Carson Middle, Eagle Valley win hoop titles |

Carson Middle, Eagle Valley win hoop titles

Nevada Appeal Staff Report

Carson Middle School’s eighth-grade girls basketball team won three straight games to capture the Tah-Neva League championship over the weekend.

Carson Middle, 19-0, knocked off Carson Valley 27-24, as Serena Miller scored all but three of her team’s points. Andrea Maffei contributed a basket and Lindy Lehman added a free throw.

“The game was a typical Carson-Douglas battle,” CMS coach Doug Whisler said. “It had a high school atmosphere to it. It was so loud in the gym they my players could not hear my instructions from the bench. It was definitely championship basketball. Both teams fought hard and didn’t leave anything on the court.”

Carson Middle opened with a 39-16 win over Whittell. Bailey Allen led the way with 11 points and Lehman added 10. Carson followed up with a 27-16 win over Alder Creek, as Serena Miller scored eight with Lehman and Alli Kibbe adding six each.

Eagle Valley wins 7th grade title

Eagle Valley beat Carson Middle School 19-10 to win the Tah-Neva seventh-grade girls championship over the weekend.

The win avenged two regular-season losses to CMS.

Eagle Valley knocked off South Tahoe 36-13 and Alder Creek 28-22.

Members of the team are Shelby Newton, Alyssa Woodward, Arianna Schmidt, Selin Lizarraga, Josie Share, Katie Gerber-Winn, Chloe Dodge, Andrea Merlin, Lauren Hudak, Mallory Otto, Molly Otto, Anya Woodbury and Jessica Preston. The team is coached by John Burroughs and Gary Schultz.

Squeeze Play leads Mosconi Division

Squeeze Play leads AltF4 and the Rattlers in the Mosconi Division of the Carson City chapter of the American Poolplayers Association.

Jamie Day leads the high tier 26-23 over Don Allred and Mike Snoddy. Roger Alther heads the middle tier with 20 points. John Raker is second with 18, while Bob King and Jerry O’Dell are tied for third at 16.

Dean’s Machine leads the Comstock Division ahead of Big Dogs and Twisted Stix with Attitudes.

Dan Haddix leads the top tier 21-18 over Ken Gabbard, Lisa McCuiston and Juan Pina. Chris Skelley leads 23-21 over Jason Kochamp in the middle tier. Jackie Richards has an 18-14 lead over Paul Burtt, Janice Cameron and Greg Gonzalez in the low tier.

The Union Bruisers lead the Highway 50 Division over Ponderosa and Crazy 8s.

Greg Theis leads the top tier, while Michael Hoopes has a 24-22 lead over Perry Levy in the middle tier. In the low tier, Justin Fletcher, Thomas Miles and Linda Miller are tied for first with 10 points.

Empire seniors play at Silver Oak

Tony Barbaria, Terry Thomas, Bob Warzynski and Ed Rector combined for a 113 to win Flight of the Empire Senior Men’s Club Cha Cha Cha event played at Silver Oak.

Tony Grinceri, Tom Harlow, Adam Huber and George Flamer were second at 116.

Paul Perkins. Bob Del Carlo, Bob Lewis and Jon Ryland won the B Flight with a 116, while Dan Rodgers, Robert Pluth, Marty Martinez and Victor Roscha were second at 117.

Barbaria gets ace at Silver Oak

The teams of Tony Barbaria and Terry Thomas and Buzz Wagner and Arlo Miller shot 90 to tie for first place at Silver Oak’s Senior Men’s Club Cha Cha Cha event.

Barbaria also aced the par-3 7th during his round.

Steve Alcalay and Tona Smith tied with the teams of John Scoville/blind draw and Bob Lewis and Alex Talmant for third with 91s.

McClean wins top flight at CVGC

Bob McClean shot a 66 to win the Carson Valley Men’s Club stroke play event on Oct. 16.

Roger Hala was second with a 70, while Russ Coons and Bob Pemberton was third with a 71. Neil Bain won Flight B with a 67, one shot better than Chuck Householder and four better than Ewald Burmeister and John Dorman.

Gerald Bing and John Carey tied for the top spot in Flight C with 65s, while Gary Carsten and John Arens were tied for third at 67.

Costume golf at Carson Valley

Carson Valley Golf Club is holding a Junior Drive, Chip & Putt day Friday from 4 to 6 p.m. All junior golfers are welcome to attend.

For more information, call 265-3181.

Jr. Midgets roar past Fallon 24-0

The Carson Senator Jr. Midget Pop Warner team improved its record to 3-1 with a 24-0 win over the Fallon Greenwave Saturday in Fallon.

Gage Gunzburg scored the first touchdown for Carson on a pass from Connor Pradere following a fumble recovery by defensive end Jordan Aikins.

Dennis Krueger scored twice for the Senators on runs of 28 and 6 yards.

Carson’s defense held Fallon scoreless included several goal line stands and was led by Nolan Hogan, Nick Andreas, Conner Larkin, Tristan Martel, Kyle Gagnon, Derek Schafer, Donald Hurst, Jordan Warren, Chris and Luke Hurst and Tanner McNabb.

Carson hosts South Lake Tahoe Saturday at 7 p.m. at Governors Field.

Carson Midgets roll over Douglas

Elijah Fajayan scored on touchdown runs of 24 and 36 yards and Vic Castro Jr. added an 18-yard scoring run to lead Carson to a 32-0 win over Douglas last Friday.

The defense played a superb game, allowing just four first downs and Douglas reached Carson territory just once. Josiah Pongasi scored on a 55-yard interception return. Asa Carter, Nathan Massic, Kevin Rusler and Jared Akers played well defensively.

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