Sports Roundup: Undefeated South Tahoe Pop Warner JV football hosts Fernley on Saturday, Vikings boys soccer rallies, Whittell volleyball falls in five sets
SOUTH TAHOE POP WARNER JV IMPROVES TO 3-0, HOSTS FERNLEY ON SATURDAY
The South Tahoe Pop Warner junior varsity football team continued its undefeated start to the season with a lopsided victory Friday, Sept. 30. The Vikings beat the Sparks Ducks 43-14, extending their unbeaten streak to three games.
Giovanni Morales scored five touchdowns and had four extra points in the win, while Jeremy Smiley ran in South Tahoe’s last touchdown followed by a two-point conversion. The Vikings dominated the Ducks in the trenches with strong play from their offensive and defensive line.
South Tahoe returns to action with a home game Saturday, Oct. 8, against Fernley at Viking Stadium. Kickoff is scheduled for 5 p.m., following the STPW mitey mites’ game against Fernley at 3 p.m.
SOUTH TAHOE BOYS SOCCER RALLIES PAST LOWRY 4-2
WINNEMUCCA, Nev. — The South Tahoe boys soccer team rallied on the road Wednesday, Oct. 5, to open the second round of 3A Northern League play. The Vikings beat Lowry 4-2, scoring three second-half goals to erase a halftime deficit.
South Tahoe (3-7-1, 3-5-1 3A Northern) returns to action at home Saturday, Oct. 8. Kickoff at Viking Stadium is scheduled for noon.
WHITTELL VOLLEYBALL FALLS IN FIVE SETS AT SIERRA LUTHERAN
CARSON CITY, Nev. — The Whittell volleyball team played a back-and-forth contest on the road Tuesday, Oct. 4 — and things ultimately didn’t go its way. The Warriors fell in five sets at Sierra Lutheran 25-22, 10-25, 20-25, 25-21, 6-15.
Whittell (2-11, 1-4 1A West) returned to action Thursday, Oct. 6, at Pyramid Lake. The Warriors host Sierra Sage Academy on Saturday, Oct. 8 — first serve is scheduled for 10 a.m.
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