South Tahoe girls soccer beats Lowry 3-0
The South Tahoe girls soccer team didn’t have its top game Tuesday — but still managed a victory. The Vikings beat Lowry 3-0 at Viking Stadium, extending their unbeaten streak in league play to 11 matches.
“It was a rather pedestrian performance yet again,” Vikings head coach Jeremy Evans said.
“There were some positives of course, glimpses of why we can be a great team, but we are not playing an entire game with a sense of urgency that great teams do. We’re still too inconsistent at a time in the season where that can be costly.”
South Tahoe (13-2-1, 10-0-1 I-A Northern) had a two-goal lead at halftime with goals from forward Jordyn Dion and midfielder Ally King. The Vikings added to their lead after halftime with a 66th-minute goal from Grace Schouten — she took a flick through from Dion and easily beat Lowry’s goalkeeper for the final goal of the match.
In the first round of league play, South Tahoe beat Lowry (4-5-3, 3-4-2) by a 7-0 margin. The Vikings again dominated possession in their second meeting with the Buckaroos, but couldn’t finish their chances as part of a sluggish performance.
“It’s almost as if we’ve overlooked opponents recently because we’re focused on the rematch with Truckee on Friday,” Evans said. “We must improve in a lot of areas — and quickly — if we are going to be successful in the rematch.”
South Tahoe travels to play Truckee on Friday in a match between the top two teams in the league.
Kickoff is scheduled for 4 p.m.
Vikings boys soccer beats Buckaroos 3-1
WINNEMUCCA, Nev. — The South Tahoe boys soccer team began its stretch of four straight road matches to conclude the regular season with a victory Tuesday. The Vikings beat Lowry 3-1 to complete a season sweep of the Buckaroos.
South Tahoe (7-5-1, 7-4-1 I-A Northern) got goals from Jesus Tapia, Danny Teran and Danny Lizaola in the victory. The win keeps the Vikings ahead of Fallon for the league’s fourth and final playoff spot.
South Tahoe returns to action next Tuesday at Fernley. Kickoff is scheduled for 7 p.m.
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