STHS JV boys whip North Tahoe |

STHS JV boys whip North Tahoe

Staff reports

Thirteen South Tahoe High JV players scored on Tuesday night in a 69-42 boys’ basketball rout of North Tahoe in Tahoe.

Hayden Bronken and Cody Higgins led the Vikings with 12 points. Cale Backinger and Kris Hurwitz tossed in 10 and eight points, respectively.

Also scoring for the Vikings were Jason Rogers with seven points, Tyler Sharp, six; Roger Williams, four; Joey Wightman, three; Kris DiGrande, two; David Ziello, two; Grant Jones, two; Tommy Schellar, two; and Clint Padilla one.

Vikings’ freshman team wins by 20

The South Tahoe High freshman boys’ basketball team split a pair of games against Fallon and Dayton on Saturday in Fallon.

Fallon defeated the Vikings 56-29 in a morning game, but the Vikings rebounded to beat Dayton 55-35 in the afternoon.

South Tahoe will play Sierra Luthern on Saturday.

STHS frosh go 1-1 in Fallon

A road trip to Fallon on Saturday produced a win and a white-knuckle finish for the South Tahoe freshman girls’ basketball team.

In a closely contested morning contest with Fallon, South Tahoe lost 24-23. The Vikings led most of the way until giving up a putback basket with less than a minute left. A last-second free throw line jumper for the win didn’t find the net. Rose Campion led the way with 11 points, while Kaila Griffis had seven points and Hannah Neiger added three.

In the second game of the doubleheader, South Tahoe turned up the defensive pressure in defeating Dayton 22-12. 

Campion had seven points and 13 rebounds, Shelly Leonard had four points, while Neiger, Raquel Marchesseault, Chloe Nolan, and Andrea Reber each contributed two. 

South Tahoe ran its overall record to 6-7 and will play Sierra Lutheran on Saturday.

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