Nord, Davis lead the way for Douglas cross country

Lineman get set during Sierra Lutheran High’s football game last weekend at McDermitt. Pictured are center Logan Whittington (66), guard Clayton Jones (77), Logan Williams (88) and Tristen Dries (81). The Falcons beat the Bulldogs, 20-8.

Lineman get set during Sierra Lutheran High’s football game last weekend at McDermitt. Pictured are center Logan Whittington (66), guard Clayton Jones (77), Logan Williams (88) and Tristen Dries (81). The Falcons beat the Bulldogs, 20-8.
Photo by Tony Erquiaga.

The Douglas High School cross country team competed in its final regular season meet at the Flat SAC Invitational in Elverta, California on Saturday.

The girls team was led by sophomore Lucy Nord’s 45th place finish – out of 137 runners – in 20:43.55.

On the boys side, junior Luke Davis led the way with a 28th place finish (16:29.12) out of the 173 runners.

Overall, the Douglas girls were 11th out of 18 teams with 312 points while the boys were 17th of 25 teams with 487 points.

Other notable finishes on the girls side came from senior Niza Barton, whose time of 21:09 was good for 58th.

Amy Van Wagenen (82nd), Ayla Nelson (83rd) and Logan Axtell (84th) all finished next to each other.

Dennis Jorgensen was the second Tiger boys runner to finish, placing 76th in 17:30.

Junior Sage Spencer was 115th in 18:35.

UP NEXT: The Class 5A North regional meet is Friday at Rancho San Rafael Park. The girls race will be held first at 11:20 a.m. while the Class 5A boys race is scheduled for 1:45 p.m.

Spanish Springs volleyball too much for Douglas

For the second time this season, Spanish Springs volleyball was able to sweep Douglas.

Thursday night the Cougars picked up the win – 25-16, 25-13, 25-17.

UP NEXT: Douglas (17-15, 4-10 in Class 5A North league play) is still looking to hold on to the final playoff spot with two regular season games remaining.

The Tigers battled Damonte Ranch (0-14, 0-14) on Tuesday and will finish the regular season against Carson (19-8, 7-7) in Minden on Wednesday at 6 p.m.

Miner girls soccer beats Tigers

The Bishop Manogue girls soccer team proved why it’s locked up the No. 1 seed in Class 4A North Sierra League play with a 5-1 win over Douglas on Saturday.

Douglas’ lone goal came off the foot of Aleeah Weaver with an assist from Zoe Baligad.

UP NEXT: Douglas (4-9-5, 3-4-4) will try to hold on to the final postseason spot in the Sierra League in its final two games of the regular season.

The Tigers only need one tie in either of the two games to secure their spot.

Douglas was at home Tuesday against McQueen (15-1-2, 10-0-1) and will finish the regular season in Minden against Damonte Ranch (7-2-5, 5-2-4).

Galena boys soccer downs Douglas

The Douglas High boys soccer team fell to Galena, 5-1, this past Saturday.

UP NEXT: Douglas (1-18-1, 0-8-0) will close out its season at home against Damonte Ranch on Saturday at 3:15 p.m.

Falcons host Dave Marson Trail Race

The Third Annual Dave Marson Trail Race took place Friday at Sierra Lutheran High School. There were 10 schools participating in the meet, with a total of sixty-five athletes.

South Lake Tahoe won the girls team championship while Wooster won the boys’ side.

Sierra Lutheran’s boys had 26 points, seven points behind Wooster.

The Falcons’ finishers were: Aidan Cocannon 19:50 in fourth place; Noah Sever 20:40 in fifth place; Chandler Ricks 21:32 in 10th place; Elias Woelfel 23:30 in 16th place; Josiah Maschke 24:28 in 20th place; Daniel Poole 28:15 in 36th place; Cameron Bourne 28:22 in 37th place; and Carter Redford 29:54 in 39th place.

Next up for the Falcons is the North Region meet at Rancho San Rafael in Reno on Friday.

The Class 2A girls race will start at 10 a.m. while the 2A boys race is scheduled for 12:35 p.m.

Class 3A girls will run at 10:40 a.m. while the Class 3A boys will compete at 1:10 p.m.

Sierra Lutheran volleyball beats Oasis Academy

The Falcon volleyball team had a light slip in the second set before putting away Oasis Academy on Saturday – 25-12, 21-25, 25-10, 25-13.

The victory moves Sierra Lutheran to 7-13 this season with a 5-11 clip in Class 2A North regional play, per the NIAA.

UP NEXT: With one regular season game remaining on the road at Silver Stage on Wednesday, the Falcons sit one game back of Coral Academy (7-13, 6-10) for the final postseason spot, according to the NIAA.

The two teams split their two regular season meetings, likely leading to a tiebreaker if they end the season knotted up.

Coral Academy plays Pershing County (13-9, 9-5) Thursday.

Falcon football moves to 3-5

Sierra Lutheran football picked up a win after a long road trip Saturday in a 20-8 victory over McDermitt.

UP NEXT: The Falcons will finish their season at home Saturday at 1 p.m. against Loyalton (5-4).


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