Fallon junior Thalia Mortensen De La Cruz battles Hug in last Monday’s regional team tournament in Fallon. The Greenwave tennis teams compete in this weekend’s singles and doubles regional tournament in Reno.
Results are through Oct. 12.
The Lady Wave tennis team exited early in the Northern 3A regional team tournament last Monday, falling to Hug, 10-8, at the Edward Arciniega Athletic Complex.
Fallon’s top two doubles teams each finished with only one loss during the season as the Greenwave prepares for the regional singles and doubles tournament this week in Reno.
“I am extremely proud of this team,” Fallon coach Maile Munoz said. “They worked hard this year and made my first year of coaching so enjoyable.”
The No. 1 doubles team included seniors Izzy Nuckolls and Shiloh Pequeno, and the No. 2 team was juniors Kasey Latten and Thalia Mortensen De La Cruz.
The singles and doubles regional tournament for the boys and girls begins on Friday and concludes on Saturday with the semifinal and championship matches at the Reno Tennis Center. The top four doubles teams and singles players advance to the state tournament next week in Reno.
For the Fallon boys, Samuel Lords is the No. 7 seed in the singles bracket and will face North Valleys’ Jon Herron at 8:30 a.m. The doubles team of Brody Allyn and Daniel Madera will take on the No. 2 seed, South Tahoe’s Ralston Pierce and Sebastian Guerrero at 9:30 a.m.
Brackets were not available for the girls division at press time. Brackets can be found online at www.niaa.com.
The Lady Wave soccer team shut out Dayton, 3-0, last Monday before ending its match against Lowry in a 1-1 tie on Tuesday.
Fallon hosts Fernley today before traveling to Dayton on Monday. The season ends next week at home against Elko on Wednesday and Spring Creek on Thursday.
The Greenwave boys also blanked Dayton, 7-0, last Monday but fell 2-1 to Lowry on Wednesday. Fallon is on the road for the rest of the season, including stops in Fernley today and Dayton on Monday. Fallon travels to Elko next Wednesday and Spring Creek the following day.
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Oasis Academy senior Stacie Bogdanowicz serves in last Monday’s 3-2 win over ROP.
The Lady Wave scored its biggest win — and one of the region’s biggest upsets — last Tuesday when they defeated Lowry in five games in Fallon.
Fallon, which went 0-5 in the first half of the 3A East schedule, avenged a four-game loss to the Buckaroos by winning 22-25, 25-18, 25-7, 22-25 and 15-9. Fallon hosted Fernley on Wednesday and travels to Dayton on Saturday. The Lady Wave concludes the season next week with home matches against Elko on Wednesday and Spring Creek on Thursday.
Oasis Academy split two matches last week, defeating ROP in five before being swept by Virginia City on Senior Night on Wednesday. The Bighorns won last Monday 25-19, 11-25, 17-25, 25-12 and 15-9.
The Bighorns traveled to Pyramid Lake on Tuesday and return home on Saturday to host Sage Ridge. The season ends on Monday at Smith Valley.
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Fallon senior Madix Wehe battles with Dayton in last Monday’s 3-0 win.
The Lady Wave golf team ended its regular season last week in Truckee and South Tahoe but advanced one golfer to the state tournament.
Junior Hannah Benjamin, who finished in the top six outside of the top-three qualifying teams, competed in the 3A state tournament at Genoa Lakes on Monday and Tuesday.
In last Monday’s tournament at the Tahoe Donner Golf Course in Truckee, Benjamin led the team with a 107 followed by Charissa Chenoweth at 111 and Megan Johnson at 141. Fallon was one golf shy of a team score.
The following day saw Benjamin break into double digits with an 88 at the Tahoe Paradise Golf Course. Chenoweth scored a 102 and Johnson finished with a 121.
Fallon and Oasis Academy competed in the North Valleys’ Chase Race last Friday. Results were not available at press time.
Both schools next compete on Friday at the Dave Marson Trail Run before the regional meet the following week.