalry game on Friday.
The Greenwave boys team tied Fernley, 2-2, on Friday before falling to Lowry, 4-1, in its regular-season home finale on Saturday.
Cole Hamlin and Bryan Mendoza each scored for Fallon in the first half against Fernley, while Cesar Gonzalez scored the lone goal against Lowry. Fallon led 1-0 at halftime before the Buckaroos scored four goals in the second.
Fallon's Benjamin Polish battles with Lowry for possession in Saturday morning's 3A East contest.
Fallon, which finished 2-7-1, will host Dayton on Friday in the final game of the shortened season.
Before Saturday’s game, coach David Lopez and Daum honored the six seniors, who will play their final game against Dayton. The senior class includes Hamlin, Matthew Fagundes, Kyle Kenealy, Dionisio Lopez, Christopher Ehlers and Benjamin Polish.
Fallon's Hailey Guerrero scores against Fernley in Friday's game on Senior Day.