Yerington boys fall against Smith Valley |

Yerington boys fall against Smith Valley

Staff Reports


Smith Valley held off a late Yerington rally to stun the Lions on their homecourt.

“We’re disappointed,” Yerington coach Daron Wildermuth said. “We had our chances. We did it to ourselves and Smith Valley played a great ball game.”

Yerington trailed 59-55 when Mikey Burt hit a three-pointer with seven seconds left. The Lions had a chance to win after Smith Valley missed two free throws, but turned the ball over.

Smith Valley was 9-of-19 from the foul line while Yerington went 5-of-10.

Wes Thomas had an outstanding game for the Lions, scoring 29 points. Danny Villalobos contributed 14 points for Smith Valley.