Sports Roundup: South Tahoe Pop Warner JV football remains undefeated, Lake Tahoe CC soccer teams sweep Siskiyous, Whittell girls soccer rolls past Yerington
SOUTH TAHOE POP WARNER JV FOOTBALL WINS HOME DEBUT, IMPROVES TO 4-0
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — The South Tahoe Pop Warner junior varsity football team rolled in its home debut Saturday, Oct. 8. The Vikings beat the Fernley Vaqueros 35-0 at Viking Stadium, to remain undefeated in four games this season.
South Tahoe concludes the regular season Saturday, Oct. 15, against the Reno Grizzlies at Bishop Manogue High (Reno, Nev.). Playoffs start the following week, with three rounds prior to the Snow Bowl.
WHITTELL GIRLS SOCCER BEATS YERINGTON TO KICK OFF SECOND ROUND
YERINGTON, Nev. — The Whittell girls soccer team opened the second round of 2A Northern League play with a decisive road win Tuesday, Oct. 11. The Warriors beat Yerington 8-0 to remain unbeaten in eight league matches.
Whittell (8-1-1, 7-0-1 2A Northern) returns to action Tuesday, Oct. 18, at Fernley. The Warriors have four road matches remaining before concluding the regular season with a two-game homestand Oct. 28 and 29.
LAKE TAHOE CC SOCCER SWEEPS SISKIYOUS IN CONFERENCE DOUBLEHEADER
WEED, Calif. — The Lake Tahoe Community College soccer teams delivered a road sweep in Golden Valley Conference action on Tuesday, Oct. 11. The Coyotes men rolled to an 8-0 win while LTCC’s women produced a 3-1 victory.
The Lake Tahoe men’s team (7-3-4, 3-0-1 GVC) produced a season-best scoring output in its 8-0 win over the Eagles while extending its conference shutout streak to four matches. The victory over winless Siskiyous (0-13, 0-5) kept the Coyotes tied for first place with Feather River College atop the standings.
Freshman Sean Keith had two goals and three assists against Siskiyous, sophomore Ieuan Thomas had two goals and an assist, and freshman Dalton Rice added a goal and an assist. Sophomores Miguel Diaz-Ortiz, Rich Murray and Ben Sapsed also scored for the Coyotes along with freshman Damien Herrera.
The Coyotes’ women’s team (6-4-2, 3-1) survived a physical test in a 3-1 win over the Eagles on Tuesday. Lake Tahoe did all its scoring in the first 48 minutes to comfortably defeat Siskiyous (4-8-1, 1-3-1) and remain in second place.
Sophomore Shawa Guerrero-Escobedo had two goals and an assist in the victory, and both her goals were assisted by freshman Kenya Maltase. Freshman Marlie Mandaguit also scored for Lake Tahoe, who found the back of the net three minutes into both the first and second halves.
Lake Tahoe returns to action Friday, Oct. 14, with a doubleheader against College of the Redwoods. The matches will be played at Shasta College (Redding, Calif.), with the women’s game kicking things off at 2 p.m.