STHS JV teams continue winning streaks
South Tahoe’s girls’ junior varsity soccer team added two more shutouts to its season total Saturday by blanking Sparks 4-0 and Lowry 12-0 in Sparks.
Brittany Sanchez had two goals, while Jenny Burks and Brooke King each scored one as the Vikings outshot Sparks, 22-3.
In the 12-goal rout of Lowry, Sanchez and King each scored two first-half goals, while Burks, Brittany Hubberts and Brianna Carroll each buried a shot. After taking a 7-0 halftime lead, South Tahoe’s Chloe Nolan scored twice in the second half, while Annie Kate Genasci, Emily Dawes and Nemesis Ramirez tallied a goal.
The Vikings, who are 8-0 overall, have allowed just one goal.
STHS JV boys’ soccer team rallies from 3-1 deficit
South Tahoe rallied from a 3-1 halftime deficit to beat Sparks 4-3 in a boys’ junior varsity soccer match Saturday in Sparks.
The Vikings completed a doubleheader sweep by routing Lowry 7-1 at the same venue.
Two header goals helped stake Sparks to a 3-1 halftime lead, but STHS rallied behind the playmaking of Angel Martinez and Joe Barnett. Barnett scored two second-half goals, and Martinez had a goal and an assist.
Martinez’s breakaway goal tied the score at 3, setting the stage for Barnett’s winning goal with 5 minutes left. Barnett made a run down the left side to get behind the Sparks defense, then blasted in the goal for a 4-3 lead.
Keeper Kyle Hannah and defenders Osvaldo Rosas, Andres Orozco, David Rodriguez and Eduardo Garibay prevented Sparks from scoring in the second half. Jonny Mendoza scored STHS’s first half goal.
Vikings’ JV coach said it was “the boys were impressive in making the adjustments and not giving up when up when getting behind on the scoreboard.”
In the trouncing of Lowry, Mendoza scored twice and Martinez once as the Vikings took a 3-0 halftime lead. Rosas added two goals in the second half, while Garribay and Carlos Martinez collected goals. Hannah, Martinez, Mendoza and Kris DiGrande shared goalkeeping duties.