Tahoe sports roundup: Viking volleyers fall to 3A Northern leader Fernley
South Tahoe suffered its third straight volleyball loss Saturday at the hands of 3A Northern League leader Fernley.
The Vikings won the first set (25-21) before losing the last three to the Vaqueros 25-21, 25-20, 25-20.
The loss dropped South Tahoe into sixth place in league with a 4-4 record. They trail Fernley (7-1), Dayton (6-2), Lowry (6-2), Truckee (5-3) and Elko (4-3).
McKenna Brewer was a dominating force at the net for the Vikings, recording 14 blocks, 13 of them solo, and also had a team-high 14 kills and two service aces.
Also for the Vikings, Sofia Hedqvist smacked 10 kills and served for three aces, Hailey Naccarato made 19 digs, Navel Moses had nine digs and four kills, Layne Hembree had five kills, Tyler Pevanage had 23 assists and just one ball handling error in 62 attempts and Sydney McCarthy had 10 assists and two aces.
South Tahoe next will host the Dayton Dustdevils at 6 p.m. Wednesday , Oct. 4.
South Tahoe soccer girls fall to North Tahoe
Freshman Kelsey Hogan scored her team-leading sixth goal of the season Saturday but the South Tahoe Vikings girls’ soccer team suffered a 2-1 loss to North Tahoe in Tahoe City.
Hogan scored her goal in the first half where South Tahoe took a 1-0 lead into the break. But the Lakers rallied for two in the second half to earn the win.
The Vikings (5-5-1, 4-2-1 3A) dropped into a tie for fourth place in the 3A Northern League.
Truckee (7-0-1 3A) leads the league and is followed by North Tahoe (6-1-1 3A) and Incline (4-2-2 3A). The Vikings are tied with Spring Creek (4-3-1 3A).
South Tahoe next will visit the Sparks Railroaders (1-5-1 3A) at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 4.
Viking boys’ soccer falls to visiting Lakers
North Tahoe scored two second-half goals Saturday to defeat the South Tahoe Vikings 2-0 in South Lake Tahoe.
The Vikings (4-5-3, 3-3-2 3A Northern) dropped into a tie for fifth place in the 3A Northern League and the Lakers (8-0-0 3A Northern) stayed undefeated.
South Tahoe is behind Truckee (6-1-0), Sparks (5-1-1) and Elko (4-4-0) and is tied with Spring Creek (3-3-2).