South Tahoe boys’ swim team remains unbeaten
South Tahoe’s boys’ swim team won for its third straight meet by outpointing Reed 137-104 on Saturday in Reno.
Senior David Wise and junior Luca Genasci led the Vikings to victory by winning two events. Wise took first in the 50 free (24.95) and 500 free (5:39.38), while Genasci took top billing in the 200 free (1:54.19) and 100 backstroke (1:01.85). The Vikings also got first-place results from Kyle Garon, 200 individual medley, 2:24.00; and Nick Hanson, 100 free, 56.41.
The Vikings also swept all three relay races, winning the 200 medley in 1:50.68, the 200 free in 1:41.28 and 400 free in 4:26.97. Garon, Wise, Genasci and Francisco Marin comprised the 200 medley and 200 free relay teams, while Hanson, Garon, Dustin Goodyear and Kevin Brand made up the 400 free relay squad.
For the Vikings’ girls, who lost to the Raiders 131-110, Clara Stewart captured first place in the 200 individual medley (2:35.11), Cassandra Marin took top honors in the 500 free (6:09.22) and Rachael Higginbotham was first in the 100 breaststroke (1:29.51).
Marin, Stewart, Alexis Smith and Kaylee Kalinowski led the Vikings to first place in the 400 free relay (4:29.69).
The Vikings compete against Douglas on Wednesday in Minden.
Whatford leads STHS golf team in Fallon
South Tahoe High senior golfer Chris Whatford made his season debut with a team-leading 95 on Tuesday in Fallon.
Fallon, which as led by Matt Vanderbeek’s 73, won the Sierra League tournament with a total of 389 strokes. Manogue was second at 394, followed by Galena (422), Douglas (429), Carson (432), Damonte (480) and South Tahoe (507).
Other scores for the Vikings were Max Borek 99, Nick Pillsbury 100, Tyler Mundy 103, Scott Vogelgesang 110 and Kolton VanPelt 114.
Warriors drop softball league opener at Lovelock
Lovelock spoiled Whittell’s Northern 2A League softball opener, beating the Warriors 18-4 Saturday in Lovelock.
The Mustangs also won the second game, 11-1.
Whittell is 6-7 overall for the season.
JVs get their cuts vs. Fallon
South Tahoe’s JV softball team scored nine runs against Fallon in a doubleheader losses Saturday.
In a 14-4 opening loss, Izze Castillo went 2 for 2 with a run scored and RBI. Emily Gardner singled and scored, and Sam Durham and Maddy Brubaker also crossed the plate. Brubaker fanned five Greenwave in three-plus innings on the mound.
Fallon pulled away for a 23-5 win in game two, despite Sid Loomis going 3 for 3 with two doubles, three RBI and a steal of home. Kat Harwood added two singles and three stolen bases.
Sharp, Higgins key JV win vs. Fallon
South Tahoe’s JV baseball team split with Fallon on Saturday, winning 5-2 and losing 9-7.
Tyler Sharp threw a complete-game, giving up one earned run and six hits while striking out 12. Seven Vikings delivered one hit, including a two-run single by Cody Higgins.
Higgins led the Vikings in game two as well, going 3 for 4 with two RBI. Sharp, Bobby Oakes and Cory Plummer chipped in two hits apiece.
– Steve Puterski of the Lahontan Valley News contributed to this roundup.
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