Sports Roundup: South Tahoe volleyball, boys soccer, girls soccer teams play tripleheader at Incline
VIKINGS VOLLEYBALL RALLIES PAST INCLINE, WINS FOURTH STRAIGHT
INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — The South Tahoe volleyball team rallied past Incline on the road for a non-league victory Wednesday, Sept. 14. The Vikings beat the Highlanders in four sets 19-25, 25-16, 25-16, 25-13 to deliver their fourth straight win.
According to head coach Kelly Racca, South Tahoe (9-3) used an “all-out defensive effort” to beat the Highlanders. Senior Sarah Smith led the Vikings with 29 digs and four aces, while senior Ashley Bricker finished with 28 digs.
Offensively for the Vikings, junior McKenna Brewer led the way with 18 kills, four aces and eight blocks Wednesday. The victory was South Tahoe’s seventh straight against Incline (1-2), a streak that dates back to the 2010 season.
The Vikings returned to action Friday, Sept. 16, for a league match at Lowry. South Tahoe travels to play Dayton on Wednesday, Sept. 21 — first serve is scheduled for 6 p.m.
SOUTH TAHOE SOCCER TEAMS BLANKED BY HIGHLANDERS IN DOUBLEHEADER
INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — The South Tahoe boys and girls soccer teams played a 3A Northern League doubleheader at Incline on Wednesday, Sept. 14. Both teams returned to the South Shore with shutout losses at the hands of the Highlanders.
South Tahoe’s girls team (2-3, 2-1 3A Northern) kicked off the twinbill with a 2-0 loss against Incline. The Highlanders scored once in each half to hand the Vikings their first defeat in league play.
The Vikings boys team (1-4, 1-2) capped off the doubleheader with a 1-0 loss to the Highlanders. The match’s only goal came in the 15th minute, and South Tahoe couldn’t find the back of the net despite a number of chances.
Both teams return to action Wednesday, Sept. 21, against Truckee. South Tahoe’s boys host the Wolverines while the Vikings girls travel to the North Shore — both matches are scheduled for 5 p.m.