South Tahoe girls clobber Dayton, NV to move into postseason position

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — The South Tahoe girls’ basketball team has moved into playoff position after demolishing Dayton and North Valleys in the past week.

The Vikings swept the season series from Dayton (55-15) and North Valleys (58-37) and are 6-7 in the 3A Northern League, good for sixth place, the last playoff qualifying position with four games to play.

Hailey Naccarato and Teagan Williamson each scored 12 points to lead the Vikings offense against Dayton. Naccarato added three assists and seven steals and Williamson had four steals.

Also for the Vikings (7-12, 6-7 Northern), Kayleen Conard scored nine points and grabbed four rebounds, Kaitlyn Janese scored five points and hauled in eight boards, Eva Perry added five points, Mirella had four points and four assists and Layne Hembree netted four and brought down seven rebounds.

South Tahoe will look for a third straight victory at 6 p.m. Friday against rival Truckee (14-5, 7-5 Northern) on the road.

The Vikings nearly beat the Wolverines in the first meeting, surrendering a fourth quarter lead in losing 39-32.

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