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Carson High’s Amin advances to semis

Nevada Appeal staff report

Preeta Amin of Carson High gained revenge for a tough loss during the regular season and as an end result, she’ll be playing for a berth in the State Championships.

Amin, seeded No. 5, upset No. 4 seeded Andrea Martinez-Perez of Reno High 5-7, 7-5, 6-3 in the quarterfinals of the Northern Regional Girls Tennis Championships in singles. It was a huge turnabout from earlier in the year when Amin lost to Perez 0-6.

Amin will played the No. 1 seeded player from Reno today in the semifinals. Even if she loses, Amin will have a chance to play for a state berth in the third place match. The top three advance to state.

“That was awesome,” Carson coach Diane Baker-Roberts said. “It was great for her and Carson.”

Carson’s other singles player Anja Woodbury lost to the No. 3 seed, Douglas High’s Madelyn Landerfelt in straight sets in the quarterfinals, although Roberts said Woodbury played well.

Carson’s doubles team, Amanda Been and Emma Breeding was also eliminated in a straight sets loss to a tough Galena team.

BOYS TENNIS

Carson duo falls

Carson’s Kyle Kunz and Aaron Woodbury were eliminated in the quarterfinals in the Northern Regionals in doubles, losing to a Wooster team 3-6, 6-4, 4-6.

VOLLEYBALL

Dayton sweeps Spring Creek

Dayton rolled to the 25-17, 25-16, 25-19 win. Cheyanne Strong had 19 kills, seven digs and one block, Kaylee Turner had five kills, six digs and two blocks, Makenna Olsen had eight kills and two blocks, Shalia Powell had 27 assists, seven digs and one block, Elvia Diaz had 12 digs and Katie Turner added two digs for the Dust Devils.

Yerington sweeps Lovelock

Yerington (28-2, 9-0) beat Lovelock 25-9, 26-24, 25-8. Chloe Dane had 15 kills, seven digs and two blocks, Kassidy Lommori had 20 kills, six digs and one block, Brianna Rodriguez had four digs and two aces, Deseree Landa had 10 digs and six aces and Ashley Rife had eight digs and 30 assists.

Douglas tops Wooster in 4

Ariah Barth hammered down 22 kills to lead Douglas to a 25-14, 22-25, 25-23 and 25-12 win Thursday night.

Tayln Jackson (21) and Emma Spery (19) combined for 40 kills. Jackson also added 10 digs. Montrashay Worley had 10 digs and Raychel Allen finished with 20. Carmen Shaw finished with 12 kills.