Douglas wrestling takes second at Cody Louk

Plus results from Douglas High basketball

Douglas High’s Talia Tretton dribbles inside the arc against Elko on Saturday during the Tigers’ 53-26 win.

Douglas High’s Talia Tretton dribbles inside the arc against Elko on Saturday during the Tigers’ 53-26 win.
Photo by Ron Harpin.

Douglas High School claimed a second place finish at the Cody Louk Invitational over the weekend.

The only team that finished in front of the Tigers’ 192.5 team points was Lowry with 228.

Dalton Nixon and Sage Adie won their weight classes as Nixon dominated his way through the 157-pound bracket.

Nixon had four wins by fall and an 11-7 win over Carson’s AJ Marhevka in the second round.

Adie, wrestling in the 215-pound bracket, also had four wins by fall and his fifth coming via tech fall in the second round.

At 150 pounds, Kolton Zinn took second place after winning his first three matches by fall. His only loss came in the championship.

Gunnar Bleeker was second at 113 pounds with two wins by fall in his first two matches before a loss in the championship.

Aaron Tekansik was third at 190 pounds, winning his first three matches by pin.

His only loss came on a 3-2 decision to eventual champ Luke Fentress from Lowry before Tekansik bounced back with another win by fall and major decision.

Kai Blumenthal was fourth at 132 pounds as was Cody Highfill at 120.

Boys basketball can’t hang with Grants Pass, Elko

Douglas High boys basketball fell behind in the first quarter Saturday against Elko, eventually losing 54-41.

Caden Thacker and Jett Lehmann led the way with nine points apiece.

Trace Estes had eight points, seven rebounds and six steals to go with two while Jeremiah Pitts added six points.

Friday, Douglas fell to Grants Pass, Oregon, 58-47.

Lehmann and Thacker were once again the leading scorers with 12 and 11 points, respectively.

UP NEXT: Douglas (1-7, 1-1) heads to Reno (5-1, 2-0) on Thursday for a league contest.

Girls basketball split weekend series

Douglas High girls basketball dropped its second contest of the year Friday in a 57-41 loss to Grants Pass.

However, the Tigers turned around with a 53-26 win over Elko on Saturday to improve to 5-2 on the season.

Friday, Ashlyn Greenfield led the team with 14 points on 5-of-10 shooting while Hailee Koontz tallied 12 points.

Koontz also grabbed nine boards.

During Saturday’s win over Elko, Douglas had nine players register at least one point.

Aleeah Weaver led the way with 13 points while also snagging a pair of rebounds. Koontz had six points and five boards for Douglas while Mckenzie Main tallied eight points and three rebounds.

Twelve Tigers combined for 23 steals in the win.

UP NEXT: Douglas (5-2, 2-0) will travel to Reno High (3-2, 1-1) on Thursday for a 5:15 p.m. start.

Sierra Lutheran boys drop two games

The Falcon boys basketball team couldn’t keep pace with Spring Creek or South Tahoe this weekend, dropping both contests.

Friday, Spring Creek bested Sierra Lutheran 69-24 after jumping out to a double-digit lead in the first quarter.

Saturday, South Tahoe was also able to jump out to a big lead, resulting in a 57-38 win for the Vikings.

Stats were unavailable for either contest.

UP NEXT: Sierra Lutheran (4-3) will host Incline (3-1) Saturday at 3:30 p.m.


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