Prep Roundup: Carson High football falls at Foothill |

Prep Roundup: Carson High football falls at Foothill

Nevada Appeal staff report
Carson's Hanna Kaiser (71) battles up the hill with a group of varsity runners Friday at the Reed Invitational.
Brad Coman / For the Nevada Appeal

A fumble return for a touchdown turned out to be the turning point of the game for the Carson High football team in its 41-7 loss at Foothill near Redding, California, on Friday.

Carson trailed 13-7 early in the third quarter when Foothill returned a fumble for a touchdown and converted two two-point conversion to take a 21-7 lead. Foothill outscored Carson 28-0 in the second half for the final margin.

The Senators trailed 13-0 in the second quarter when Chance Smith scored on a 7-yard run. Ben Granados added the extra point as Carson trailed 13-7 at halftime.

Bradley Maffei gained 70 yards on 11 carries to lead Carson.

Douglas football game canceled

The Douglas High football game scheduled to be played at 7:30 p.m. on Friday at Union Mine in El Dorado, California was canceled.

Union Mine decided to cancel the game due to a student safety issue.

Douglas coach Ernie Monfiletto said an offer was made for Douglas to host the game either Friday or Saturday, but in the end the game was canceled and won’t be rescheduled.

Monfiletto said he was most disappointed for his players.

“That’s terrible,” said Monfiletto about the players not receiving the chance to play. “Those seniors get one less chance to compete as seniors.

“Heartbreaking for those kids — all of those kids,” added Monfiletto about his entire team. “Upsetting those kids don’t get the chance to play.”

CHS girls tennis wins

The Carson High girls tennis team picked up a nice win with a 10-8 victory over Spanish Springs on Thursday.

Jennifer Artz led the way in singles and Becca Trejo and Sydney Lloyd led the way in doubles for CHS. Artz swept her three matches 7-5, 6-0, 6-0.

Also in singles, Rachele Fenzke and Shay Dunn also won two matches for Carson. Fenzke won 6-1, 6-2 and Dunn won 6-2, 6-2.

Trejo and Lloyd swept their matches, winning 6-1, 6-0, 6-2.

CHS volleyball wins

Carson improved to 8-1 on the season with a 25-20, 25-9, 23-25, 25-14 win over McQueen on Tuesday at CHS.

CHS boys cross country takes fourth

The Carson boys cross country team had an outstanding effort at the Reed Invitational on Friday, finishing fourth with 121 points behind Galena (112), Reed (80) and Spanish Springs (57).

Hunter Rauh finished the 4-K course in 14 minutes, 10 seconds to take ninth, Zach Sever was 10th in 14:15 and Ethan Byasse was 21st in 14:41.

Adan Garcia finished fourth for Carson’s junior varsity boys, covering the 4-K course in 15:53.

Carson’s girls finished eighth led by Hannah Kaiser, who took 12th, covering the 4-K course in 17:35.

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