Tahoe United adds another title to collection
Tahoe United doesn’t go into a club soccer tournament hoping to make the finals; the boys make it happen.
The under-14 boys’ soccer team recently took first place in the Comstock Tournament in Carson City. This No. 1 result came on the heels of winning the Reno-Micro-Six Tournament and finishing runner-up in the Sagebrush Start-up Tournament.
The young group of players has produced 18 top-two tournament results, including 11 first-place performances.
Tahoe United’s roster includes Austin Brooks, Bryce Bronken, Spenser Buchholz, Derek Caro, Tre Charrette, Diego Garcia, Manny Jimenez, Jesus Martinez-Olmas, Axll Maya, Andreas Orozco, David Rodriguez, R.J. Rupp, Mark Waite and Austin Williams.
Tahoe United is coached by Rob and Sonia Rupp and Abel Caro.
Players can still sign up for adult league
The Lake Tahoe Adult Soccer League is preparing to open its season next week.
Adults can still register for either a 17-and-up or 33-and-up league.
A preseason tournament kicks off the season on May 6, followed by the 33-and-up league commencing on May 9 and the 17-and-older league beginning on May 11. If you wish to register a team or as a player, phone league president Martin Jimenez at (530) 416-0273.
Jake’s Charity Derby offers big prizes
A chance to win up to $1,000 is at stake in Jake’s 17th Annual Charity Fishing Derby & Brunch set for Sunday, June 6 in Tahoe City.
Prize money is awarded to the angler who reels in the largest fish, including $1,000 for the biggest Mackinaw, $500 for the largest brown trout and $250 for the top rainbow trout. A $50 entry donation includes a T-shirt, Jake’s buffet brunch (11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.) and raffle. All proceeds are to benefit North Tahoe High Booster Club.
The competition runs from an hour before sunrise until noon. For more information, rules and regulations, or to donate a prize for the charity raffle please call (530) 583-0188 or visit http://www.jakestahoe.com.
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