Fallon youth gridders back in action
Two Greenwave football teams remained unbeaten in the Sierra Youth Football League.
Fallon’s Renegades narrowly defeated Hug on Saturday, 8-7, to improve to 4-0 while the Junior Varsity club had a bye week.
The Greenwave, though, had a tough time as a program against the Hawks, going 1-4.
The Collegiate team, though, was the only other Fallon squad to pick up a win as the Greenwave won their first game of the season with a 41-6 victory against Yerington. Fallon is now 1-2.
In the Bandits and Freshman divisions, Hug defeated both Fallon teams by the same score, 33-0. The Fallon Bandits dropped to 1-3 on the season while the Freshman club is 1-2.
The Fallon Mavericks lost their first game of the season, 19-12, against the Hawks to drop to 3-1.
The Greenwave returns to the Reno area for the fifth week of the season.
The Bandits (10 a.m.), Renegades (2 p.m.), Junior Varsity (4 p.m.) and Collegiate (6 p.m.) teams will face Wooster at the Colts’ home field. Fallon will meet Reno in the Mavericks division with the game taking place at 8 a.m. at Sparks High School. The Greenwave will play against the Panthers at North Valleys High School at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. for the Freshman and Varsity divisions.
The Pop Warner teams took on Douglas and Sparks during the third week of play in the Sagebrush Empire.
Fallon lost to Douglas, 38-13, in the PeeWee division while the Sparks Cardinals defeated Fallon in the Mitey Mite. Fallon’s Tiny Mites group faced Sparks Wolf Pack. Results were unavailable.
Fallon will host Reno South and Fernley in the PeeWee and Unlimited classes on Saturday at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., respectively, at the county regional park. Fallon’s Mitey Mite team will travel to Sparks’ Golden Eagle field to play Reno South at 8 p.m. The Tiny Mites travel to Fernley.