South Tahoe’s freshmen boys’ basketball team defeated visiting Dayton 55-20 on Tuesday.
The Vikings took a 17-6 lead in the first quarter. They then outscored Dayton 15-1 in the second and 12-3 in the third.
Tyler Ritter, Noah Jackson and Garret Harley each scored a game-high 12 points for South Tahoe.
Tommy Cefalu scored six points for the Vikings. He also had six assists and five rebounds. Zen Contestable scored eight points and hauled in 10 rebounds.
“I’m really happy with the progress we’re making,” South Tahoe coach Rick Chandler said about the game.
“In particular, Zen Contestable is making great strides. He’s never played basketball before this year but has become one of the best big men in the league.”
With the win, South Tahoe’s freshmen boys’ team improves to 9-2 overall, 3-2 IA Northern. The team plays at home against Fernley on Saturday. The game starts at 12:30 p.m.