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PREP: Craugh takes 8th at TOC wrestling

Nevada Appeal Staff Report

RENO – Patrick Craugh went 2-2 on Saturday to finish in eighth place in the 112-pound weight class at the prestigious Tournament of Champions Saturday at the Reno Event Center

Craugh, a senior, went 5-3 in the two-day event, which gives him some nice momentum heading into Tuesday’s American River Invitational.

Craugh is the first Carson wrestler coached by Tim McCarthy to finish in the top eight.

“Overall, a good weekend,” McCarthy said. “Placing in this tournament is pretty special. He lost a little steam the last couple of matches.”

McCarthy was referring to the 7-0 loss to East Anchorage’s Nathan Marquez and the 9-3 setback to Clovis West’s Brandon Rodriguez.

Craugh started the day with a pin against Lucas Vagher of Pomona, and then knocked off the No. 7 seed Braxton Vandertoolen of Bingham-Utah.

BOYS VARSITY BASKETBALL

DOUGLAS ROLLS SPRING CREEK

The Douglas boys’ basketball team cruised to an 82-28 win over Spring Creek Friday night.

The Tigers had runs of 10-0, 9-0 and 18-0 to grab a 45-14 lead in the first half.

Hunter Myers led the team with 14 points, Trevor Shaffer added 12 points and Austin Neddenriep had 11 points.

Garrett Getty and Theo Denson each had eight points, Matt Wylie added six and Connor Hughes and Jakes Tessmann each had five.

Douglas ran its record to 7-0 overall on the year.

COLEVILLE SLAMS S. LUTHERAN

GARDNERVILLE – The Coleville boys’ basketball team beat Sierra Lutheran 50-28 Friday night.

Emmi Sandoval had 17 points and Josiah Huhta added 12 points to lead the Wolves.

Sierra Lutheran got 11 points from Tim Tollefson, seven points from Alex Borgman and six points from Scott Johnson in the loss.

GIRLS VARSITY BASKETBALL

S. LUTHERAN WINS BY 3

HAWTHORNE – Sierra Lutheran improved to 6-5 overall and 2-1 in 1A play with a 40-37 victory over Hawthorne Saturday afternoon.

Tiffany Patrick led Sierra Lutheran with 20 points, while Mariah West and Stephenie Nieri added seven points apiece.