Carson High tailback Angelo Macias lowers his shoulder, during the Senators’ loss to Bishop Manogue. Macias is getting help on the play with a block from Sergio Villanueva (56).
Photo by Jeff Mulvihill, Jr. | InstaImage.
Carson High School football is staring at a clean slate this week.
The Senators are 1-4 after a 49-0 loss to Bishop Manogue Friday night, but league play is a different landscape.
The postseason picture will be entirely decided by the final five games of the season, which will all be Class 5A Div. III league games.
Carson starts that slate Thursday night when it squares up with Hug at Hug High School for a 7 p.m. kick.
“This is where we have to step up,” said Carson High head coach Ryan Boshard. “We played a tough preseason schedule to get these kids ready for this.”
At 4-1, Douglas is the only team in Class 5A Div. III to have a winning record after the first five games of the season.
Miners too strong for Carson
Friday night, the Senators struggled to get the offense moving as the Miners scored touchdowns on each of their first six possession.
Carson held tough at the end of the opening half to keep the Miners from scoring on the final play of the second quarter.
At half, Carson trailed 42-0.
The Miners scored one more touchdown on their first drive of the second half.
Jake Weninger once again tried to propel a scoring drive with a long kick return that setup Carson at the Miners’ 43 with about eight minutes to go in the second quarter.
However, the Senators punted three plays later.
In the fourth quarter, Carson put together a 61-yard drive before turning it over on downs.
Spanish Springs 28, North Valleys 9
Reno 43, Wooster 0
Damonte Ranch 32, Galena 7
McQueen 38, Hug 13
Fallon 49, Sparks 6
Truckee 19, Fernley 10
Virginia City 48, Tonopah 18 (Sat.)