It came down to the final two points Thursday night between rivals Carson High and Douglas High volleyball.
Trailing 2-1, Carson needed the fourth set (25-17) to stay alive before ultimately pulling out the fifth set, 20-18.
Unofficially, Carson’s Sarah Miller had 17 kills while Anna Turner put together seven kills of her own.
Abby Franco ended the night with 13 kills while Dayna Myrehn posted nine.
Carson won the first set, 25-14, before Douglas responded by winning the next two 26-24 and 25-20.
UP NEXT: Carson (13-3, 5-3 in Class 5A North) will be back in action Monday at Spanish Springs. Douglas (11-10, 2-6 in Class 5A North) will get back to work Tuesday at McQueen (12-5, 4-4).
(Douglas High sophomore Peyton Simpson goes up for a kill, during the Tigers' away contest at Carson Thursday night. / Ron Harpin)
Manogue tops Carson volleyball in four
Carson High volleyball took the opening set from Bishop Manogue on Tuesday, 25-22.
However, the Miners won the final three sets and the match, 25-20, 25-17 and 25-22.
Senior Sarah Miller led the Senators with 14 kills and had a pair of serving aces.
Abigail Franco and Dayna Myrehn tallied nine kills each and Madelyn Monson had a team-high 35 assists.
Douglas volleyball takes care of Damonte Ranch
Damonte Ranch stole the first set from Douglas on Tuesday, 25-22.
However, it was the Tigers who were able to escape with the next two sets by matching scores of 26-24.
The fourth set was all Douglas as the Tigers rolled to a victory with a 25-8 final.
McQueen ends CHS boys soccer win streak
Carson High boys soccer had its winning streak come to an end Wednesday in a 2-1 loss to McQueen.
The Senators had won four consecutive games leading up to Wednesday.
For the second game in a row, Rene Gonzalez scored for the Senators.
Carson’s JV team beat McQueen, 4-1, behind goals from Evan Saucedo, Justin Cruz, Angel Saldana and Dazahev Martinez.
UP NEXT: Carson (6-3, 5-2-1 in Class 5A league play) will host Damonte Ranch (2-3-2, 2-2-1) Saturday, following the girls game.
Carson girls soccer tops Reed
Carson High girls soccer got back in the win column after a week off the pitch with a 2-1 win over Reed on Tuesday. Carson scored a goal in each half.
UP NEXT: Carson (2-3-1, 0-1 in Class 4A league) hosts Damonte Ranch (3-1-2, 0-1) Saturday at 10:45 a.m.
Galena tennis takes down Carson
The Carson High girls tennis team lost to Galena on Tuesday, 10-8.
The Senators were able to pick up four points apiece in singles and doubles.
Betsy Campbell and Meryl Johnson each grabbed two singles points for Carson.
On the doubles court, Dahlia Keating and Ava Schofield swept their competition with three wins coming by finals of 6-1, 6-0 and 6-0.
Aubrey McAllister and Allison Williams secured the Senators final doubles point.
On the boys side, the Grizzlies posted a 15-3 win.
All three points for the Senators came in singles as Cannon Myler picked up a pair of wins. Zachery Laaker added the other point for Carson.
Carson girls golf second at Red Hawk
Finishing behind Reed’s team score of 369, Carson High girls golf took second place at its weekly meet with a team score of 390.
Rhianna Redwine paced the Senators with a 95 while Madeline Roberts shot a 97.
Madeline Silsby and Jamie McGee each shot a 99 for Carson while Kylee Wentz entered the clubhouse with a 101.
Charlotte Roberts rounded out the Carson scoring with a 119.
Miners outpace Douglas girls golf at Somersett
Bishop Manogue girls golf won the week’s event at Somersett on Tuesday with a team score of 338 compared to Douglas’ 383.
The Tigers finished in second place thanks to matching scores of 86 from Giana Zinke and Madison Frisby.
Logan Karwoski put together a 94 for the Tigers while Kailynn Dollar and Adrianna Nuno posted scores of 117 and 123, respectively.
Tiger girls soccer draws with Hug
Douglas High girls soccer got even with Hug on Tuesday in a 2-2 draw.
Aleeah Weaver scored her eighth goal of the season. Bliss Moody buried the second goal for the Tigers.
UP NEXT: Douglas (2-5-3) will jump into Class 4A league play this morning against Bishop Manogue (5-4-1).
(Douglas High’s Aleeah Weaver bolts down the far sideline during a contest earlier this season. Weaver leads the Tigers with eight goals so far this fall. / Ron Harpin)
Cougar tennis takes care of Tigers
Douglas High boys tennis couldn’t match Spanish Springs on Tuesday, falling 12-6.
The Tigers took five of their six points in singles where Kolten Brown and Bennett Schoenemann each grabbed two points.
Drew Fehskens won the other singles match for Douglas while Abram Millward and David Alexander earned the lone point on the doubles court.
On the girls side, Spanish Springs was able to get past Douglas, 11-7.
Opposite of the boys, the Tiger girls got a majority of their points on the doubles circuit.
Ava Gildea and Alexis Hyde won a pair of sets while Kylie Girdner and Charlotte Bonar added another.
The fourth doubles point came from Hannah Johnson and Jasmine Shoemaker.
In singles. Annika Wertz won two of her three sets while Annie Hill won the third.
UP NEXT: Douglas will play at Carson on Tuesday.
Truckee volleyball bests Dayton
The Dayton High volleyball team tried to mount a comeback Monday but fell in four sets against Truckee.
The Wolverines took the first two sets 25-14 and 25-17 before the Dust Devils won the third, 25-17.
Truckee closed out the fourth and final set with a 25-10 win.
UP NEXT: Dayton (3-6, 0-2 in Class 3A league play) will be at home Tuesday at 6 p.m. against Fernley (7-4, 0-2).
Second half goals down Dayton soccer
The Dayton High girls soccer team sat tied with Fernley on Monday, 1-1, at half.
However, the Vaqueros rallied behind three second-half goals to win, 4-1.
UP NEXT: Dayton (4-5, 4-5 in Class 3A league play) will host Battle Mountain (1-7, 0-7) on Tuesday at 4:45 p.m.
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