Tillitt-led Senators top Manogue, 2-1
RENO — Kenzie Tillitt snapped a 1-all tie with a goal in the 64th minute to give Carson High girls soccer team a 2-1 win over Bishop Manogue Tuesday night. The win pushes Carson’s record to 3-0-1 heading into Saturday’s road game at McQueen. “We played well,” said first-year coach Greg Lehman. “It took us about the first 20 minutes to find a rhythm. We made a few slight adjustments at the half and I think we owned the second half.” Carson’s first goal was scored by Chantel Torres off an assist by Tillitt in the 49th minute, which tied the game at 1-1. Lehman praised the play of Michelle Sandage and Alissa Hayes. In JV action, Carson improved to 3-0 with a 1-0 win over Manogue. Josie Veneziano scored in the 52nd minute. Carla Reyes had a great second half in goal and Julie Torres also played well defensively.TENNISTigers edge CHS in tie-breakerMINDEN — The Douglas boys tennis team took a Sierra League tennis match from rival Carson in a tiebreaker on Tuesday.Douglas won the tie break 5-1 after the teams tied at 9-all.The doubles team of Casey Reid and Matt Boggs went 4-0 on the day for the Senators. Carson’s other doubles teams of Jace Zampirro and Trevor Sollberger, and Cory Gentner and Jake Trapp both went 2-2. Josh Breen and Nick Forbes picked up singles wins for the Senators. Carson hosts South Tahoe at 3 p.m. Tuesday. Douglas girls top CarsonCarson High’s girls tennis team fell below .500 with a 16-2 loss to Douglas Tuesday afternoon.The loss dropped Carson to 2-3 entering Thursday’s match at Wooster.Ellise McGowan and Katherine Breeding had the only Carson victories.GOLFCarson golfers fifthRENO — Carson High finished in fifth place at Tuesday’s Sierra League Invitational at Lakeridge Golf Club.Douglas won with 369, edging Manogue by three shots. Wooster was third with 396, Galena fourth at 397 and Carson had 405.Heather Evans led Carson with a 92, while Callen Aten shot a 99. Erica Gallegos had a 105 and Taylor Krupp had a 109.“We’re getting closer,” Carson coach Jeff Rispin said. “We’re expecting big things next week.”Carson host next week’s tournament on Monday at 11 a.m. at Eagle Valley.VOLLEYBALLSierra Lutheran losesHawthorne spotted Sierra Lutheran one game and took the next three of the next four to win the Division IV volleyball match on Saturday.Sierra Lutheran won the opener 25-18, but Hawthorne rebounded to win 25-23, 25-16, 13-25 and 15-13.Cal Benton had six aces, four kills and 13 assists, while Jessica Olsen had an ace, nine kills and two digs.The JV squad lost 25-20 and 25-21.Virginia City loses in fiveVIRGINIA CITY — Hawthorne topped Virginia City 25-15, 17-25, 27-25, 9-25 and 15-9 in a Division IV match Tuesday night.Jamie Poston had nine kills, nine digs, three aces and five blocks for the Lady Muckers. Lea Laney had seven kills and four digs while Nikki D’Agostino had eight kills and four digs with Nicole Huffman adding four kills and four digs. Douglas spikes WoosterMINDEN — Douglas outlasted Wooster in four gams Tuesday, winning 25-19, 25-18 and 25-18, and losing 25-14.Shelby Van Winkle had five kills, four aces, 24 assists and five digs for the Tigers, who are 5-7 overall and 1-2 in Division I play. Shawnee McFadden had eight kills and 10 digs, while Jenna Broussard led the team with three block to go along with six kills and three aces. Maddy Strauss finished with six kills, five blocks and two digs. Bailey Gansberg had nine assists and three aces.