Basketball: Carson Valley middle schoolers take second place |

Basketball: Carson Valley middle schoolers take second place

Special to The R-C

The Carson Valley Middle School boys’ seventh-grade basketball team wrapped up a successful season recently, taking second place in the Tah-Neva Conference Championship Tournament.

The Tigers compiled a 9-4 record overall and took second in the league regular season standings as well.

Carson Valley opened its season with a 29-17 win over Alder Creek. Zach Rowden led the team with 10 points, Tim Cadaret had six, Tanner Williams, Jared Rooker and Nolan Greth each had four and Ben Nolting and Jake Evans each had two.

Rowden had 12 points in a 23-13 win over Eagle Valley. Rooker added four, Cadaret had three and Williams and Greth each had two.

Rowden and Williams each scored seven in a 45-34 loss to Carson while Rooker scored six, Greth, Cadaret and Wes Rauber each had four and James Perry had two.

Williams led the team with seven points in a 34-11 win over South Tahoe. Cadaret had five points, Rauber, Rowden and Evans each scored four points, Tanner Valenzuela had three and Nolting and Greth each had two.

Carson Valley suffered a 39-23 defeat to Pau-Wa-Lu as Williams had six points, Cadaret had five, Evans had four and Valenzuela, Greth, Logan Miller and Rauber each had two.

Carson Valley kicked off the second half of the year with a 25-15 win over Alder Creek. Nolting led the team with eight points, Rowden had six, Rauber had four, Valenzuela had three and Miller and Williams each had two.

Nolting and Rowden each had eight points in the 29-28 win over Eagle Valley while Valenzuela added five and Williams, Rooker, Perry and Evans each added two.

Carson topped Carson Valley 31-21 as Rowden scored 10 points, Valenzuela and Greth each had three points and Nolting and Cadaret each had two.

The Tigers beat South Tahoe 42-32, getting 15 points from Rowden, seven from Evans, four each from Dylan Pfaffenberger, Greth and Williams, two apiece from Rooker and Cadaret and one each from Ryan Taylor and Nolting.

Carson Valley wrapped up the regular season by topping Pau-Wa-Lu 39-34. Rowden scored 12, Nolting had seven, Cadaret had six, Perry had four, Pfaffenberger had three and Taylor, Greth and Rauber each had two while Miller added one.

In the opening round of the tournament, Carson Valley topped South Tahoe 38-19, getting seven points from Perry, five from Rauber, four from Williams, three each from Nolting, Valenzuela, Miller and Rowden and two each from Evans, Taylor, Tanner Maxwell and Cadaret.

Carson Valley beat Eagle Valley 37-29 in the tournament semifinals, getting 12 points from Rowden, seven from Evans, six each from Rooker and Greth and two from Pfaffenberger.

Carson prevailed in the touranment title game 42-17. Greth scored four points for the Tigers while Pfaffenberger, Nolting and Cadaret each scored three and Rowden had two.


The Carson Valley eight-grade boys’ basketball finished its season in second place in the Tah-Nevada Conference with a 10-3 record.

Carson Valley opened the season with a 37-34 win over Alder Creek. Alex Tessmann scored 16 points to lead the Tigers to the win.

Dilyn Rooker scored 12 points to lead Carson Valley to a 36-32 win over Eagle Valley.

Rooker had seven points in a 21-20 loss to Carson.

Tessmann scored 12 points in a 42-28 win over South Tahoe while Felix Aceves added 11.

Tessmann scored 18 points in a 33-28 win over Pau-Wa-Lu.

Carson Valley topped Alder Creek 31-26 behind Tessmann’s 10 points and Rooker had 10 points in a 41-30 win over Eagle Valley.

Tessmann again led the team with 14 points in a 37-19 win over South Tahoe and he and Cale Kynett each had 10 points in a 41-25 win over Pau-Wa-Lu to wrap up the regular season.

The Tigers wrapped up their year going 2-1 in the Optimist Tournament.