PREPS: Carson stops Wooster in 4
RENO – Carson High’s volleyball team moved one step closer to a .500 record with a four-set win over Wooster Tuesday night in a Sierra League match.
Carson won 25-18, lost 18-25, and then won 25-16 and 26-24.
Carson, 3-4, hots North Valleys at 6 p.m. Thursday.
“The girls did enough to win,” coach Robert Maw said. “Wooster came right at us. This is one of the best Wooster teams I’ve seen in eight or nine years.”
Maw had a lot of praise for junior Savannah Smith, who filled in for Brooklyn Maw, who will be out 6-to-8 weeks with a shoulder injury suffered in the Senators’ last match.
“Savannah played very well,” Maw said. “She played there a little last year. She gets to a lot of balls.”
Smith had 22 dig attempts and was successful 21 times. Kaitlyn Jimmy and Kammy Forrest played well at the net with five and 3.5 kills, blocks, respectively. Courtney Hack had 22 assists, 2.5 blocks and four kills. Kenzie Price had four digs, four kills, two blocks and 11 assists. Juliana Anderson led CHS with nine kills and Danielle Good added eight.
Carson blanks Panthers
Carson High varsity girls soccer beat North Valley 6-0 Tuesday night in a Division I crossover match.
Kenzie Tillitt scored twice, Emmy Heller scored twice, Karla Reyes scored once and Michelle Sandage scored once.
“We started a little slow but still managed three first-half goals and then added three more second-half goals,” Carson coach Greg Lehman said. “We had numerous quality opportunities.”
The CHS defense posted another shutout, as Bailee Zuber, Allysa Hayes and Shannon Flaherty had strong games.-
Fallon blanks Dayton boys 2-0
FALLON – The Dust Devils put up a good fight, but dropped a tough Division IA decision Tuesday night.
Fallon scored in the 31st minute and added another goal in the 66th minute.
Dayton had a couple of good looks. The best came when P.J. Vasquez was pulled down in the penalty box and was awarded a penalty kick, which he missed.
Coach Karl Watts said another of Dayton’s shots went off the upright.
“We didn’t have a lot of opportunities, but the ones we did have were dead-on close,” Watts said. “We competed well.”
Fallon handles Dayton girls, 7-1
FALLON – The Greenwave rolled to a 3-0 first-half lead en route to a 7-1 win over Dayton Tuesday night.
Devon Cates scored Dayton’s only goal, that coming in the second half.
“We had a few other good opportunities,” coach Jared Miklich said. “We just didn’t find the net.”
Maribel Ledezma, Cates and Savannah Parsons were singled out for standout play.
Damonte defeats Carson
Damonte Ranch knocked off Carson 4-2 in a fourth-round tie-breaker to win Tuesday’s Sierra League match.
The teams tied at 9 after three rounds of action.
Jake Jones, Aaron Wooodbury and Josh Breen all went 1-2 in singles. The doubles teams of Spenser Pringle and Nick Forbes, and Casey Reid and Mathew Boggs, and Jace Zampirro and Trevor Sollberger all went 2-1.
Damonte girls edge CHS, 11-7
RENO – Carson fell to 2-7 entering Thursday’s season finale at Fallon.
Katy Breeding won all her matches. 6-3, 6-2, 6-1. She upset Meta Zagar who is Damonte’s top player.
Ellise McGowan won 6-1, while Tess Corda and Makayla Ragnone won 7-5 in a battle the first round. Krista Stocke and Amanda Breen won 6-2. Greta Sturm teamed with Mariah Whitcome to pull out a 6-4 win for the Senators.